Rare Prince album surfaces in Canada

Rare Prince album surfaces in Canada
 

A rare copy of Prince's Black Album - one of the most sought-after vinyl records of all time - has been discovered in Canada.
Conceived as hard funk riposte to his pop persona, and containing some of the star's darkest lyrics, the album was slated for release in 1987 before Prince had a "spiritual epiphany" and demanded it be destroyed.
Five pristine copies surfaced in the US last year, with one selling for $42,298 (£31,500). Now another edition, only the ninth in existence, has been found.
It was owned by a former record pressing plant employee in Canada, who held on to a copy of... read more

 
5 June 2018 in Art & Culture, Views: 33
Source: BBC
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