New Prince music coming, Warner Bros. promises months after singer's death
2 albums with unreleased songs will hit stores
Posted: 7:51 AM, Oct 21, 2016
<p>FILE - In this Feb. 4, 2007 file photo, Prince performs during the halftime show at the Super Bowl XLI football game at Dolphin Stadium in Miami. The disclosure that some pills found at Prince's Paisley Park home and studio were counterfeit and contained the powerful synthetic opioid fentanyl strongly suggests they came to the superstar illegally. Prince died April 21, 2016, of an accidental fentanyl overdose. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara, File)</p>
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Warner Bros. Records says it is about to unveil two projects by the late megastar Prince that include previously unreleased material.
"Prince 4Ever" is a 40-song compilation of his biggest hits from his Warner Bros. days along with two previously unreleased songs: "Batdance" and "Moonbeam Levels." It's due in stores Nov. 22 and will feature a booklet with new Prince photos shot by photographer Herb Ritts.
Warner Bros. also says the "Purple Rain" deluxe reissue will come early next year. It will feature a second album of unreleased songs.
Prince and Warner Bros. parted ways in 1996.
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