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You’ll finally get to hear Prince’s original versions of Manic Monday, Jungle Love & more in June

You’ll finally get to hear Prince’s original versions of Manic Monday, Jungle Love & more in June

It was three years this past weekend since Prince passed away suddenly and the opening of his significant Vaults continues with the Prince Estate and Warner announcing Prince Originals an album highlighting the multitudinous work and songwriting he did behind the scenes for other artists.

Over 15 tracks of which 14 are previously unreleased, the compilation due June 7th, will feature demos and Prince versions of songs from The Time, The Bangles, Vanity 6, Sheila E, Kenny Rogers, Martika and more, as listed below.

The compilation was selected collaboratively by Troy Carter, on behalf of The Prince Estate, and JAY-Z. On June 7th, it will be streamed exclusively in master quality on TIDAL’s hi-fi subscription tier before general release two weeks later on On June 21st.

Prince Originals will be available 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 will be here.


Tracklist

Song Title First Released by (Artist: Album – year) Year of Prince’s Recording Included on Originals
1. Sex Shooter  Apollonia 6: Apollonia 6 – 1984 1983
2. Jungle Love The Time: Ice Cream Castle – 1984 1983
3. Manic Monday The Bangles: Different Light – 1985 1984
4. Noon Rendezvous Sheila E.: The Glamorous Life – 1984 1984
5. Make-Up Vanity 6: Vanity 6 – 1982 1981
6. 100 MPH  Mazarati: Mazarati – 1986 1984
7. You’re My Love Kenny Rogers: They Don’t Make Them Like They Used To – 1986 1982
8. Holly Rock  Sheila E.: Krush Groove (OST) – 1985 1985
9. Baby, You’re a Trip Jill Jones: Jill Jones – 1987 1982
10. The Glamorous Life  Sheila E.: The Glamorous Life – 1984 1983
11. Gigolos Get Lonely Too The Time: What Time Is It? – 1982 1982
12. Love… Thy Will Be Done Martika: Martika’s Kitchen – 1991 1991
13. Dear Michaelangelo Sheila E.: Romance 1600 – 1985 1985
14. Wouldn’t You Love to Love Me? Taja Sevelle: Taja Sevelle – 1987 1981
15. Nothing Compares 2 U The Family: The Family – 1985 1984

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