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3 Chains o' Gold

3 Chains o' Gold
Directed by Parris Patton,
Randee St. Nicholas,
Prince (as Paisley Park)
Produced by Paisley Park
Starring Prince and The New Power Generation
Music by Prince
Distributed by Warner Music Vision
Release dates
  • August 16, 1994 (1994-08-16)
Running time
73 minutes
Country United States
Language English

3 Chains o' Gold is a 1994 direct-to-video film produced and directed by Prince and starring Prince and The New Power Generation.[1] It is a video collection, tied together with a loose plotline. The film was the 69th best-selling video of 1994.[2]

Contents

  • Plot 1
  • Epilogue 2
  • Film and album 3
  • References 4
  • External links 5

Plot

The story begins with the assassination of Egyptian Princess 7").

Epilogue

At the end of the film, prior to the credits, is an explanation of the name change, attributing it to Prince's desire to be "reborn" and start a perfect life:

Upon the seventh day of the sixth month
Nineteen hundred and ninety-three
Marking the beginning and ending of cycles of creation
Prince, reaching the balance of thirty-five years,
Put into practice the precepts of perfection:
Voicing bliss through the freedom of being one's self
Incarnating the New Power Generation into
The close of the six periods of involution giving
Birth upon himself to regenerate his name as (the Love Symbol)
For in the dawn, all will require no speakable name
To differentiate the ineffable one that shall remain.

Film and album

The film was accompanied by the Love Symbol album, however not all of the album's songs make an appearance in the film, and some of the songs are edited versions. The film's title song is only an instrumental at the end. However, some of the dialogue from the album does appear in the film (a phone call from a reporter, played by Kirstie Alley, to Prince). The final speech of the film (made by Mayte) does not appear on the album, instead another phone call is in its place. The actual songs that appear in the film are:

References

  1. ^ Amy Linden (1994-09-16). "3 Chains O' Gold Review | Reviews and News". EW.com. Retrieved 2011-09-01. 
  2. ^ Billboard - Google Books. Books.google.co.uk. 1995-01-07. Retrieved 2011-09-01. 

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