Posthumous Prince album 'Originals' announced

Featuring Previously Unheard Material From The Purple One

An album of previously unreleased material from Prince is set to be released in June, featuring a selection of tracks picked by Jay-Z and Troy Carter on behalf of Prince's estate.

Originals will be shared to Jay-Z's streaming platform Tidal as an exclusive release from June 7-20 before receiving a wider physical release via Warner Music on Friday June 21. 

 

Spanning 15 tracks, Originals stems from Prince's many 'Vault' recordings, with Carter and Jay-Z primarily selecting tracks that Prince wrote for other artists between 1981-1991, including The Bangles' 'Manic Monday,' Kenny Rogers' 'You're My Love' and Prince's original 1985 version of 'Nothing Compares 2 U.'

 

 

 

Check out the full track listing for the record below, and preorder a physical copy here

 

Originals Track List

 

1. “Sex Shooter” – Recorded by Prince in 1983, appears on Apollonia’s Apollonia 6(1984)

2. “Jungle Love” – Recorded by Prince in 1983, appears on the Time’s Ice Cream Castle (1984)

3. “Manic Monday” – Recorded by Prince in 1984, appears on The Bangles’ Different Light (1985)

4. “Noon Rendezvous” – Recorded by Prince in 1984, appears on Sheila E.’s The Glamorous Life (1984)

5. “Make-Up” – Recorded by Prince in 1981, appears on Vanity 6’s Vanity 6 (1982)

6. “100 MPH” – Recorded by Prince in 1984, appears on Mazarati’s Mazarati (1986)

7. “You’re My Love” – Recorded by Prince in 1982, appears on Kenny Rogers’ They Don’t Make Them Like They Used To (1986)

8. “Holly Rock” – Recorded by Prince in 1985, appears on Sheila E.’s Krush Groove (OST) (1985)

9. “Baby, You’re a Trip” – Recorded by Prince in 1982, appears on Jill Jones’ Jill Jones (1987)

10. “The Glamorous Life” – Recorded by Prince in 1983, appears on Sheila E.’s The Glamorous Life(1984)

11. “Gigolos Get Lonely Too” – Recorded by Prince in 1982, appears on The Time’s What Time is It?(1982)

12. “Love… Thy Will Be Done” – Recorded by Prince in 1991, appears on Martika’s Martika’s Kitchen (1991)

13. “Dear Michaelangelo” – Recorded by Prince in 1985, appears on Sheila E.’s Romance 1600 (1985)

14. “Wouldn’t You Love to Love Me?” – Recorded by Prince in 1981, appears on Taja Sevelle’s Taja Sevelle (1987)

15. “Nothing Compares 2 U” – Recorded by Prince in 1984, appears on The Family’s The Family (1985)

 

Originals, the posthumous record from Prince will be released via Warner Music on Friday June 21.

 

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