Overflowing with musical ideas and topical lyrics that sound just as relevant today as they did when they were initially released, Prince’s iconic double album Sign O’ The Times captured the artist in a period of complete reinvention. The final 16-track album included just some of the countless songs Prince recorded in the prolific period of 1985-1987, which saw the dissolution of his band The Revolution, the construction of his innovative recording complex,Paisley Park, and the creation (and ultimate abandonment) of the albumsDream Factory,Camille, andCrystal Ball.
This September 25, The Prince Estate, in partnership with Warner Records/Rhino UK, will reissueSign O’ The Times. The Super Deluxe Edition will feature the classic album remastered for the very first time, 63 previously unreleased tracks, and a previously unreleased 2+ hour video concert performance from Prince’s legendary vault that illuminates his wide-ranging and prolific creativity in this era. Following the successful release of the1999 Super Deluxe Edition in the fall of 2019,the Sign O’ The Times Super Deluxe Edition represents the deepest dive to date into Prince’s vault and includes a total of 92 audio tracks across thirteen LPs.
LP1: Remastered Album (Disc 1) 1.Sign O’ The Times 2.Play In The Sunshine 3.Housequake 4.The Ballad Of Dorothy Parker 5.It 6.Starfish And Coffee 7.Slow Love 8.Hot Thing 9.Forever In My Life
LP2: Remastered Album (Disc 2) 1.U Got The Look 2.If I Was Your Girlfriend 3.Strange Relationship 4.I Could Never Take The Place Of Your Man 5.The Cross 6.It’s Gonna Be A Beautiful Night 7.Adore
LP3&4: Single Mixes & Edits 1.Sign O’ The Times (7” single edit) 2.La, La, La, He, He, Hee (7” single edit) 3.La, La, La, He, He, Hee (Highly Explosive) (7” single edit) 4.If I Was Your Girlfriend (7” single edit) 5.Shockadelica (“If I Was Your Girlfriend” B-side) 6.Shockadelica (12” long version) 7.U Got The Look (Long Look) (12” edit) 8.Housequake (7” edit) 9.Housequake (7 Minutes MoQuake) (12” edit) 10. I Could Never Take The Place Of Your Man (Fade 7” edit) 11.Hot Thing (7” single edit) 12.Hot Thing (Extended Remix) 13.Hot Thing (Dub Version)
LP5&6: Vault, Part 1 (All unreleased) 1.I Could Never Take The Place Of Your Man (1979 version) 2.Teacher, Teacher (1985 version) 3.All My Dreams 4.Can I Play With U? (featuring Miles Davis) 5.Wonderful Day (original version) 6.Strange Relationship (original version) 7.Visions 8.The Ballad Of Dorothy Parker (with horns) 9.Witness 4 The Prosecution (version 1) 10.Power Fantastic (live in studio) 11.And That Says What? 12.Love And Sex 13.A Place In Heaven (Prince vocal) 14.Colors 15.Crystal Ball (7” mix) 16.Big Tall Wall (version 1) 17.Nevaeh Ni Ecalp A 18.In A Large Room With No Light
LP7&8: Vault, Part 2 (All unreleased) 1.Train 2.It Ain’t Over ‘Til The Fat Lady Sings 3.Eggplant (Prince vocal) 4.Everybody Want What They Don’t Got 5.Blanche 6.Soul Psychodelicide 7.The Ball 8.Adonis And Bathsheba 9.Forever In My Life (early vocal studio run-through) 10.Crucial (alternate lyrics) 11.The Cocoa Boys 12.When The Dawn Of The Morning Comes 13.Witness 4 The Prosecution (version 2) 14.It Be’s Like That Sometimes
LP9&10: Vault, Part 3 (All unreleased) 1.Emotional Pump 2.Rebirth Of The Flesh (with original outro) 3.Cosmic Day 4.Walkin’ In Glory 5.Wally 6.I Need A Man 7.Promise To Be True 8.Jealous Girl (version 2) 9.There’s Something I Like About Being Your Fool 10.Big Tall Wall (version 2) 11.A Place In Heaven (Lisa vocal) 12.Wonderful Day (12” mix) 13.Strange Relationship (1987 Shep Pettibone Club Mix)
LP11-13: Live In Utrecht – June 20, 1987 (All unreleased) 1.Intro/Sign O’ The Times 2.Play In The Sunshine 3.Little Red Corvette 4.Housequake 5.Girls & Boys 6.Slow Love 7.Take The “A” Train/Pacemaker/I Could Never Take The Place Of Your Man 8.Hot Thing 9.Four 10.If I Was Your Girlfriend 11.Let’s Go Crazy 12.When Doves Cry 13.Purple Rain 14.1999 15.Forever In My Life 16.Kiss 17.The Cross 18.It’s Gonna Be A Beautiful Night
DVD: Live At Paisley Park – December 31, 1987 (All unreleased) 1.Sign O’ The Times 2.Play In The Sunshine 3.Little Red Corvette 4.Erotic City 5.Housequake 6.Slow Love 7.Do Me, Baby 8.Adore 9.I Could Never Take The Place Of Your Man 10.What’s Your Name Jam 11.Let’s Pretend We’re Married 12.Delirious 13.Jack U Off 14.Drum Solo 15.Twelve 16.Hot Thing 17.If I Was Your Girlfriend 18.Let’s Go Crazy 19.When Doves Cry 20.Purple Rain 21.1999 22.U Got The Look 23.It’s Gonna Be A Beautiful Night Medley (feat. Miles Davis)