Released ahead of 1995’s The Gold Experience, the first album credited to Prince’s infamously unpronounceable symbol, The VERSACE Experience (PRELUDE 2 GOLD) was a gift to attendees of the designer’s collection at Fashion Week in Paris. Produced in the format of a DJ mixtape, it included rare versions and remixes of the future hits “Pussy Control,” “Gold” and “Eye Hate U” as well as rare and commercially unreleased selections by The New Power Generation and Prince’s jazz-fusion project Madhouse. The rare promotional cassette went on to be incredibly sought after, with one copy setting a record as the highest priced cassette every sold, fetching over $4,000. It was recreated as a limited edition cassette release as a Record Store Day exclusive in April 2019 and was one of the most popular releases.
First time available on vinyl. Limited edition 1xLP purple vinyl in a single sleeve.
Includes instant grat tracks:
Pussy Control (Club Mix Edit) - available for download on August 1st
Rootie Kazootie - available for download on September 6th
Please note that this LP is expected to ship in mid September. If you would like to receive other items sooner please place a separate order.