A gorgeous song for the arrival of Autumn.
The Artist Formerly Known As Prince: The Versace Experience: Prelude 2 Gold (NPG Records/The Prince Estate)
For Fashion Week 1995, The Artist Formerly Known As Prince compiled a cassette that served as a prelude to his forthcoming album The Gold Experience, a release that quickly became a Holy Grail. Part remix album, part sampler, part audio collage, it offers a fascinating–and often quite frustrating–first peek into what The Kid was up to that year.
Taken from the Columbia/Legacy Recordings release, Cabaret Metro, Chicago, IL, May 13, 1995.
This fantastic cover of a Joe Jackson classic gives us a moment to remember Mikey Dees, the late frontman of Fitz of Depression, who passed away this week.
A perennial favorite, and a dedication to the lovelorn today.
Taken from the Sony release, Grand Prix.
Taken from the Fire Records release, Victoria Williams & The Loose Band: Town Hall 1995.
A little song to mark the transition from Summer to Fall.
Taken from the Big Break Records release, Naked And True: Expanded Edition.
Taken from the forthcoming Omnivore Recordings release, A Man Called Destruction.