Watch Elvis Costello Cover "Purple Rain"

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Watch Elvis Costello Cover "Purple Rain"

Even though the “Radio Radio” singer-songwriter is known to gravitate towards unexpected covers, Elvis Costello’s recent take on the Prince classic “Purple Rain,” is still pretty awesome. The singer performed the cover as part of his interactive Spectacular Spinning Songbook, which was originally staged in 1986 and features a giant wheel of 40 songs that is spun to randomly determine the setlist.

Watch Costello’s take on the Prince staple below.