outbrain
Close  

Warner Bros. to release new Prince album in September

/ 05:14 PM June 08, 2018

In this Feb. 4, 2007 file photo, Prince performs during halftime of the Super Bowl XLI football game in Miami. Warner Bros. Records has announced a new Prince album on what would have been the “Purple Rain” megastar’s 60th birthday. The company said Thursday, June 7, 2018, that “Piano & A Microphone 1983” from Prince’s storied vault will be released on Sept. 21 on CD, vinyl and digital formats. Image: AP/Chris O’Meara

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Warner Bros. Records has announced a new Prince album on what would have been the musician’s 60th birthday.

The company said Thursday that “Piano & A Microphone 1983” from Prince’s storied vault will be released on Sept. 21 on CD, vinyl and digital formats.

ADVERTISEMENT

Warner Bros. says the album features Prince working through nine tracks in a private rehearsal recording at his now-demolished home studio in the Minneapolis suburb of Chanhassen.

Among the songs are “17 Days”, Joni Mitchell’s “A Case of You”, ”Strange Relationship”, ”International Lover” and “Purple Rain”, the title song of Prince’s 1984 hit movie.

FEATURED STORIES

Also included is Prince performing the spiritual “Mary Don’t You Weep”.

Prince was 57 when he died of an accidental fentanyl overdose at his Paisley Park recording complex in 2016. CC

RELATED STORIES: 

Prince gone: Only April but it’s a terrible year for music

Sports world mourns music legend Prince

ADVERTISEMENT
Read Next
EDITORS' PICK
MOST READ
Don't miss out on the latest news and information.
View comments

Subscribe to INQUIRER PLUS to get access to The Philippine Daily Inquirer & other 70+ titles, share up to 5 gadgets, listen to the news, download as early as 4am & share articles on social media. Call 896 6000.

TAGS: Drug overdose, Minneapolis, Piano & A Microphone 1983, Prince, Super Bowl, Warner Bros. Records
For feedback, complaints, or inquiries, contact us.


© Copyright 1997-2020 INQUIRER.net | All Rights Reserved

We use cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. By continuing, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. To find out more, please click this link.