Hear Prince's First Posthumous Release, 'Moonbeam Levels'

Hear Prince's First Posthumous Release, 'Moonbeam Levels'
New Prince music has arrived.

"Moonbeam Levels" is the first posthumous release from the late superstar, who died in April of an accidental Fentanyl overdose at age 57. The track is featured on the newly released greatest hits collection, Prince 4ever.

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The song, originally recorded in 1982, officially premiered on Tuesday via a private listening party hosted by ABC News. You can hear the full thing, along with commentary from several Prince superfans, in the player below. ("Moonbeam Levels" begins at 00:44.)

According to Rolling Stone, the song was first recorded while Prince worked on his 1999 album and was later considered for his eventually scrapped 1988 project, Rave Unto the Joy Fantastic. (Not to be confused with his 1999 album, which re-worked the titled to: Rave Un2 the Joy Fantastic.)

Though Prince 4ever marks the first formal release of "Moonbeam Levels," the song had previously been heard on bootleg
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