Nonpoint covered Prince and the Revolution’s “When Doves Cry”, and he earned the seal of approval from Prince’s bandmates.
The track was originally released in 1984 by Prince and the Revolution, and now Nonpoint offers a more metallic take on the classic.
Check out Nonpoint’s coverage below:
And here is the original of Prince and the Revolution:
Revolution member Dr Fink reacted to Nonpoint’s coverage saying “I just listened to Doves and thought it was great!”
“The review of ‘When Doves Cry’ from Prince and the Revolution by Nonpoint rocks like a champion bullfighter killing a precious bull! ” he added.
Speaking about their cover, Nonpoint singer Elias Soriano commented:
“Over the years our fans have always had a quiet romance with the songs we love to cover. Seeing that our biggest run in this category, our Phil Collins cover of “In The Air Tonight”, was a suggestion from a friend and fan of the band, we thought it was only appropriate to let all of our fans have the chance to throw their hats in the ring this time. So, in the midst of a global pandemic, we hosted a parenthesis-style voting tournament with a roster of contenders from Metallica to DMX.
As fans voted for a few weeks, it was exciting to see him go from 16 songs to the last two, Metallica – Nothing Else Matters vs Prince’s – When Doves Cry. When they picked Prince, the real work began. “We went through version after version. We knew we had to do it justice in the greatest possible way as a tribute to Prince and always do it No. Period. Our fans will be singing it for years to come.”
Nonpoint’s most recent album, X, was released in 2018.
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