Amazing Prince Purple Rain Cover By Maroon 5’s Adam Levine
Howard Stern Releases Jaw Dropping Performance, Maroon 5’s Frontman And Friend Of Prince Performs An Amazing Cover Of Prince’s 1984 Chart Topper, Purple Rain
As a tribute to Prince who was found dead Thursday in his Minnesota home. Howard Stern released previously private performance from his 60th birthday party by Maroon 5’s Adam Levine who performed a cover of Prince’s Purple Rain. His performance from 2014 stunned mourning Prince fans around the world.
Levine was both a musical peer and friend to Prince. Levine said an in interview “I’ll remember the great times that we had and just constantly being inspired by how he did things his way and never let anybody deter what he wanted to accomplish creatively and musically.” He went on to say that “As a musician, I can’t tell you how much that’s rubbed off on me.” and added “I hadn’t seen Prince in awhile, I feel lucky to have been able to call him a friend.”
“He was such a fearless guy who would always follow his own path. And I think it’s a really rare thing, more and more these days, very rare for someone to do that. He stood for so much, as far as creative freedom. There’s too much to say and it’s all very overwhelming, and I’m still kind of in shock. But I’m gonna miss him. And I wish now that I was able to spend some more time with him while he was here.” source: Billboard