Prince Estate To Release Album Of 15 Previously Unheard Tracks

April 25, 2019
Prince, Benefit Concert, Singing, 1990

(Photo by David Brewster/Minneapolis Star Tribune/TNS)

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This coming June, the estate for the late singer Prince will be releasing an album comprised of 15 tracks of previously never-before-heard music.

Titled Originals, the LP will include recordings from 1981-1991, of songs Prince primarily wrote for other artists.  The songs, from Prince’s “Vault” recordings, include many well-known hits such as Sheila E.’s “The Glamorous Life,” and the Bangles’ “Manic Monday.”  Also included will be “Nothing Compares 2U,” which was released as a standalone single last year.

The album will be available for digital download June 21, before its physical release July 19.

The full track list is as follows:

1. “Sex Shooter” – Recorded by Prince in 1983, appears on Apollonia’s Apollonia 6 (1984) 

2. “Jungle Love” – Recorded by Prince in 1983, appears on the Time’s Ice Cream Castle (1984) 

3. “Manic Monday” – Recorded by Prince in 1984, appears on The Bangles’ Different Light (1985) 

4. “Noon Rendezvous” – Recorded by Prince in 1984, appears on Sheila E.’s The Glamorous Life (1984) 

5. “Make-Up” – Recorded by Prince in 1981, appears on Vanity 6’s Vanity 6 (1982) 

6. “100 MPH” – Recorded by Prince in 1984, appears on Mazarati’s Mazarati (1986)

7. “You’re My Love” – Recorded by Prince in 1982, appears on Kenny Rogers’ They Don’t Make Them Like They Used To (1986) 

8. “Holly Rock” – Recorded by Prince in 1985, appears on Sheila E.’s Krush Groove (OST) (1985) 

9. “Baby, You’re a Trip” – Recorded by Prince in 1982, appears on Jill Jones’ Jill Jones (1987) 

10. “The Glamorous Life” – Recorded by Prince in 1983, appears on Sheila E.’s The Glamorous Life (1984) 

11. “Gigolos Get Lonely Too” – Recorded by Prince in 1982, appears on The Time’s What Time is It? (1982) 

12. “Love… Thy Will Be Done” – Recorded by Prince in 1991, appears on Martika’s Martika’s Kitchen (1991) 

13. “Dear Michaelangelo” – Recorded by Prince in 1985, appears on Sheila E.’s Romance 1600 (1985) 

14. “Wouldn’t You Love to Love Me?” – Recorded by Prince in 1981, appears on Taja Sevelle’s Taja Sevelle (1987) 

15. “Nothing Compares 2 U” – Recorded by Prince in 1984, appears on The Family’s The Family (1985)

Via Rolling Stone