After Prince’s death, the memorializing of the artist is now turning to reissuing and repackaging his trove of classic and unreleased material.
Coming up: “Purple Rain.”
Warner Bros./NPG announced a 2017 release for a remastered, repackaged edition of “Purple Rain,” perhaps Prince’s most beloved album.
The LP is being released according to arrangements “agreed with Prince before he passed away,” according to a statement from Warner Bros. The package also will contain a “second album of previously unreleased material.”
The rerelease will follow a new 40-track collection of greatest...