"Purple Rain" is a 1984 album by Prince and the accompanying soundtrack to the film of the same name. The album is widely regarded as one of the greatest of all time and one of the defining albums of the 1980s. The music is a fusion of rock, pop, funk, and R&B, with themes of love, heartbreak, sex, and spirituality.

The album features several of Prince's most iconic songs, including the title track "Purple Rain," "When Doves Cry," "Let's Go Crazy," and "I Would Die 4 U." The songs are characterized by Prince's unique vocals, virtuosic guitar playing, and powerful drumming.

"Purple Rain" was a commercial and critical success, topping the charts in several countries and earning Prince an Academy Award for Best Original Song Score. It has since been certified 13x Platinum in the United States and has sold over 25 million copies worldwide.