Prince / Sign O' The Times 8CD+DVD limited super deluxe edition box set

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Sign O' The Times 8CD+DVD limited super deluxe edition

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One-off manufacturing run • Remastered • 45 unreleased vault tracks • Live concert on CD and DVD

 

Prince's classic 1987 album Sign O' The Times is remastered for the first time and massively expanded for this nine-disc box set.

This 8CD+DVD box set contains 92 audio tracks, of which 63 are previously unreleased, including 45 studio tracks from Prince's legendary vault.

The album itself has been remastered by Prince's original mastering engineer Bernie Grundman. 

This set includes an entire previously unreleased audio recording of Prince's Sign O' The Times tour performance in Utrecht, Netherlands on 20 June 1987 and a DVD with a complete previously unreleased recording of Prince's benefit performance at Paisley Park, 31 December 1987. The show includes Prince's only on-stage collaboration with Miles Davis.

This 8CD+DVD box is presented in a 12" x 12" box set which includes a 120-page hardcover book featuring:

    • Brand new liner notes by: William R. Kenan, Jr. Professor of African American Studies, Theater Studies, American Studies, and Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at Yale University – Daphne Brooks; US comedian Dave Chapelle; audio engineer Susan Rogers; and Minneapolis music scene commentator Andrea Swensson. Foreword by Lenny Kravitz.
    • Detailed notes on the Vault Tracks by Prince scholar Duane Tudahl
    • Rare and previously unseen photography by Jeff Katz
    • Prince’s handwritten lyrics

This set is released on 25 September by Warner Music. 

CD 1         

1            Sign O’ The Times
2            Play In The Sunshine
3            Housequake
4            The Ballad Of Dorothy Parker
5            It
6            Starfish And Coffee
7            Slow Love
8            Hot Thing
9            Forever In My Life

CD 2

1            U Got The Look
2            If I Was Your Girlfriend
3            Strange Relationship
4            I Could Never Take The Place Of Your Man
5            The Cross
6            It’s Gonna Be A Beautiful Night
7            Adore 

CD 3 : Single Mixes & Edits           

1            Sign O’ The Times (7” single edit)
2            La, La, La, He, He, Hee (7” single edit)
3            La, La, La, He, He, Hee (Highly Explosive) (7” single edit)
4            If I Was Your Girlfriend (7” single edit)
5            Shockadelica (“If I Was Your Girlfriend” B-side)
6            Shockadelica (12” long version)
7            U Got the Look (Long Look) (12” edit)
8            Housequake (7” edit)
9            Housequake (7 Minutes MoQuake) (12” edit)
10           I Could Never Take The Place Of Your Man (Fade 7” edit)
11            Hot Thing (7” single edit)
12           Hot Thing (Extended Remix)
13           Hot Thing (Dub Version)           

CD 4: Vault, Part 1            

1            I Could Never Take The Place Of Your Man (1979 version)
2            Teacher, Teacher (1985 version)
3            All My Dreams
4            Can I Play With U? (featuring Miles Davis)
5            Wonderful Day (original version)
6            Strange Relationship (original version)
7            Visions
8            The Ballad Of Dorothy Parker (with horns)
9            Witness 4 The Prosecution (version 1)
10            Power Fantastic (live in studio)
11            And That Says What?
12            Love And Sex
13            A Place In Heaven (Prince vocal)
14            Colors
15            Crystal Ball (7” mix)
16            Big Tall Wall (version 1)
17            Nevaeh Ni Ecalp A
18            In A Large Room With No Light

All tracks previously unreleased

CD 5: Vault, Part 2           

1            Train
2            It Ain’t Over ‘Til The Fat Lady Sings
3            Eggplant (Prince vocal)
4            Everybody Want What They Don’t Got
5            Blanche
6            Soul Psychodelicide
7            The Ball
8            Adonis And Bathsheba
9            Forever In My Life (early vocal studio run-through)
10            Crucial (alternate lyrics)
11            The Cocoa Boys
12            When The Dawn Of The Morning Comes
13            Witness 4 The Prosecution (version 2)
14            It Be’s Like That Sometimes          

All tracks previously unreleased

CD 6: Vault, Part 3

1            Emotional Pump
2            Rebirth Of The Flesh (with original outro)
3            Cosmic Day
4            Walkin’ In Glory
5            Wally
6            I Need A Man
7            Promise To Be True
8            Jealous Girl (version 2)
9            There’s Something I Like About Being Your Fool
10            Big Tall Wall (version 2)
11            A Place In Heaven (Lisa vocal)
12            Wonderful Day (12” mix)
13            Strange Relationship (1987 Shep Pettibone Club Mix)           

All tracks previously unreleased            

CD 7 & 8: Live In Utrecht – June 20, 1987            

1            Intro/Sign O’ The Times
2            Play In The Sunshine
3            Little Red Corvette
4            Housequake
5            Girls & Boys
6            Slow Love
7            Take The “A” Train/Pacemaker/I Could Never Take The Place Of Your Man
8            Hot Thing
9            Four
10            If I Was Your Girlfriend
11            Let’s Go Crazy
12            When Doves Cry
13            Purple Rain
14            1999
15            Forever In My Life
16            Kiss
17            The Cross
18            It’s Gonna Be A Beautiful Night           

All tracks previously unreleased                      

DVD: Live At Paisley Park – December 31, 1987

1            Sign O’ The Times
2            Play In The Sunshine
3            Little Red Corvette
4            Erotic City
5            Housequake
6            Slow Love
7            Do Me, Baby
8            Adore
9            I Could Never Take The Place Of Your Man
10            What’s Your Name Jam
11            Let’s Pretend We’re Married
12            Delirious
13            Jack U Off
14            Drum Solo
15            Twelve
16            Hot Thing
17            If I Was Your Girlfriend
18            Let’s Go Crazy
19            When Doves Cry
20            Purple Rain
21            1999
22            U Got The Look
23            It’s Gonna Be A Beautiful Night Medley (featuring Miles Davis) 

All tracks previously unreleased

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