This afternoon, at 5:07 p.m. CDT, Prince's "Nothing Compares 2 U" was played by radio stations around the country, marking 7 hours and 13 days since the death of Prince (a reference to the song's opening line).
Prince's side project The Family, who changed their name to fDeluxe after getting back together in 2009, have reunited once again to re-record a new version of "Nothing Compares 2 U". The Family originally popularized the record before it became internationally known through Sinnead O'Connor's rendition in 1990. Original Family members St. Paul, Eric Leeds, and Susannah Melvoin appear on this new version along with the Minnesota Symphony who also appeared on 1985 version as STRINGenius. Watch group members record the song above, and stream their new version of "Nothing Compares 2 U" below.