Video: The Bird

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1984: Sex Shooter Music Videos
Music Videos
(Related Artists)
1985: The Screams Of Passion
The Bird

The Bird music video selected snapshots

Music Video details

First aired: Week of 8 April 1985 (MTV)
Producer(s): Information needed
Director: Albert Magnoli
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

The Bird is the fifth video by The Time released for broadcast and to promote the single.

The video mixes the performance of the song from the Purple Rain movie and miscellaneous footage from the film (like the Jungle Love video, it does not contain any scene with Prince).

In 2004, The Bird was included on the two Disc Special Edition - 20th Anniversary Edition of Purple Rain.

Shooting Information
Shooting Sessions
Date Location Additional info
Late November 1983 / Early December 1983 First Avenue, Minneapolis, MN, USA Performance for the Purple Rain movie

Released Versions
Title Length Released Version Additional info
The Bird 3:48 Purple Rain (2004 DVD release)

Additional Information

See Also Quotation & triva

Sex Shooter
Music Videos (Prince) Music Videos (Related Artists) 1985
The Screams Of Passion