Prince Originals Album will stream exclusively on TIDAL in June

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This June, The Prince Estate, in partnership with Warner Bros. Records and TIDAL, will release Originals, a 15-track album featuring 14 previously unreleased recordings that illuminate the vital role Prince played in other artists’ careers. The tracks were selected collaboratively by Troy Carter, on behalf of The Prince Estate, and JAY-Z.

Starting June 7, Originals will stream exclusively on TIDAL for fourteen days. In the spirit of sharing Prince’s music with his fans as he wanted, the album will be available to stream in Master quality via TIDAL’s HiFi subscription tier. Members will be able to hear the recordings just as the Artist intended the tracks to sound.

On June 21st, Warner Bros. Records will release this extraordinary body of work, sourced directly from Prince’s vast archive of Vault recordings, via all download and streaming partners and physically on CD, while 180 gram 2LP and limited edition Deluxe CD+2LP formats will follow on July 19th. Pre-order the album here:

1. “Intercourse Shooter” — Apollonia 6, Apollonia 6 (1984)
2. “Jungle Love” — The Time, Ice Cream Citadel (1984)
3. “Manic Monday” — The Bangles, Completely different Gentle (1985)
4. “Midday Rendezvous” — Sheila E., The Glamorous Life (1984)
5. “Make-Up” — Self-importance 6, Self-importance 6 (1982)
6. “100 MPH” — Mazarati, Mazarati (1986)
7. “You’re My Love” — Kenny Rogers, They Don’t Make Them Like They Used To (1986)
8. “Holly Rock” — Sheila E., Krush Groove (OST) (1985)
9. “Child, You’re a Journey” — Jill Jones, Jill Jones (1987)
10. “The Glamorous Life” — Sheila E., The Glamorous Life (1984)
11. “Gigolos Get Lonely Too” — The Time, What Time Is It? (1982)
12. “Love… Thy Will Be Accomplished” — Martika, Martika’s Kitchen (1991)
13. “Expensive Michaelangelo” — Sheila E., Romance 1600 (1985)
14. “Wouldn’t You Like to Love Me?” — Taja Sevelle, Taja Sevelle (1987)
15. “Nothing Compares 2 U” — The Household, The Household (1985)

CLICK HERE to watch videos from Prince’s Friend including the Prince Originals album announcement.


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