It's been a LONG time since we had Prince on here.
So let's just go with what is arguably his most ambiguous song in his catalog.
7? Seven of WHAT? Seven names of God? Seven deadly sins? Is he just into numerology? Either way, it's clearly heavy on the religious undertones. Also, in the video, he kills past versions of himself - even Purple Rain-era Prince, people. Also, his wife dances with a sword on her head, which is pretty badass.
The song has middle Eastern and funk influences, with a heavy drum and bass. This unusual song made it to #7 on the pop charts, mostly because of Prince's intellect and savoir-faire.
(Yes, of course we chose to post this today. Makes sense, right?)
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