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Purple Rain Reloaded coming June 23 with Unreleased Songs

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Late Prince’s landmark album ‘Purple Rain’ is getting a reissue, and is expected to include some previously unreleased tracks.

The remastered version will be released later this summer in honor of the legend’s musical milestones.

According to an update from NPG Records and Warner Bros. Records released on 28 April, 2017, two remastered versions of the 1984 album will be released on 23 June.

The two-CD Purple Rain Deluxe set includes the 2015 “Paisley Park Remaster” of the original tapes from the soundtrack, which was overseen by Prince.

The second disc, “From The Vault: Unreleased,” includes 11 previously unreleased songs from 1983-84, including “Electric Intercourse,” “Possessed,” “Our Destiny / Roadhouse Garden,” the instrumental “Father’s Song,” “We Can F–k” (a 10-minute version different from the one released on 1990’s “Graffiti Bridge)” and “Katrina’s Paper Dolls.”

Disc One: Original Album (2015 Paisley Park Remaster)
1. Let’s Go Crazy
2. Take Me With U
3. The Beautiful Ones
4. Computer Blue
5. Darling Nikki
6. When Doves Cry
7. I Would Die 4 U
8. Baby I’m A Star
9. Purple Rain

Disc Two: From The Vault & Previously Unreleased
1. The Dance Electric
2. Love And Sex
3. Computer Blue (“Hallway Speech” version)
4. Electric Intercourse (studio)
5. Our Destiny / Roadhouse Garden
6. Possessed (1983 version)
7. Wonderful Ass
8. Velvet Kitty Cat
9. Katrina’s Paper Dolls
10. We Can F–k
11. Father’s Song

PURPLE RAIN DELUXE – EXPANDED EDITION
Includes Disc One and Disc Two as Listed Above
Disc Three: Single Edits & B-Sides
1. When Doves Cry (edit)
2. 17 Days
3. Let’s Go Crazy (edit)
4. Let’s Go Crazy (Special Dance Mix)
5. Erotic City
6.  Erotic City (“Make Love Not War Erotic City Come Alive”)
7.  Purple Rain (edit)
8.  God
9.  God (Love Theme From Purple Rain)
10. Another Lonely Christmas
11. Another Lonely Christmas (extended version)
12. I Would Die 4 U (edit)
13. I Would Die 4 U (extended version)
14. Baby I’m A Star (edit)
15. Take Me With U (edit)

DVD: Prince And The Revolution, Live at the Carrier Dome, Syracuse, NY, March 30, 1985
1. Let’s Go Crazy
2. Delirious
3. 1999
4. Little Red Corvette
5. Take Me With U
6. Do Me, Baby
7. Irresistible Bitch
8. Possessed
9. How Come U Don’t Call Me Anymore?
10. Let’s Pretend We’re Married
11. International Lover
12. God
13. Computer Blue
14. Darling Nikki
15. The Beautiful Ones
16. When Doves Cry
17. I Would Die 4 U
18. Baby I’m A Star
19. Purple Rain

An expanded edition will include a third disc of B-sides and a DVD of a 1985 performance by Prince and the Revolution in Syracuse, New York. Both releases are available for pre-order on Friday.

Purple Rain has sold over 22 million copies worldwide and remains the sixth-bestselling soundtrack album of all time.

Prince died a year ago in Minnesota but left behind a trove of unreleased music at his Paisley Park estate.

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