The Prince Property and Legacy Recordings, a division of Sony Music Leisure, introduced Thursday the forthcoming launch of the 2010 Prince album, “Welcome 2 America.”
It’s described as “a robust artistic assertion that paperwork Prince’s issues, hopes, and visions for a shifting society, presciently foreshadowing an period of political division, disinformation, and a renewed combat for racial justice.”
The title observe, “Welcome 2 America,” is streaming now on a number of platforms together with Spotify and Apple Music.
“All through the highly effective tune, Prince delivers a searing, spoken-word soliloquy set to music about golden parachutes, the superficial nature of social media, actuality TV-fueled movie star tradition, and company monopolies within the music business, in the end concluding that America is the ‘Land of the free / dwelling of the slave,'” in response to a information launch.
Shortly after he accomplished the 2010 “Welcome 2 America” album, Prince launched into a tour of the identical identify that included a number of performances in a number of US cities.
He capped it off with the “21 Nite Stand” at The Discussion board in Inglewood, California.
The deluxe version of “Welcome 2 America” will embrace the whole studio vault album on each CD and black vinyl (accompanied with a high-resolution digital obtain) plus a never-before-released full live performance video of Prince’s April 28, 2011 present at The Discussion board.
“60 Minutes” correspondent Jon Wertheim received a preview of the album in addition to the story behind its making which can be airing this Sunday on CBS.
“Welcome 2 America” drops July 30.