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Review of Prince's halftime performance from Super Bowl XLI

Review of Prince's halftime performance from Super Bowl XLI

This article originally appeared in the Chicago Tribune on Feb. 5, 2007 from Super Bowl XLI when the Chicago Bears played the Indianapolis Colts.

Prince has long touted his relationship with his divine one, and the diminutive rock-funk icon must've called in a favor Sunday. How else to explain the perfect, dramatic backdrop for Prince's Super Bowl halftime performance, one that, for once, justified the existence of a mini-concert sandwiched between halves of football.

With the rain falling in diagonal sheets, the pyrotechnics flashing like lightning and camera-lens water spots adding a psychedelic touch, Prince presented a spectacle that actually required a...

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