Prince - Welcome 2 America [2LP+CD+BluRay] (Deluxe Edition, 32 page 12x12 book, exclusive poster, embossed vellum envelope of limited edition memorabilia all housed in a luxe, gold embossed package)

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Deluxe Edition 2LP, 1CD & 1Blu-Ray!
Blu-Ray Contains A Never-Before-Released Full 2011 Performance At The Forum!
Includes 32-Page Book, Exclusive Poster & Limited Edition Memorabilia!

Recorded in the spring of 2010 and then mysteriously archived 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.

We made music way ahead of its time anyway. It's as fresh 2day as ever.
-Prince


Features

  • Deluxe Edition
  • From Prince's Legendary Paisley Park Vault
  • Previously unreleased 12 song studio album
  • 2LP - 3 sides of music & special W2A etching on Side 4
  • CD
  • Blu-Ray - full April 28, 2011 performance at the Forum in Los Angeles, never before released
  • Blu-Ray Video: 1080p High Definition 16x9
  • Blu-Ray Audio: 2.0 uncompressed LPCM Stereo / 5.1 Dolby TrueHD, Dolby Atmos
  • Blu-Ray Run Time: 133 mins
  • Blu-Ray Region: ABC (Region-free)
  • 32-page 12x12 companion book with never-before-seen photos & song lyrics
  • Detailed liner notes
  • Embossed vellum envelope of exclusive memorabilia (photographic art print; 23"x36" poster; replica setlist, concert ticket, VIP invitation & backstage passes)
  • Housed in a luxe, gold embossed book package
  • Limited time digital audio download card

Selections

CD & LP

WELCOME 2 AMERICA: THE ALBUM
  1. Welcome 2 America
  2. Running Game (Son Of A Slave Master)
  3. Born 2 Die
  4. 1000 Light Years From Here
  5. Hot Summer
  6. Stand Up And B Strong
  7. Check The Record
  8. Same Page, Different Book
  9. When She Comes
  10. 1010 (Rin Tin Tin)
  11. Yes
  12. One Day We Will All B Free

Blu-Ray

WELCOME 2 AMERICA: LIVE AT THE FORUM - APRIL 28, 2011
  1. Joy In Repetition
  2. Brown Skin
  3. 17 Days
  4. Shhh
  5. Controversy
  6. Theme From "Which Way Is Up"
  7. What Have U Done 4 Me Lately
  8. Partyman
  9. Make U Feel My Love
  10. Misty Blue
  11. Let's Go Crazy
  12. Delirious
  13. 1999
  14. Little Red Corvette
  15. Purple Rain
  16. The Bird
  17. Jungle Love
  18. A Love Bizarre
  19. Kiss
  20. Play That Funky Music
  21. Inglewood Swinging (AKA Hollywood Swinging)
  22. Fantastic Voyage
  23. More Than This

2021 Legacy

7/2021