Prince album ‘Welcome 2 America’ due in July — five years after death


Paris (AFP) – Five years after his death, treasures continue to emerge from Prince’s legendary vault, with a previously unreleased album “Welcome 2 America” set for release on July 30, label Legacy Recordings said Thursday. The album, which was recorded in 2010, is likely to rank among the artist’s most overtly political statements, with a title track that concludes: “Land of the free / home of the slave.” That song is immediately available on streaming platforms, with the full 12-track album following this summer.  A second disc will feature a live performance from the tour of the same name, …

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