Video: The Greatest Romance Ever Sold

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1999: Beautiful Strange Music Videos
(Prince)
Music Videos
(Related Artists)
2000: One Song
The Greatest Romance Ever Sold

The Greatest Romance Ever Sold music video selected snapshots

Music Video details


First aired: December 1999
Producer(s):
Director: Malik Sayeed
Related home video/DVD:
First (Commercially) Released: -

Awards


Date Institution, Country Award
This music video has not received any awards in the USA

The Greatest Romance Ever Sold is a video made to promote the song of the same title. It features only Prince and a female dancer that went by the name Desray. Prince is said to have met Desray after spotting her in a chorus line of strippers at the Crazy Horse in Paris. The video was filmed at Paisley Park Studios in Chanhassen, MN, USA, likely in November 1999.


Shooting Information
Shooting Sessions
Date Location Additional info
November 1999 Paisley Park Studios, Chanhassen, MN, USA
Cast
Crew

Malik Sayeed - director


Versions
Released Versions
Title Length Released Version Additional info
The Greatest Romance Ever Sold 4:39 Prince YouTube channel (2017)

Released for sale as separate track on iTunes (2018)


 
Additional Information

See Also Quotation & triva

  • In his cover of Sheryl Crow's Everyday Is A Winding Road, Prince changed thew lyric I hitched a ride with a vending machine repair man to I hitched a ride with a Crazy horse showgirl, likely alluding Desray, the female in the video.

References
1999
Beautiful Strange
Music Videos (Prince) Music Videos (Related Artists) 2000
One Song