Nine songs we might not have famous were created by Prince

Nine songs we competence not have famous were created by Prince
Prince didn’t only write songs for himself…(Picture: Getty Images)

Prince left behind an memorable low-pitched bequest behind following his comfortless genocide one year ago during a age of 57.

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But aside from his possess behind catalog of classics, a thespian also penned a whole garland of hits for other people – some of that we competence not even realize he wrote.

Let’s remind ourselves of some of his compositions that went on to be hits for other artists – reminding us only how inclusive his change unequivocally was.

So how many of these did we know were created by Prince?

MANIC MONDAY – The Bangles

The lady rope soared to series dual in both a US and UK with this lane in 1986 – that was indeed created by Prince underneath a nom de plume Christopher.

I FEEL FOR YOU – Chaka Khan

This strain creatively seemed on Prince’s self-titled 1979 entrance manuscript though it was Chaka Khan’s chronicle that surfaced a charts in 1984 and soon won him a Grammy for best RB strain a following year.

NOTHING COMPARES 2 U – Sinead O’Connor

A classical series one, accompanied by a now iconic video – though it was Prince who creatively wrote it, for side plan The Family. Ironically this strain – that surfaced a UK charts in 1990 – reached series one on a US Billboard charts on Apr 21 1990, accurately 26 years to a day before Prince’s black death.


Alicia Keys reached series 26 in a UK charts with this lane – from her manuscript Songs In A Minor – in 2002, though it was in fact a Prince lane that featured on a B-side to his classical strike 1999.


Remember this? It appearance during series 9 in a UK charts in 1991, and was created by both Martika (of Toy Soldiers fame) and Prince himself.

LOVE SONG – Madonna

Actually it’s sincerely apparent that Prince had a palm in essay this one given he indeed sings on it – though it’s such a good lane it’s estimable of a mention. Features on Madonna’s classical 1989 manuscript Like A Prayer.

STAND BACK – Stevie Nicks

This strain was a large US strike for a Fleetwood Mac thespian behind in 1983, and it facilities uncredited synth subsidy from Prince – with Stevie desirous to write a strain after she listened Little Red Corvette.

ROUND AND ROUND – Tevin Campbell

Another strain that was a large strike in a US, peaking during series 12 in 1990. It also featured on a soundtrack of Prince’s film Graffiti Bridge

PRAY – MC Hammer

OK so Prince didn’t indeed write Hammer’s swat as such – though a strain heavily samples his 1984 strike When Doves Cry, and was one of a initial songs to underline a Prince representation that a male himself legally sanctioned. It reached series 8 in a UK singles draft in 1990.

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