Prince Property declares deluxe reissue of 1999

Written by on September 10, 2019

Put together to get delirious and get together earlier than the millennium once more: The Prince Property and Warner Bros. Information have introduced an in depth reissue of The Purple One’s legendary 1982 fifth studio album, 1999. Due for launch on November 29th, the album can be remastered for the very first time and embrace 35 beforehand unreleased tracks culled from the legendary vault.

These tracks supply a real window into the late legend’s genius main as much as the blockbuster crossover double album. On the time, he had been engaged on materials that will be handed on to his numerous protégés (see: Vainness 6 and The Time), along with stockpiling various tunes he deliberate to make use of sooner or later. These inform the complete story and will add some context to 1999.

Naturally, as these commemorative releases are usually rolled out, there are three completely different variations. There’s the remastered album, which can be out there on 2LP 180g Purple vinyl, CD, and all streaming platforms, however then there’s the 2 Deluxe editions. The usual Deluxe consists of the extra tracks over 2 CDs or 4 LPS, however the Tremendous Deluxe Version? Maintain my beer.

(Learn: The Top 10 Definitively Prince Songs)

The Tremendous Deluxe Version delivers all of the audio Prince formally launched in and round 1982, 23 beforehand unissued studio tracks recorded between November 1981 and January 1983, and an entire stay efficiency of the 1999 tour recorded in Detroit, MI on November 30th, 1982. What’s extra, each units embrace a DVD of his Houston, TX present on December 29th, 1982.

That’s not all, although. The set will even embrace Prince’s beforehand unseen handwritten lyrics for a number of songs from the period, together with “Little Purple Corvette”, alongside uncommon images from Prince’s early ‘80s photographer, Allen Beaulieu. Rolling Stone critic David Fricke, Weapons N’ Roses bassist Duff McKagan, radio host Andrea Swensson, and Prince scholar Duane Tudahl penned new liner notes.

Seek the advice of the duvet art work and full tracklist beneath.

In associated information, October 29th will carry the discharge of Prince’s memoir, The Beautiful Ones.

1999 Reissue Paintings:

Prince 1999 Album Artwork

1999 Reissue Tracklist:

Disc 1 – 1999 Remastered Album:
01. 1999
02. Little Purple Corvette
03. Delirious
04. Let’s Faux We’re Married
05. D.M.S.R.
06. Computerized
07. One thing In The Water (Does Not Compute)
08. Free
09. Woman Cab Driver
10. All The Critics Love U In New York
11. Worldwide Lover

Disc 2 – Promo Mixes & B-Sides:
01. 1999 (7″ stereo edit)
02. 1999 (7″ mono promo-only edit)
03. Free (promo-only edit)
04. How Come You Don’t Name Me Anymore (“1999″ b-side)
05. Little Purple Corvette (7″ edit)
06. All The Critics Love U In New York (7” edit)
07. Woman Cab Driver (7″ edit)
08. Little Purple Corvette (Dance Remix promo-only edit)
09. Little Purple Corvette (Particular Dance Combine)
10. Delirious (7” edit)
11. Attractive Toad (“Delirious” b-side)
12. Computerized (7″ edit)
13. Computerized (video model)
14. Let’s Faux We’re Married (7″ edit)
15. Let’s Faux We’re Married (7″ mono promo-only edit)
16. Irresistible Bitch (“Let’s Faux We’re Married” b-side)
17. Let’s Faux We’re Married (video model)
18. D.M.S.R. (edit)

Disc 3 – Vault, Half 1:
01. Really feel U Up
02. Irresistible Bitch
03. Cash Don’t Develop On Timber
04. Vagina
05. Rearrange
06. Daring Technology
07. Colleen
08. Worldwide Lover (Take 1, stay in studio)
09. Flip It Up
10. You’re All I Need
11. One thing In The Water (Does Not Compute) (Unique Model)
12. If It’ll Make U Blissful
13. How Come U Don’t Name Me Anymore? (Take 2, stay in studio)

Disc 4 – Vault, Half 2:
1 Possessed (1982 model)
2 Delirious (full size)
Three Purple Music
Four Yah, You Know
5 Moonbeam Ranges **
6 No Name U
7 Can’t Cease This Feeling I Obtained
eight Do Your self A Favor
9 Don’t Let Him Idiot Ya
10 Instructor, Instructor
11 Woman Cab Driver / I Wanna Be Your Lover / Head / Little Purple Corvette (tour demo)

** launched on the 2016 compilation, 4Ever

Disc 5 – Dwell In Detroit – November 30, 1982 (Midnight Present)
01. Controversy
02. Let’s Work
03. Little Purple Corvette
04. Do Me, Child
05. Head
06. Uptown
07. Interlude
08. How Come U Don’t Name Me Anymore?
09. Computerized
10. Worldwide Lover
11. 1999
12. D.M.S.R.

DVD: Dwell In Houston – December 29, 1982:
01. Controversy
02. Let’s Work
03. Do Me, Child
04. D.M.S.R.
05. Interlude – piano improvisation (comprises parts of “With You”)
06. How Come U Don’t Name Me Anymore?
07. Woman Cab Driver
08. Computerized
09. Worldwide Lover
10. 1999
11. Head (comprises parts of “Sexuality”)

Prince Estate announces deluxe reissue of 1999
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