New Prince Albums Announced With Previously Unreleased Music

'Prince 4Ever' is coming in November, and a remastered 'Purple Rain' with a bonus album of unreleased material will follow.

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One of the biggest questions surrounding Prince's untimely death this past April was: what's going to happen to the vault? The state of the music legend's famous—and enormous—vault of unreleased music seemed up in the air. Today, the first stirrings of an answer happened, as NPG Records and Warner Bros. announced two new Prince albums that will both contain songs from the vault.

The first album of the two will be a best-of called Prince 4Ever, which will be released on Nov. 22. But in addition to "When Doves Cry," "Raspberry Beret," and the like, the record will also contain a previously unreleased song called "Moonbeam Levels." According to a statement issued by Warner Bros., the track was recorded in 1982 during the sessions for 1999Prince 4Ever will also contain a booklet with never-before-seen photos by Herb Ritts. 

The second album, planned for early 2017, will be a remastered, deluxe version of Purple Rain. That record, which was reportedly planned with Prince's input, will come with a second album of previously unreleased material. Details of that project have not yet been released. 

The tracklist for Prince 4Ever is below:

1. 1999
2. Little Red Corvette
3. When Doves Cry
4. Let's Go Crazy
5. Raspberry Beret
6. I Wanna Be Your Lover
7. Soft and Wet
8. Why You Wanna Treat Me So Bad
9. 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


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