Must-Hear Music Podcast: Prince's 'Purple Rain' Deluxe, Vince Staples & More

Billboard's Must Hear Music Podcast
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Billboard's Must Hear Music Podcast

Prince's deluxe edition of Purple Rain -- which features a remastered version the man himself was working on prior to his tragic death as well as a full album's worth of unreleased material -- is the focus of this week's Must-Hear Music podcast, because 1) I'm a huge Prince fan and 2) It's the most worthwhile 'deluxe edition' of an album in years.

The podcast crew (myself, Jason Lipshutz and Lyndsey Havens) talk about the psychedelic, pastoral pop of "Our Destiny/Roadhouse Garden" and the expanded, insane 12-minute version of "Computer Blue" on the bonus disc of unheard Purple Rain-era material.

Aside from Prince, we talk about Vince Staples' "Big Fish" from Big Fish Theory (the new Vince Staples album that turned Jason into a fan), Verite's "Nothing" and Parcels' Daft Punk-produced "Overnight."

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