Prince titles new solo album Art Official Age

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After a series of promotional experiments that began almost two years ago, Prince is finally ready to release some new music.

On September 30, the Purple One will put out two albums via Warner Bros. Not only will the date signal the unveiling of his project with 3rdEyeGirl, PlectrumElectrum, but he'll drop a new solo album titled Art Official Age. It is his first solo album in four years.

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Take a look at both 3rdEyeGirl.com and ArtOfficialAge.com, and you'll find that the albums are prepped for pre-order. In the latter's case, a preorder will net you new tracks "Clouds" and "Breakdown."

Stream "Clouds" below:

According to a press release, the soul, R&B, and funk on Art Official Age make it a "classic Prince album." It was produced, arranged, composed, and performed by Prince and Joshua Welton. Welton is married to 3rdEyeGirl drummer Hannah Ford Welton. 

Here's the official announcement of the albums on Good Morning America:


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The release also states that more live dates are on the way.

Art Official Age track listing:
ART OFFICIAL CAGE
CLOUDS
BREAKDOWN
THE GOLD STANDARD
U KNOW
BREAKFAST CAN WAIT
THIS COULD BE US
WHAT IT FEELS LIKE
affirmation I & II
WAY BACK HOME
FUNKNROLL
TIME
affirmation III

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PlectrumElectrum track listing:
WOW
PRETZELBODYLOGIC
AINTTURNINROUND
PLECTRUMELECTRUM
WHITECAPS
FIXURLIFEUP
BOYTROUBLE
STOPTHISTRAIN
ANOTHERLOVE
TICTACTOE
MARZ
FUNKNROLL

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9 comments
Joel O'Brien
Joel O'Brien

I love his music, but I won't spend any money on it ever again. He's a little whiny bitch.

AnnetteGerdstro
AnnetteGerdstro

@citypages ..HappySummer ~~~ joy ful Clouds n Sunshine : ) mpls mn us friends <3 tnx4linkin ~~~ SoundSinginPower2Love ~~~ vibin aaall theway

Christopher Merryman
Christopher Merryman

but will it be a commercial success,or will the ignorant public just ignore it,because its actual music,and not that rap crap

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