The Album “original” will contain 15 Demo-versions of Songs, the Prince had composed primarily for other artists. Some of these Songs were) in their Interpretation by other musicians to big Hits, including “Manic Monday” (Bangles), “The Glamorous Life” (Sheila E.) and “Nothing Compares 2 U” (Sinead O’Connor.

The title for the Album have been selected in the order of the Prince-heir of the producer Troy Carter, who worked together with the Rapper, producer and entrepreneur Jay-Z. 14 of the recordings have not yet been published. The exception to this is the Demo Version of “Nothing Compares 2 U,” which was already released last year as a Single.

“the original” is first of 7. June – the birthday of the Prince for two weeks exclusively on the Streaming platform Tidal will be available, whose main shareholder is Jay-Z. After that, the Album will also appear in all of the other streaming services, and as a CD sold.

It is the second posthumous Album by Prince. In the past year was already appeared “Piano and a Microphone in 1983”. The singer, Instrumentalist and composer was 21. April 2016 at the age of 57 in his estate Paisley Park in the U.S. state of Minnesota died of an accidental Overdose of a painkiller.