Celebrate The 40th Anniversary Of Prince's Self-Titled Album With His Previously Unreleased Demo Of 'I Feel For You'
According to a statement from Prince’s estate, the recording was “recently rediscovered on one of the countless cassette tapes stored in Prince’s legendary vaults." Reportedly made during the winter of 1978–1979, the cassette's inception came at a time in which the then-20-year-old singer and songwriter's career was experiencing a major shift, as he was getting ready to debut as a solo artist via a performance at Minneapolis' Capri Theater.
“I was blown away,” Prince vault archivist Michael Howe said, according to Variety. “Here is 20-year-old Prince thinking aloud, feeling his way through the song. You hear his incredible talent shining through on acoustic guitar, which is not something he typically showcased, and his guide vocal is astonishingly great.”
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