Celebrate Prince's Birthday By Listening To 15 Of His Rarest Albums

By Emily Kaiser | June 7, 2016

Today would have been Prince's 58th birthday, and fans can celebrate the late legend in the most fitting way — with more of his music. Jay Z's streaming service Tidal released 15 rare Prince albums Tuesday.

Tidal's home page was also dedicated to Prince, with a stirring quote from singer-songwriter Judith Hill:

"Prince, every day was your birthday because you celebrated life in every moment. Your soul burns ever so brightly and stronger than ever. These recordings may have a date stamped to it, but your soul does not comprehend such limitations …"

As Newsy previously reported, Prince pulled all of his music from online streaming services other than Tidal last July.

Here are the Prince albums just added to Tidal:

  • "The Black Album" (1987)
  • "1-800-NEW-FUNK" (1994)
  • "The Gold Experience" (1995)
  • "Exodus" (1995)
  • "Chaos & Disorder" (1996)
  • "Girl 6" (1996)
  • "Crystal Ball" (1998)
  • "New Power Soul" (1998)
  • "1999: The New Master" (1999)
  • "Rave Un2 the Joy Fantastic" (1999)
  • "Rave In2 the Joy Fantastic" (2001)
  • "The Rainbow Children" (2001)
  • "One Nite Alone... Live!" (2002)
  • "One Nite Alone…The Aftershow: It Ain't Over" (2002)
  • "Indigo Nights" (2008)