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Late rock star Prince estate bans Sinead O’Connor’s song ‘Nothing Compares 2 U’ from critically acclaimed documentary

The home of late rock star Prince has banned Sinead O’Connor’s most famous tune from a critically acclaimed documentary about her, the Irish Sun can reveal.

Kathryn Ferguson’s new film Nothing Compares is winning rave reviews at the Sundance Festival.

Irish singer-songwriter Sinead O'Connor performs

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Irish singer-songwriter Sinead O’Connor performsCredit: Getty Images – Getty
Sinead recounted how the Prince summoned her to his Hollywood mansion

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Sinead recounted how the Prince summoned her to his Hollywood mansionCredit: Alamy

It tells Sinead’s Her traumatic upbringing, her overnight success, and her battle to tell the truth about clerical abuse led her to tear the Pope’s picture on America’s late-night television – which nearly destroyed her faith. her career.

But the documentary was broken after the filmmakers were banned from using the song Nothing Compares 2 U, after which the film was named Prince’s Estate.

America’s Variety magazine, which reviewed Nothing Compares over the weekend, told readers: “Prince didn’t allow the song to be used in Nothing Compares, so aside from a few suggested chords, we had to imagine it. it.”

SINEAD’S ESCAPE

Sinead, who Shane’s son died earlier this month, recounted in her memoir last year, Remeberings, how Prince summoned her to the creepy Hollywood mansion, punished her for swearing in interviews, and required housekeepers His friend served her soup, although Sinead had repeatedly refused.

Sinead claimed she escaped on foot in the middle of the night, but Prince stalk her with his car, then rush out and chase her on the highway.

Sinead said: ‘He had this pillow, he was going to hit me and I spit in the car at him. Then I go and ring someone’s doorbell, which is what my dad tells me to do if I’m ever in a situation. “

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But Sinead later appeared to have made peace with the superstar, as she dedicated her performance to him when she performed it on The Late Late Show following his death from an opioid overdose.

She said: “I cried my eyes out for days when the Prince passed away from the loneliness of his death. . . I wanted to hug Prince the moment he died.

“His death, alone, made me cry and that’s what made me dedicate the song to him.”

“We are two selves so big that on a personal level, we don’t like them. I know that Prince did some dark potion so that doesn’t surprise me but I was surprised that he died alone.”

POPE PHOTO PRIDE

Unparalleled, completed before the tragic death of 17-year-old Shane, also saw Sinead talk about tearing up a picture of Pope John Paul II on Saturday Night Live in 1982.

Sinead says that shE has “absolutely no regrets” about her controversial SNL performance and even says it’s the “proudest” thing she’s ever done as an artist.

  • Nothing Compare will hit cinemas in Ireland later this year.
Sinead O'Connor's most famous tune was banned by the prince in the documentary about her

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Sinead O’Connor’s most famous tune was banned by the prince in a documentary about herCredit: Getty Images – Getty
United States singer and songwriter Prince

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United States singer and songwriter PrinceCredit: AFP – Getty

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