Studio Version of Prince's "Nothing Compares 2 U" Finally Released

Predating the Sinéad O’Connor classic.

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After two dozen years spent locked away in the musician’s vault, the studio version of Prince‘s “Nothing Compares 2 U” cover has finally surfaced online. The song was most famously covered by Sinéad O’Connor in 1990, six years after this version was recorded. The video includes footage of Prince’s Revolution band practicing in Minnesota’s Flying Cloud Drive “Warehouse,” where this song was recorded.

Compare Prince’s soulful version above with O’Connor’s rendition below and let us know: which version reigns supreme?

Elsewhere, it was recently revealed that no charges have been filed in the case of Prince’s death.

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