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Watch LCD Soundsystem, Sufjan Stevens & More Cover Prince Classics At Coachella 2016

Written by Emmy Mack on April 24, 2016

Coachella Weekend 2 has unsurprisingly become a giant love-fest for departed musical legend Prince, and rightly so.

During his time on this earth, The Purple One influenced just about every genre of music there is. He’s almost without a doubt your favourite guitarist’s favourite guitarist.

And after he passed away suddenly at the age of 57 last week – hardly more than a day before weekend 2 of Coachella was set to get underway – it’s unsurprising that many of the festival’s artists have been using their performances to honour the fallen musical genius.

Sufjan Stevens teamed up with Gallant for a rendition of Purple Rain, while headliners LCD Soundsystem honoured His Purpleness with a cover of Controversy.

Joey Bada$$ also valed the heck out of Prince, jamming out to 1999 in front of that iconic symbol, while Diplo, Skrillex and Jack Ü flashed it during their set as well.

Ellie Goulding also wrapped her pipes around When Doves Cry during her set at the festival.

And weekend 2 is far from over, so we reckon it would be safe to expect the Prince lovin’ to keep rolling on.

Watch all the Prince tributes from Coachella 2016 so far below, and stay up to date with all the latest info via our Remembering Prince Feed.

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