About “Raspberry Beret”
“Raspberry Beret” is a hidden song by The Derailers from their album Reverb Deluxe.
A remake of the classic Prince hit “Raspberry Beret”, originally released in 1985 as the first single from his album Around The World In A Day. The song has a unique blend of pop, rock, and psychedelic elements, which were quite different from Prince’s previous work.
The song was a commercial success, reaching number two on the US Billboard Hot 100 chart and becoming a top 10 hit in several other countries. It has since been covered by various artists and has been featured in films and television shows. “Raspberry Beret” remains a fan favorite and one of Prince’s most popular songs.
About Reverb Deluxe
The Derailers are a band from Austin, Texas known for their blend of classic country and rockabilly. Their album Reverb Deluxe, released in 1997, showcases their energetic and infectious sound.
The album features twelve tracks, all written by the band members, with catchy hooks and driving rhythms that make it hard to sit still. The opening track, “Can’t Stop a Train,” sets the tone for the album with its twangy guitars and rollicking beat. Other standout tracks include “More of Your Love,” with its infectious chorus and upbeat tempo, and “If It’s Really Gotta Be This Way,” a heartbreak ballad that showcases lead singer Tony Villanueva’s emotional vocal delivery.
Reverb Deluxe is a fun and lively album that perfectly captures the spirit of classic country and rockabilly. It’s clear that the Derailers are passionate about this style of music, and their enthusiasm is infectious.
How to find “Raspberry Beret”
On CD: Begins at 2:35 of track #14 (“Come Back”)
Listen to “Raspberry Beret”
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