Song of the Day #1,595: ‘Nothing Compares 2 U’ – The Family

I’ll finish off the week with another cover I didn’t know was a cover.

I certainly knew Sinead O’Connor’s smash ‘Nothing Compares 2 U’ was written by Prince (the number ‘2’ and the letter ‘U’ are kind of a giveaway). But I didn’t realize that it had been previously recorded by The Family, a band formed by His Purple Highness in 1985.

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