Prince releases his spine-chilling version of The Bangles' 'Manic Monday'

Publish Date
Wednesday, 26 June 2019, 10:23AM

In the '80s, Prince wrote one of The Bangles' biggest hits, 'Manic Monday.'

Now, over 30 years later, the Prince Estate has released the late musician's version of the track - and it is achingly beautiful!

Putting his signature spin on the hit, the song is perfection.

It's no wonder The Bangles' melody and structure was not a far cry at all from his original.

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The accompanying music video features rare rehearsal footage of Prince jamming with two bandmates in-studio for Prince & the Revolution’s 'When Doves Cry' video.

Prince's version of the track will feature on his new posthumous album Originals — a compilation of his demos that would go on to become hits for other artists; it also includes Sinéad O'Connor's 'Nothing Compares 2 U.'