• Prince: Piano & A Microphone 1983 (180g) Vinyl LP - PRE-ORDER

Prince
Piano & A Microphone 1983 (180g) Vinyl LP - PRE-ORDER

Warner Bros. Records

↳ discovered on cassette tape at Paisley Park

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this item is scheduled to ship Late September 2018
Vinyl LP $21.95
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Intimate, raw, and recorded at his home studio in one take… For those that caught Prince on his Piano & A Microphone Tour, this posthumous album is similar in format, except that it was created in 1983, when the Purple One was on the verge of international stardom. Discovered on a cassette tape at Paisley Park, the 9-tracker consists of RARE looks at early versions of career-defining numbers like "Purple Rain" (released a year later), and hearing Prince's voice over nothing but keys is simply sublime. Also included are "Strange Relationship" (from 1987's Sign O'The Times), "International Lover," and a cover of Joni Mitchell's "A Case of You." But this is an album that you need to enjoy in its entirety, "Mary Don't You Weep," "Cold Coffee & Cocaine"—all so good, timeless and warranting repeated plays!

  • tracklist: 1. 17 Days 2. Purple Rain 3. A Case Of You 4. Mary Don't You Weep 5. Strange Relationship 6. International Lover 7. Wednesday 8. Cold Coffee & Cocaine 9. Why The Butterflies
  • 180g pressing
  • music label: Warner Bros. Records 2018
reviewed by rei kwondo 09/2018

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