Thursday (April 21, 2016) marked a tragic day for the music community when news broke that Prince had passed away at his Paisley Park residence at the age of 57.
In the Corvette community, Prince was best known for his chart topping hit “Little Red Corvette”. Upon his passing yesterday, Chevrolet crafted an amazing and beautiful way to say goodbye to Prince by featuring a Little Red Corvette advertisement. From Fox News Channel 2:
Chevy placed the ad in the USA Today Network of papers. It features a red Corvette at the bottom and six simple words: “Baby, that was much too fast.” Underneath that was 1958-2016.
The ad is of course a tip of the cap to one of Prince’s most famous songs, “Little Red Corvette”.
The song premiered on the album 1999 in 1983 and was his biggest hit at the time. It was also his first reach the top 10 in the U.S. and peaked at six in the Billboard Hot 100 chart.
Enjoy this fitting tribute to an incredibly talented artist and musician.