Exploring The Unreleased Music In Prince’s Vault

It’s been five years since Prince died, but his estate continues to churn out new music from the prolific artist.  Jon Wertheim reports on the unreleased songs – 8,000 by one estimate – locked away in Prince’s vault and the newly unlocked album, “Welcome 2 America” Watch the 60 Minutes piece below.

Prince Estate To Release Rare ‘Welcome 2 America’ Album, Featuring Bob Dylan And Janet Jackson Covers

On July 30, the Prince Estate and Sony’s Legacy Recordings will release Prince’s “Welcome 2 America” album, which was recorded in 2010 but never released.   The album is a powerful creative statement that documents Prince’s concerns, hopes, and visions for a shifting society, presciently foreshadowing an era of political division, disinformation, and a renewedContinue reading “Prince Estate To Release Rare ‘Welcome 2 America’ Album, Featuring Bob Dylan And Janet Jackson Covers”

Prince‘s Remastered Album Sign O’ The Times To Be Reissued On September 25

Prince‘s 1987 album Sign O’ The Times will be reissued by Warner Records in September and amongst the formats are two enormous CD and vinyl super deluxe editions that offer a massive 63 previously unreleased tracks, including 45 studio ‘vault’ tracks.  The Super Deluxe Edition Box Set is comprised of the following: CD1 or LPContinue reading “Prince‘s Remastered Album Sign O’ The Times To Be Reissued On September 25”

Prince’s Prolific Career Celebrated With “Let’s Go Crazy: The GRAMMY Salute to Prince”

Just two days after the 62nd Annual GRAMMY Awards, the Recording Academy, AEG Ehrlich Ventures and CBS will celebrate the unparalleled career of 38-time GRAMMY nominee and seven-time GRAMMY winner Prince by presenting “Let’s Go Crazy: The GRAMMY Salute to Prince.” The live concert taping will be held Tuesday, Jan. 28 at 7:30 p.m. PTContinue reading “Prince’s Prolific Career Celebrated With “Let’s Go Crazy: The GRAMMY Salute to Prince””

Pages From Prince’s Life

Begun just months before his death in 2016, a memoir by the legendary singer-songwriter Prince is now being published as “The Beautiful Ones.” Jamie Yuccas from CBS This Morning reports on how the manuscript by Prince Rogers Nelson came to light, and talks with editor Dan Piepenbring, who helped Prince tell his story, including howContinue reading “Pages From Prince’s Life”

Prince 1999 Remastered Edition To Be Released On November 29

On November 29th the Prince Estate, in partnership with Warner Records, will reissue Prince’s landmark album 1999, remastered for the very first time, along with 35 previously unreleased tracks from Prince’s legendary vault. Considered one of the most iconic and influential double albums in rock history, Prince 1999 was released at a major turning pointContinue reading “Prince 1999 Remastered Edition To Be Released On November 29”

Prince Estate to Release 15-Track ‘Originals’ Album 

On Prince’s birthday, June 7, the late artist’s estate, in partnership with Warner Bros. Records and Tidal, will release “Originals,” a 15-track album featuring 14 previously unreleased recordings by Prince of such songs. The tracks were selected collaboratively by Troy Carter, on behalf of The Prince Estate, and Jay-Z. Starting June 7, “Originals” will streamContinue reading “Prince Estate to Release 15-Track ‘Originals’ Album “

Prince Memoir The Beautiful Ones Coming This Fall

From Prince himself comes the brilliant coming-of-age-and-into-superstardom story of one of the greatest artists of all time—featuring never-before-seen photos, original scrapbooks and lyric sheets, and the exquisite memoir he began writing before his tragic death.  Prince was a musical genius, one of the most talented, beloved, accomplished, popular, and acclaimed musicians in history. He wasContinue reading “Prince Memoir The Beautiful Ones Coming This Fall”

Paisley Park Announces Performers & Special Guests Joining CELEBRATION 2019

Prince’s Paisley Park in Chanhassen, Minnesota, has announced programming details for its annual four-day special event, CELEBRATION, honoring the unique life and legacy of the prodigiously talented cultural icon Prince Rogers Nelson. Taking place between April 25-28 at Prince’s historic home and recording sanctuary outside Minneapolis, the event will welcome fans from around the worldContinue reading “Paisley Park Announces Performers & Special Guests Joining CELEBRATION 2019”

Ana DuVernay To Direct Prince Documentary For Netflix

Filmmaker Ana DuVernay (Selma, A Wrinkle in Time) will direct a documentary about the late musician Prince. The as-yet-untitled documentary, which began shooting early this year, will be available to stream on Netflix. “Prince was a genius and a joy and a jolt to the senses. He was like no other,” DuVernay shared. “He shatteredContinue reading “Ana DuVernay To Direct Prince Documentary For Netflix”

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