September Classic Rock Record of the Month - Prince - Piano and a Microphone 1983 (180g)
PRINCE - Piano & A Microphone 1983 - On what would have been his 60th birthday, the Prince estate announced that it is releasing a new album of previously unreleased home recordings, Piano and a Microphone 1983, set to arrive September 21st 2018. The LP's nine tracks were culled from cassette recordings Prince made at his piano at his Kiowa Trail home studio in Chanhassen, Minnesota. The estate teased the project with Prince's rollicking and rumbling rendition of the 19th century spiritual, "Mary Don't You Weep," which will also play during the end credits of Spike Lee's upcoming movie. The LP's nine tracks were culled from cassette recordings Prince made at his piano at his Kiowa Trail home studio in Chanhassen, Minnesota. The striking cover photo was shot by photographer and Prince's close collaborator Allen Beaulieu backstage at the 1999 tour.
Tracks- Disc 1 -
1. Medley: 17 Days / Purple Rain / a Case of You / Mary Don't You Weep / Strange Relationship / Interna
- Disc 2 -
1. Cold Coffee & Cocaine (Piano & a Microphone 1983 Version)
2. Why the Butterflies (Piano & a Microphone 1983 Version)