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NPG Records & Warner Bros. Records Announce Two New Prince Releases, Both with Previously Unreleased Music from The Vault

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  • October 21, 2016
    NPG Records & Warner Bros. Records Announce Two New Prince Releases, Both with Previously Unreleased Music from The Vault

    Greatest Hits Collection PRINCE 4Ever Arrives On November 22

    Remastered, Deluxe Version of Purple Rain Due In Early 2017

     

    Today, NPG Records and Warner Bros. Records announced two new Prince releases that will celebrate the iconic artist’s music and introduce fans to previously unreleased material from his legendary vault. This will mark the first Prince recordings released since his passing on April 21st of this year.

    Released on November 22nd in the U.S. and November 25th around the world, PRINCE 4Ever will bring together 40 of Prince’s best-loved songs, including the blockbuster hits “When Doves Cry,” “Let’s Go Crazy,” “Kiss,” “Little Red Corvette,” “Purple Rain,” “Raspberry Beret,” “Sign O’ The Times,” “Alphabet Street,” “Batdance,” “Cream,”and “The Most Beautiful Girl in the World.”

    PRINCE 4Ever includes “Moonbeam Levels” — a previously unreleased song originally recorded in 1982 during the1999 sessions and later considered for the never released Rave Unto The Joy Fantastic album. PRINCE 4Ever will also arrive with a 12-page booklet of never-before-seen photos by acclaimed photographer Herb Ritts.

    In addition, early next year will see the release of the much-anticipated remastered, deluxe version of Purple Rain, plans for which were agreed with Prince before he passed away. The remaster of the classic Purple Rain will arrive with a second album of previously unreleased material. More details will be revealed closer to the release date.

    The track-listing for PRINCE 4Ever is as follows:

    1.    1999

    2.    Little Red Corvette

    3.    When Doves Cry

    4.    Let’s Go Crazy

    5.    Raspberry Beret

    6.    I Wanna Be Your Lover

    7.    Soft and Wet

    8.    Why You Wanna Treat Me So Bad

    9.    Uptown

    10. When You Were Mine

    11. Head

    12. Gotta Stop (Messin’ About)

    13. Controversy

    14. Let’s Work

    15. Delirious

    16. I Would Die 4 U

    17. Take Me With U

    18. Paisley Park

    19. Pop Life

    20. Purple Rain

    21. Kiss

    22. Sign ‘O’ The Times

    23. Alphabet Street

    24. Batdance

    25. Thieves In The Temple

    26. Cream

    27. Mountains

    28. Girls & Boys

    29. If I Was Your Girlfriend

    30. U Got The Look

    31. I Could Never Take The Place of Your Man

    32. Glam Slam

    33. Moonbeam Levels

    34. Diamonds and Pearls

    35. Gett Off

    36. Sexy MF

    37. My Name Is Prince

    38. 7

    39. Peach

    40. Nothing Compares 2 U

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Greatest Hits Collection PRINCE 4Ever Arrives On November 22

Remastered, Deluxe Version of Purple Rain Due In Early 2017

 

Today, NPG Records and Warner Bros. Records announced two new Prince releases that will celebrate the iconic artist’s music and introduce fans to previously unreleased material from his legendary vault. This will mark the first Prince recordings released since his passing on April 21st of this year.

Released on November 22nd in the U.S. and November 25th around the world, PRINCE 4Ever will bring together 40 of Prince’s best-loved songs, including the blockbuster hits “When Doves Cry,” “Let’s Go Crazy,” “Kiss,” “Little Red Corvette,” “Purple Rain,” “Raspberry Beret,” “Sign O’ The Times,” “Alphabet Street,” “Batdance,” “Cream,”and “The Most Beautiful Girl in the World.”

PRINCE 4Ever includes “Moonbeam Levels” — a previously unreleased song originally recorded in 1982 during the1999 sessions and later considered for the never released Rave Unto The Joy Fantastic album. PRINCE 4Ever will also arrive with a 12-page booklet of never-before-seen photos by acclaimed photographer Herb Ritts.

In addition, early next year will see the release of the much-anticipated remastered, deluxe version of Purple Rain, plans for which were agreed with Prince before he passed away. The remaster of the classic Purple Rain will arrive with a second album of previously unreleased material. More details will be revealed closer to the release date.

The track-listing for PRINCE 4Ever is as follows:

1.    1999

2.    Little Red Corvette

3.    When Doves Cry

4.    Let’s Go Crazy

5.    Raspberry Beret

6.    I Wanna Be Your Lover

7.    Soft and Wet

8.    Why You Wanna Treat Me So Bad

9.    Uptown

10. When You Were Mine

11. Head

12. Gotta Stop (Messin’ About)

13. Controversy

14. Let’s Work

15. Delirious

16. I Would Die 4 U

17. Take Me With U

18. Paisley Park

19. Pop Life

20. Purple Rain

21. Kiss

22. Sign ‘O’ The Times

23. Alphabet Street

24. Batdance

25. Thieves In The Temple

26. Cream

27. Mountains

28. Girls & Boys

29. If I Was Your Girlfriend

30. U Got The Look

31. I Could Never Take The Place of Your Man

32. Glam Slam

33. Moonbeam Levels

34. Diamonds and Pearls

35. Gett Off

36. Sexy MF

37. My Name Is Prince

38. 7

39. Peach

40. Nothing Compares 2 U