Readers' Poll: The 10 Best Prince Songs

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10. "The Beautiful Ones"

The gorgeous Purple Rain ballad "The Beautiful Ones" is a an underrated standout track from the album and film, which carried many of the singer's first Number One hits. Prince is pained as he sings of unrequited love, delivering drama and passion above the piano, synth and drums while begging his lover to choose him over another.