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New Album 'Piano and a Microphone 1983' by Prince coming in September

Warner Bros. is releasing a new album by Prince. The project drops September 14. The album is available in CD, 180 Gram Vinyl and Deluxe Edition CD/LP.

"Piano and a Microphone 1983" features:

Track Listings: 

Disc 1: Medley: 17 Days / Purple Rain / A Case Of You / Mary Don't You Weep / Strange Relationship/International Lover 

Disc 2: Cold Coffee & Cocaine (Piano & A Microphone 1983 Version)
Why The Butterflies (Piano & A Microphone 1983 Version)





About "Piano and a Microphone 1983

Recorded in 1983 at Prince's Kiowa Trail home studio in Chanhassen, MN & engineered by Don Batts, Piano & A Microphone 1983 is a nine track, 35-minute album features a previously unreleased home studio cassette recording of Prince at his piano. The private rehearsal provides a rare, intimate glimpse into Prince s creative process as he worked through songs which include 17 Days and Purple Rain (neither of which would be released until 1984), a cover of Joni Mitchell's A Case Of You, Strange Relationship (not released until 1987 on his critically acclaimed Sign O' The Times album), and International Lover. The album also includes a rare recording of the 19th Century spiritual Mary Don't You Weep, featured during the end credits of Spike Lee's "BlacKkKlansman." For fans of Prince s spontaneous live medleys, tracks 1-7 of the album are presented in that same format as they were originally recorded.

 "BlacKKKlansman" is now in theaters. 




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