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Welcome 2 America


Released: 30th July 2021

Boxset£159.99 Pre-Order Dispatched on or before Friday 30th July 2021
CD£13.99 Pre-Order Dispatched on or before Friday 30th July 2021
LTD 2xLP Clear Vinyl£34.99 Pre-Order Dispatched on or before Friday 30th July 2021
2xLP Black vinyl£32.99 Pre-Order Dispatched on or before Friday 30th July 2021

Deluxe: Deluxe: 2LP + 1CD + 1BD, LP size bklt, various collectibles in parchment paper envelope

B&M 2LP, 140gsm Clear, one side etched, gatefold, download card
Standard 2LP, 140gsm black, one side etched, gatefold, download card

Recorded in the spring of 2010 and then mysteriously abandoned by Prince before its release, the statement album Welcome 2 America documents Prince’s concerns, hopes, and visions for a shifting society, presciently foreshadowing an era of political division, disinformation, and a renewed fight for racial justice. The album features some of Prince’s only studio collaborations with the bassist Tal Wilkenfeld, drummer Chris Coleman, and engineer Jason Agel, with additional contributions from New Power Generation singers Shelby J, Liv Warfield, and Elisa Fiorillo and keyboardist Morris Hayes, who Prince also recruited to co-produce the album. The Deluxe Edition of Welcome 2 America combines the 2LP and CD versions of the album with a never before released Blu-Ray of Prince’s full April 28, 2011 performance at the Forum, part of the Welcome 2 America Tour’s historic 21 Nite Stand in Los Angeles. The show is presented in stereo, 5.1 surround and Dolby Atmos, and includes 24 tracks from across Prince’s career, from his biggest hits to fan favorites to ten rare covers. In addition, the deluxe edition features a 32 page 12x12 book, exclusive poster and an embossed vellum envelope of limited edition memorabilia all housed in a luxe, gold embossed package. Experienced as a complete package, the Deluxe Edition provides an immersive view of Prince’s creative genius during his spontaneous, energetic, and thought-provoking Welcome 2 America era.