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Tidal Purple Pick of the Week

Prince's partnership with Tidal includes a weekly Purple Pick of the Week, described as "new tracks, exclusives, rarities and more from the vault, curated personally by Prince." Each pick is made available on Mondays (exact timing varies).

16 - 24 February 2016

 Piano & A Microphone: Australia and New Zealand

Prince announced he will be playing Piano & A Microphone shows in Australia and New Zealand. There will perform shows at Melbourne State Theatre on February 16 and 17, the Sydney Opera House on February 20, at Sydney State Theatre on February 21 Then in New Zealand Prince will be at Auckland’s ASB Theatre on February 24. All dates will have two shows per night. Tickets for all Australian shows are sold out. Tickets for the New Zealand shows will go on sale at 12 noon NZDT on Thursday February 11, 2016.

This section will be updated with live dates and album releases as soon as they are confirmed by a reliable source. If you have an event to submit, please email us (see icon, top right on the page).


5 February, 2016

US release of Kiss, Prince's first single from Parade. Kiss is also Prince's third US Billboard Hot 100 number 1 single.

31 March, 2016

US release of Parade, Prince's eighth studio album.

12 June, 2016

US release of Dinner With Delores, Prince's first single from Chaos And Disorder.

Next celebrations
2, July 2016  ★  9 July, 2016  ★  29 July, 2016

On This Day

9 February





Associates Artists

  • 1982The Time perform in Denver, CO, USA: Auditorium Arena, supporting Prince

8 February 9 February 10 February
Prince history calendar

Did You Know?

From our newest additions:

  • ... that Pain is Prince's reworking of a song called Joy And Pain, written by D. Channsin Berry?

  • ... that Purple Rain Home Video remained 12 consecutive weeks at position 1 in Billboard Top Videocassette sales chart?

  • ... that graphic designer Jay Vigon adapted the "Prince Purple Rain" logotype that was originally commissionned by Warner Bros for the movie for the Purple Rain album cover ?

  • ... that Wal-Mart refused to carry Lovesexy album in their 1,100 stores across the USA because of Prince's "provocative pose" on the cover that they thought was "too hot to handle"?

  • ... that Prince borrowed a keyboard from Pierre Lewis (of The Lewis Connection) and used it to record Soft And Wet?

  • ... that Chris Moon has described Aces as experimental in nature, lasting around 7 minutes long, with Mediterranean and Indian sections?
See our archive: Did You Know?

Latest Concerts

23 January, 2016

Chanhassen, MN, USA: Paisley Park Studios
Click above to visit the show page for details!

21 January, 2016 (8 P.M. & 11 P.M.)

Chanhassen, MN, USA: Paisley Park Studios (show 1)
Chanhassen, MN, USA: Paisley Park Studios (show 2)
Click above to visit the show page for details!

See other recent shows
1 January, 2016 (am)  ★  7 November, 2015  ★  6 November, 2015

Latest Releases

Black Muse (Edited Version) download

On 1 February, 2016, Tidal offered a 3:15 edit of Black Muse to stream and download as its Purple Pick of the Week.

Mono Neon: Ruff Enuff download

On 11 January, 2016, the track Ruff Enuff by Mono Neon, featuring Prince as producer and musician, was released as Tidal's Purple Pick of the Week and as a stand-alone download. A few hours later, it was replaced with a vocal version of the track, with vocoder vocals by Adrian Crutchfield.

Hitnrun Phase Two album download

On 12 December, 2015, Prince's 39th album Hitnrun Phase Two was released as a digital download through Tidal as lossless download and mp3, only as a set with Hitnrun Phase One and through iTunes and others in m4a/mp3 format as standalone download.

Tidal download store

On 2 December, 2015, Tidal opened a download store offering mp3 and FLAC downloads, including various Prince tracks which had previously only been available to stream as Purple Picks of the Week.

If Eye Could Get Ur Attention Tidal Purple Pick of the Week

On 9 November, 2015, Tidal's Purple Pick of the Week was a previously-unreleased 2014 studio re-recording of If Eye Could Get Ur Attention.

Oui Can Luv Tidal stream

On 7 November, 2015, Tidal offered a 12-hour stream of Oui Can Luv, a previously-unreleased acoustic 9-track set, by Andy Allo featuring Prince on guitar
See other recent releases: Latest Music Archive

New Pages


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This Could B Us Single

This Could B Us is a digital single released on 28 August, 2015, as the third single...>> Read More


Hitnrun is the 38th full-length studio album by Prince. It was initially announced as an...>> Read More


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