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Prince’s New Deal to Bring Back Classic ‘Purple Rain’

For the last few months, Prince has been teasing the release of a new full-length album titled “PLECTRUMELECTRUM.” Turns out that’s just one of many projects the Purple One has in store for 2014.

Today, Warner Bros. Records announced a new agreement with Prince “that will see the release of long-awaited, previously unheard music, while giving the artist ownership of the master recordings of his classic, global hits,” according to a press release. The deal also gives Warner Bros. licensing for every album released between 1978 and the 1990s.

The first release stemming from this partnership will be a digitally remastered, deluxe reissue of Prince’s seminal album “Purple Rain,” which celebrates its 30th anniversary this summer. Other planned projects will follow soon after, the press release adds.

Below, listen to Prince’s latest single, “FALLINLOVE2NITE,” featuring Zooey Deschanel.


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