Tag: NPG

Prince: Piano And A Microphone 1983 (NPG/Warner Bros.)

The first foray into the legendarily massive Prince archival vaults is an enjoyable session that finds him alone on piano, playing around in the studio with songs old and new.

Prince And The Revolution: Purple Rain (Warner Brothers)

In 1984, Prince released Purple Rain, what many consider to be his magnum opus. Shortly before his death, he began working on an archival release–something he seemed reluctant to do–and now, a year after his passing, this lavish set appears, containing an album of outtakes, rare mixes and b-sides, and an astonishing live performance. But does all this bonus material alter the original album’s status as one of the best albums of all time?