What is Prince's greatest song from 1995?

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Purple Current Time Machine
Each week in March, the Purple Current Time Machine goes to a different year to pick the best of Prince's output. Vote and tune into the Purple Hour at noon on Friday. (MPR Graphic)

Every Friday in March our Purple Hour (12pm and 7pm CST) will be turning into a Purple Current Time Machine. We will be taking a look at Prince's musical output for a specific year, (even if it was released significantly later) and you will be voting on the top tracks for that year. This means that Prince's output as a ghostwriter, producer, and collaborator are all fair game.

For our third installment, we've chosen 1995. It was a pivotal year for Prince, as he was in the midst of a years-long battle with his label, Warner Bros. Records, and released his first album, The Gold Experience, under his unpronounceable symbol. Although he was still writing and recording at a fast pace, some of the songs he created during this year wouldn't be released until later in the decade, making it a fascinating time to revisit in our Purple Current Time Machine.



 1. Prince - Gold

 2. Prince - Dolphin

 3. Prince - Endorphinmachine

 4. Prince - The Most Beautiful Girl In The World

 5. Prince - Days of Wild (released in 1998 on Crystal Ball)

 6. Prince - P. Control

 7. Prince - Shhh

 8. Prince - Eye Hate U

 9. Prince - 319

10. Prince - Billy Jack B*tch

11. Prince - The Ride (released in 1998 on Crystal Ball)

12. New Power Generation - Count the Days

13. Prince - Now

14. Prince - Rock and Roll is Alive! (And it Lives in Minneapolis)

15. Mayte - If Eye Love U 2night

16. New Power Generation - Get Wild

17. New Power Generation - The Good Life

18. Prince - Da Bang (released in 1998 on Crystal Ball)

19. Prince - Shy

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