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Audio of Prince’s final concert at Atlanta’s Fox Theatre posted online — listen

The Purple One signs off with a career-spanning solo piano set

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    One week before his death at the age of 57, Prince performed two unforgettable final concerts at Atlanta’s Fox Theatre. He had been in the midst of a solo piano tour entitled “Piano & A Microphone”, and both performances were marked by a degree of intimacy rarely witnessed at Prince’s more extravagant, full-band shows.

    The all-encompassing setlists drew from every stage of the Purple One’s prolific career, and included a cover of David Bowie’s “Heroes”, which is all the more heartbreaking now that we’ve lost both icons within a span of months. The evening ended with a stirring rendition of “Purple Rain”, with the crowd singing along.

    As Idolator reports, a complete recording of the second show is now available to stream via Soundcloud.

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    Setlist (Early Show):
    Little Red Corvette / Dirty Mind
    Linus and Lucy (Vince Guaraldi cover)
    Nothing Compares 2 U
    Joy in Repetition
    Muse 2 the Pharaoh
    U Got the Look
    Pop Life
    Elephants & Flowers
    I Could Never Take the Place of Your Man
    A Case of You (Joni Mitchell cover)

    Encore:
    I Feel for You
    Controversy
    The Most Beautiful Girl in the World
    I Would Die 4 U
    Baby I’m a Star

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    Encore 2:
    “Heroes” (David Bowie cover)
    Diamonds and Pearls
    Adore
    The Beautiful Ones
    How Come U Don’t Call Me Anymore
    Do Me, Baby
    I Wanna Be Your Lover
    Kiss

    Setlist (Late Show):
    When Will We Be Paid (The Staple Singers cover)
    The Max
    Black Sweat
    Girl
    All Day, All Night (Jill Jones cover)
    I Would Die 4 U
    Baby I’m a Star
    The Ballad of Dorothy Parker
    Eye Love U, But Eye Don’t Trust U Anymore
    Little Red Corvette / Dirty Mind
    Linus and Lucy (Vince Guaraldi cover)
    Nothing Compares 2 U

    Encore:
    Cream
    Black Muse
    How Come U Don’t Call Me Anymore

    Encore 2:
    Waiting in Vain (Bob Marley & The Wailers cover)
    If I Was Your Girlfriend

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    Encore 3:
    Sometimes It Snows in April
    Purple Rain / The Beautiful Ones / Diamonds and Pearls

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