Pince has had a spotty track record the past few years. We weren’t really sure if he was making music of if he was at home sitting in his mansion making sure all traces of his image (and music) had been forever removed from the Internet.
Apparently, we were wrong (and happily so). Prince has long been one of our favorites and, after seeing him live serval years back, that (positive) opinion is unlikely to change, despite the purple one’s idiosyncrasies.
Just to prove how out of step we were Prince (backed by 3rdeyegirl) landed on The Daily Telegraphs’s list of Top 50 Albums with PlectrumElectrum (2014).
Ok, top 50. Not a big deal, right? Think again. PlectrumElectrum came in at #3 on the list and was bested only by Leonard Cohen at #2 (another story altogether) and Ed Sheeran at #1.
After a little more digging we found the below live performance of “FUNKNROLL” on the Arsenio Hall show a couple months back. Guess what? It is amazing.
If that weren’t enough, Prince also released a solo album called Art Official Age (21014). Both albums were released on Warner Brothers, a label he returned to after an 18 year feud.
Art Official Age is classic Prince and delves back into his electro-funk and R&B influences.
To purchase either album, visit the official Prince Art Official page.