Best Prince Songs


The Top Ten

1 Purple Rain

This song has multiple nings. You could Study and interpret it endlessly. Its simple, but really complex. Its poetic art and is one of my favorite songs EVER!

I've never been a fan of Prince, but I've always respected him. He may have been a Prince, but he died a king. Rest in peace. - WonkeyDude98

This is one of those songs that someone plays to contemplate and enjoy a starry night!

Not just his best song but maybe the best song ever!

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2 When Doves Cry

A beautiful song from a highly talented artist showing all his emotions and capabilities not only from his different voices but also from his hands making tunes and beats from his own

This will always be Prince's greatest song. So original and authentic. Powerful and moving. The long version truly conveys the unbelievably powerful emotion of this legendary hit. From the electrifying opening guitar riff to the brilliant synth ending this song will go down as one of the best songs ever.

Can't Sleep without listening this song, a great song with an awesome music video, Prince Rules...

Best of the best. Its groovy and never tire of dancing to this hit.

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3 Little Red Corvette

Really good song love the guitar parts in the song - mneilan

This song should be number 4 or higher

Best song ever! The video to this song is the best of prince!

Great guitar intro, extraordinary melody

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4 Kiss

This song is so unique and genius, and it's one of the songs that shot him to superstardom. - Celestius

This song came out of nowhere, made everyone say, oh my, here comes Prince

Love this song! Watching him perform it was even more sensational.

Another great song from the legend Prince a real musician. - Drum1997

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5 1999

This song made me love & enjoy life while you can

Classic a song released in the 80s about 1999 which was the future (at that time) - mneilan

I dreaming when I wrote this forgive me if it goes to long

He made his own mark with this song

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6 Let's Go Crazy

The Guitar in this song is amazing - mneilan

"Dearly beloved, we are gathered here today to celebrate this thing called life."
The intro gives me goose bumps. It's such an amazing songs that should be 2 or 3 because of how prince can turn that intro into an upbeat dancing song

RIP Prince. In my humble opinion, this is his best, closely followed by 1999 and When Doves Cry

Just cause its absolutely amazing. Then again so are all his songs...

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7 The Beautiful Ones

Best song of all time

Prince always had fashion

Heart Felt song

I'll love me some prince Yolanda toliver

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8 I Would Die 4 U

The lyrics would be the only reason for me to believe in Jesus.

Spiritual and inspirational, prince could sing anything

April is the fourth month of the year. 'U' is the 21st letter in the alphabet. Prince died on April 21st. Coincidence? I think not.

Funny that this should be titled this...because he died for us. He went down swinging, to put it that way. - WonkeyDude98

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9 Raspberry Beret

Why is this not higher? A really good upbeat feel and great memories from the time of release.

Hard to pick a favorite, but this one is mine. What put this one over the top for me is the subject matter of the song, it has a wonderful quaintness to it.

This is my all time favorite Prince song. It always boost my mood!

Great video too

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10 Sign "O" the Times

Has a great and original basslines and is overall a very creative and insightful song that still holds true today.

Live version with guitar intro in awesome

Not the harry styles version, great song. Also Why isn't starfish and coffee way higher!?


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The Newcomers

? Baby I'm a Star

The Contenders

11 I Wanna Be Your Lover

One of my all time favorite songs!

Very wonderful classic song

One of his greatest songs


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12 Erotic City

This song is so addictive! Once you've listened to it, you can't stop - sedatingthesystem21

Incredibly funky song. That bass. That groove. Brilliant.

Fantastically funky song with a great bass line.

Funky as hell. The irresistable hook, lyrics and melody.

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13 The Most Beautiful Girl in the World

This one should be way higher! Least top 5!

This is my favourite on this list but where is Diamonds and Pearls?

One of the best ones ever!

This must be next to purple rain,the lyrics and melodies are amazing but the falsetto vocals towards the end,shoot the song among the top 10 for me.

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14 Cream

A great pop song, it was what bought me into the world of Prince

My favorite song. Shows many sides of him

I just think this song has a great slowish beat and prosonifis Princ and his charisma.

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15 Fallinlove2nite

Reminds me of when he appeared on New Girl

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16 The Dance
17 Take Me With U

Is song is so awesome and great to sing along.

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18 Mountains

An amazing song, melody lyrics, a great hook and flawless singing,only Prince can make instructions funky - "guitars and drums on the one! uh! "

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19 1000 X'S and O'S
20 Paisley Park

Yes, very underrated but very appreciated by real Prince fans. Why isn't Sometimes it Snows in April or Condition of the Heart on this list? :/

A wonderfully imaginative song with a haunting and memorable beat! A song well ahead of its time!

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