Prince: "Purple Rain" expanded reissue and greatest hits album announced

Prince: "Purple Rain" expanded reissue and greatest hits album announced

Prince's milestone album "Purple Rain" will be re-released in a new, remastered, expanded, deluxe edition in early 2017 via NPG Records/Warner Bros. The full operation has been developed using plans that were “agreed [upon] with Prince before he passed away”, according to a press release. The "Purple Rain" reissue will also feature "a second album of previously unreleased material”. More details will be revealed later.

Moreover, the Purple One will also be the focus of a new greatest hits album called "Prince 4Ever", due out on November 22 in the U.S. and featuring 40 of his best-known tracks, as well as a previously unreleased one titled “Moonbeam Levels”.

Check out the album artwork and full tracklist for that below.

01 1999
02 Little Red Corvette
03 When Doves Cry
04 Let's Go Crazy
05 Raspberry Beret
06 I Wanna Be Your Lover
07 Soft and Wet
08 Why You Wanna Treat Me So Bad
09 Uptown
10 When You Were Mine
11 Head
12 Gotta Stop (Messin' About)
13 Controversy
14 Let's Work
15 Delirious
16 I Would Die 4 U
17 Take Me With U
18 Paisley Park
19 Pop Life
20 Purple Rain
21 Kiss
22 Sign 'O' The Times
23 Alphabet Street
24 Batdance
25 Thieves In The Temple
26 Cream
27 Mountains
28 Girls & Boys
29 If I Was Your Girlfriend
30 U Got The Look
31 I Could Never Take The Place of Your Man
32 Glam Slam
33 Moonbeam Levels
34 Diamonds and Pearls
35 Gett Off
36 Sexy MF
37 My Name Is Prince
38 7
39 Peach
40 Nothing Compares 2 U


All about

Prince Roger Nelson (born June 7, 1958), known by his mononym Prince, is an American singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and actor. A major figure in popular music for over three decades, Prince is renowned as an innovator and is widely-known for his eclectic work, flamboyant stage presence and wide vocal range. Widely regarded as the pioneer of Minneapolis sound, Prince's music combines…
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