Video: Baby I’m A Star

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1984: I Would Die 4 U Music Videos
Music Videos
(Related Artists)
1985: Take Me With U
Baby I’m A Star

Baby I’m A Star music video selected snapshots

Music Video details

First aired: Late 1984
Producer(s): Information needed
Director: Paul Becher
Related home video/DVD: Purple Rain (DVD release - 20th Anniversary Collector Edition)
First (Commercially) Released: 24 August 2004


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

Baby I’m A Star is a Prince and the Revolution video released for broadcast and the first which was not created to promote a single.

The live footage was shot during the 20 November 1984 concert at Capital Centre, Landover, Maryland. The video for I Would Die 4 U is from the same Landover show. There have been no audio-only releases of this performance. With no corresponding single, it be also seen as promotional tools for the Purple Rain Tour.

Shooting Information
Shooting Sessions
Date Location Additional info
20 November 1984 Capital Centre, Landover, MD, USA Live performance

Released Versions
Title Length Released Version Additional info
Baby I’m A Star 13:02 Purple Rain (2004 DVD release)

Prince streaming video platforms (2017)
Released for sale as separate track on iTunes (2017)

Additional Information

See Also Quotation & triva

  • The release on the Purple Rain (SE DVD) is in conjunction with I Would Die 4 U, they were originally taped at the same concert in continuous segue, but later edited for this video.
  • Footage of Baby I’m A Star was later included in the Purple Medley video.

I Would Die 4 U
Music Videos (Prince) Music Videos (Related Artists) 1985
Take Me With U