Prince was one prolific guy, and following his untimely death all manner of treasures have been unearthed. Now his estate are releasing a bunch of rare and unreleased video material.
The releases are from the period 1995-2010, with the first batch – covering The Gold Experience and Chaos & Disorder – just unleashed. These include three rarities along with more readily available clips – Eye Hate U, Gold, Dinner with Delores, The Same December – getting an official release.
“Dozens” more impossible to find clips are promised in forthcoming weekly drops (see further down the page for the full release schedule).
Here goes with the first collection…
This was the reward for successfully completing the 1994 CD-ROM game Interactive.
The first ever video played on VH1 Europe back in 1994.
Rock and Roll Is Alive (and It Lives in Minneapolis)
A B-side that responded to Lenny Kravitz’s Rock and Roll Is Dead that was only previously aired on a TV special entitled Love 4 One Another.
As promised above, here’s the full planned release schedule:
Betcha By Golly Wow!
The Holy River
From Crystal Ball and Rave Un2 the Joy Fantastic/Rave In2 the Joy Fantastic
The Greatest Romance Ever Sold
Hot Wit U (feat. Eve) – Nasty Girl remix
From Chocolate Invasion
U Make My Sun Shine (feat. Angie Stone)
From Musicology and 3121
Call My Name
Te Amo Corazón
From Planet Earth
Somewhere Here on Earth
The One U Wanna C
From LOtUSFLOW3R and MPLSoUND
Crimson and Clover
Chocolate Box (feat. Q-Tip)