Things to make you go "WTF?"
Yet another example of retromania weirdness, as a band do a show around a complete set of "The one who used to be called Prince's" Purple Rain
http://thequietus.com/articles/10853-amanda-palmer-the-grand-theft-orchestra-new-years-show-purple-rain

Is this a trend? Beck, Flaming Lips, and others making not quite perfect copies of famous albums or performances.
http://retromaniabysimonreynolds.blogspot.co.uk/2012/11/beck-retromania-art-versus-craft.html
http://retromaniabysimonreynolds.blogspot.co.uk/2012/11/wow-what-great-piece-on-afterlife-of.html
This isn't quite the same as the Tribute Band although that seems to be a much bigger thing than I remember. Whatever it is, it's certainly Hauntological!
http://www.scoop.it/t/hauntology
The Quietus | News | Amanda Palmer To Play Purple Rain In Full »
Palmer set to play Prince's magnum opus at New Year's show in New York

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