Unearthing Hidden Gems: Exploring Unreleased Tracks
Delve into Prince’s timeless musical legacy as we re-explore his iconic ‘Diamonds and Pearls’ album. Unveiling a treasure trove of unreleased tracks, this retrospective journey celebrates the artist’s genius and the album’s impact on the music landscape. Join us in uncovering the hidden gems that continue to shine a light on Prince’s unparalleled artistry.
Prince’s iconic album “Diamonds and Pearls,” a groundbreaking collaboration with The New Power Generation, is set to make a triumphant return. Scheduled for release on October 27th by Paisley Park Enterprises in conjunction with Sony Music Entertainment and Warner Records, this highly anticipated reissue will be accessible across vinyl, CD, and digital platforms.
The 1991 masterpiece has been meticulously remastered for an enhanced listening experience. However, the pinnacle of this release is the astonishing 12xLP/7xCD super deluxe edition. Boasting an impressive array of 47 unreleased tracks, this version also includes a captivating Blu-ray featuring over two hours of Prince’s legendary live performances from his coveted vault. Complementing this musical treasure trove is a meticulously crafted 120-page book, replete with previously unpublished photographs and insightful essays from Prince aficionados.
For those seeking alternatives, the 4xLP/2xCD deluxe edition presents an enticing collection of single mixes and edits. Additionally, there is the option to acquire the standalone remastered album. The pre-order process is currently in progress, giving fans the opportunity to secure their copies ahead of time. The artwork and comprehensive tracklist can be perused below. As an exclusive preview of this reissue, Prince’s estate has generously shared two previously unreleased tracks: “Alice Through the Looking Glass” and “Insatiable (Early Mix – Full Version).” Immerse yourself in these tracks by streaming them below.
“Diamonds and Pearls” marks the continuation of Prince’s vault exploration, following the recent re-releases of “1999” and “Sign O’ the Times.” Earlier this season, his estate unveiled the captivating tracks “All a Share Together Now” and “7 (E Flat Version),” treating audiences to a glimpse of these gems at the Paisley Park Celebration earlier this year. This reissue not only pays homage to Prince’s unparalleled musical legacy but also invites both die-hard fans and newcomers to experience his artistry anew.