Prince was so much more than just a musician; he was a pop culture icon that defied the norm, played by his own rules, and creating a lasting legacy of timeless tracks that constantly continue to influence people. His death in April of 2016 came as a shock, but it gave the world a chance to remember and celebrate both the man and the music.
We recently picked up a great selection of Prince rarities, which you can see some of the highlights of below. Be sure to check out our Prince collectors store for further items from one of the greatest of all time.
Prince – 1999: Never Before Seen 1983 Portuguese 7-track vinyl LP, an abridged version of the double album on a single vinyl disc, housed in a unique fully laminated picture sleeve with a pinched spine depicting the late purple warrior in an awesome green raincoat which on other versions is usually purple (releases from the rest of the world were gatefold), along with a discography insert. The sleeve displays only a little light general wear whilst the vinyl shows the very lightest few signs of play. Recommended.
Prince – Controversy: Classic 1981 US Limited Edition 8-track LP on the cream white WB label, complete with large fold-out ‘shower’ poster & company inner bag. The picture sleeve has a neat deletion saw-cut in the top edge far left & is still in the original open shrinkwrap with the custom purple hype sticker attached. The shrink has kept the cover in exceptional condition & the poster is ‘as new’. The vinyl appears near mint. An investment grade example.
Prince – Bambi: Very Scarce 1979 Belgian wide centred 7″ single for the Benelux market, also featuring Still Waiting, housed in a unique monochrome portrait sleeve with gold lettering. The thin cover shows just the lightest spot of creasing from ring wear & the vinyl is Excellent with minimal sign of play. We haven’t stocked one of these since 1999 (no pun intended!)
See a video below of some of the excellent Prince items we have in stock now.
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