Iconische WBR Catalogus van Prince nu wereldwijd beschikbaar op alle streaming services

Warner Bros. Records (WBR) kondigde gisteren aan dat de iconische WBR Catalogue van Prince vanaf de start van de Grammy Awards wereldwijd beschikbaar wordt op alle streamingkanalen.

Cameron Strang, voorzitter & CEO, Warner Bros. Records zegt: “Prince recorded his most influential and popular music during his time with Warner Bros. and we are deeply aware of our responsibility to safeguard and nurture his incredible legacy. Warner Bros. is thrilled to be able to bring Prince’s music to his millions of fans around the world via streaming services, fittingly on music’s biggest night. We’d like to thank Prince’s estate, Universal Music Publishing, the Grammy Awards and all of the streaming services for their great collaboration in making this landmark event possible.”

“We’re also pleased to announce our plan to release the remaster of Prince’s most iconic album, Purple Rain, along with two incredible albums of previously unreleased Prince music and two complete concert films from the Paisley Park vault on June 9.
When we make any of Prince’s music available to fans – from the hits to unreleased gems – we are committed to upholding Prince’s high creative standards and we know fans will be thrilled when they hear these albums and see these films.”

Prince, die 40 jaar geleden voor het eerst tekende bij Warner Bros., nam zijn meest invloedrijke en populaire albums op voor het label:
Prince, Dirty Mind, Controversy,1999, Purple Rain, Around the World in a Day, Parade, Sign O’ The Times, Batman en Diamonds and Pearls (om er maar een paar te noemen).

Maar ook de grootste songs van zijn carriere kwamen uit via Warner Bros.; Let’s Go Crazy, Kiss, Little Red Corvette, Raspberry Beret, When Doves Cry, Sign O’ The Times, Alphabet Street, Batdance, Cream, I Would Die 4 U, Diamonds and Pearls, Pop Life, Delirious, 1999, Purple Rain en nog veel meer.

Afgelopen november kwam het album PRINCE4Ever uit, een verzameling van Prince’s favoriete nummers en de nog niet eerder uitgebrachte track ‘Moonbeam levels’.