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Prince To Release Two New Albums In Sept
John Doran , August 25th, 2014 11:13

Prince is releasing not one but two albums on September 29 - a solo album called Art Official Age and Plectrumelectrum with his current band 3rdEyeGirl.

The albums will be released via Warner Bros. Records - his home during his imperial period that saw him release Controversy, 1999, Purple Rain and Sign O'The Times. The living funk legend resigned with the major in April of this year and this kick-started a flurry of activity including plans to reissue Purple Rain, a new single called 'The Breakdown' as well as these two new albums. Prince had a major falling out with the label 18 years ago over ownership of his master recordings - the rights over which have now been returned to him.

Those who pre-order will get access to new music immediately and a series of "very special" global events to celebrate the releases will be announced soon.

The track listing to Art Official Age is as follows:

ART OFFICIAL CAGE

CLOUDS

BREAKDOWN

THE GOLD STANDARD

U KNOW

BREAKFAST CAN WAIT

THIS COULD BE US

WHAT IT FEELS LIKE

affirmation I & II

WAY BACK HOME

FUNKNROLL

TIME

affirmation III

Here is what Prince's camp have to say about the album: "ART OFFICIAL AGE is a classic Prince album, produced, arranged, composed and performed by Prince and Joshua Welton (@joshuaworld). Sonically the record is a contemporary concoction of soul, R&B and funk. The melodies are immediate and prominent as ever and Prince’s vocals are rich and solid, taking full advantage of his vocal range with decidedly, seductive lyrics."

The track listing to Plectrumelectrum is as follows:

WOW

PRETZELBODYLOGIC

AINTTURNINROUND

PLECTRUMELECTRUM

WHITECAPS

FIXURLIFEUP

BOYTROUBLE

STOPTHISTRAIN

ANOTHERLOVE

TICTACTOE

MARZ

FUNKNROLL

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