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Official Account | Celebrating the Life & Legacy of Prince. Previous tweets archived forever @PRNlegacy

Minneapolis, MN

Joined on 25 January, 2019

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Facing the future with optimism and peace was a major theme in Prince's work, especially in his more spiritual songs. What are the Prince lyrics that most fill you with hope and positivity? #Peace #princemusic

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Prince "strutted across the stage with grand Mick Jagger-like moves and gestures. He was cool, he was cocky, and he was sexy,” wrote Jon Bream in the Minneapolis @StarTribune.

Learn more about this nascent era of Prince's career at

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On this day in 1979, Prince made his live debut as a solo artist at the Capri Theater in north Minneapolis. The pair of shows, on January 5 and 6, 1979, were attended by executives from @warnerrecords and local press.

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In the spring of 2016, Prince told his memoir co-author, "I want to tell people to create. Just start by creating your day. Then create your life."

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The hardships of 2020 are not all behind us, but the dawn of the New Year offers an opportunity for reflection, and a renewed sense of hope. “Every day I feel is a blessing from God. And I consider it a new beginning," Prince once said.

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Each month is annotated with historic moments from Prince’s transformative and prolific Sign O’ The Times era, including the dates of significant studio recordings, performances, and releases. Available now exclusively in the official Prince store.

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The 11” x 17” calendar is spiral bound with double-sided, micro-perforated satin pages that can be removed and displayed as individual posters.

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The limited-edition Sign O’ The Times 2021 calendar features 12 months of stunning album-era photography by Jeff Katz.

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The two artists never got the chance to collaborate beyond that fleeting moment in time, but the memory has stayed with Kylie Minogue forever. Read more in the @nytimes:

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"His driver came over and delivered a cassette with Prince singing this song called 'Babydoll,' which was an adaptation of the lyrics that I sent him. It was one of those home-alone moments where you just want to scream and jump and hug someone," @kylieminogue recalled.

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In an interview with the @nytimes, Australian pop star @kylieminogue shared a sweet memory of crossing paths with Prince.

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In the summer of 1992, Kylie was invited backstage to meet Prince during his run of shows at London's Earl's Court during the Diamonds and Pearls Tour. She asked Prince if he might consider collaborating with her on something for her new album.

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.@prince's 'Purple Rain' soundtrack re-enters this week's #Billboard200 at No. 161.

As 2020 draws to a close, Prince's classic soundtrack "Purple Rain" has once again entered the @billboard 200 at No. 161. This is the fourth time the album has climbed the @billboardcharts. In 1984, it spent 24 weeks at No. 1 and charted for a total of 122 weeks.

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"It has a timeless relevance for me and practically everyone I know," Chris wrote in April 2016, shortly after performing "Nothing Compares 2 U" for the first time.

Listen to the full album here:

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The late Soundgarden frontman was deeply inspired by Prince and previously went viral with an in-studio performance of the song.

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A new album of cover songs, No One Sings Like You Anymore, has just been released by @chriscornell's estate, and it includes a moving cover of Prince's "Nothing Compares 2 U."

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Rolling Stone also highlighted #PrinceSOTT Super Deluxe Edition among the Best Reissues of 2020, hailing the album as "a kinetic tour de force of tightly wired pop, exploding bedroom funk, and soaring, redemptive climax."

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Speaking to MOJO about the 94-track #PrinceSOTT Super Deluxe Edition, engineer Susan Rogers said the collection is "an insight to what Prince was willing to let the public know, and what he kept hidden."

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