Prince Estate Plots New Album ‘Piano and a Microphone 1983’

The Prince estate will release a new album, ‘Piano and a Microphone 1983,’ filled with early home recordings of future Prince classics.

On what would have been his 60th birthday, the Prince estate announced Thursday that it is prepping a new album of previously unreleased home recordings, Piano and a Microphone 1983, set to arrive September 21st.

The LP’s nine tracks were culled from cassette recordings Prince made at his piano at his Kiowa Trail home studio in Chanhassen, Minnesota. The estate teased the project with Prince’s rollicking and rumbling rendition of the 19th century…