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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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Tidal Shares 15 Prince Albums to Mark the Late Icon's 58th Birthday

Tidal Shares 15 Prince Albums to Mark the Late Icon's 58th Birthday
Tidal is helping millions of fans remember Prince through his music. On Tuesday - the late icon's 58th birthday - the music service released rare items including live recordings, compilations and previously unreleased music in addition to full albums that span three decades of the Purple One's career. Prince was an advocate of Jay Z's music service from the start. Last year, the legend removed his music from all other streaming services and offered his two final albums - Hitnrun Phase and Hitnrun Phase Two - exclusively on Tidal. "After one meeting, it was obvious that Jay Z and
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Entertainment News: Prince, Ending His Purple Reign, Dies at 57

Chanchassen, Minn. – One of rock’s most legendary and mysterious figures, whose full and real name was Prince Rogers Nelson, died on April 21st, 2016, after paramedics found him unresponsive at his Paisley Park home in Chanchassen, Minnesota. No cause of death has been given. The singer was 57 years old.

Prince was born in 1958, in Minneapolis, and received his royal moniker from his father, Prince Rogers, Sr. (he was a jazz musician, it was a stage name). He showed music aptitude even as a child, and in 1975 he formed the band 94 East with his cousin. Demo tapes resulted in representation at age 17, and led to his debut “For You” on Warner Bros. records in 1978. One year later, the self-titled “Prince” album was the follow up, and yielded his first national exposure with the songs “I Wanna Be Your Lover” and “Why You Want to Treat Me So Bad.”

Prince, During the
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Hodor Is Embarking on a 'Game of Thrones'-Themed DJ Tour

Hodor Is Embarking on a 'Game of Thrones'-Themed DJ Tour
With Game of Thrones' fourth season officially wrapped, one fan favorite character has found a pretty good way to bide his time until winter comes back around: Hodor — Aka actor Kristian Nairn — will embark on a DJ tour of Australia starting at the end of August. Aptly dubbed "Rave of Thrones," Australian promoter Falcona promised that the six-date trek would feature Hodor of House Stark "showcasing some of the deepest house from all seven kingdoms."

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