The Prince Estate has announced a brand new instalment of the Official Prince Podcast will arrive on July 22nd.
The upcoming season, titled The Story of Welcome 2 America is set to explore Prince’s career between 2010-2011 when the late artist recorded a political album Welcome 2 America before mysteriously archiving it.
The episodes will delve into the story behind the making of the record and also offer listeners the first chance to hear previously unreleased songs from Welcome 2 America ahead of its official release on July 30th. Check out the official teaser below.
The Prince Podcast: The Story Of Welcome 2 America
A synopsis explains: “Hosted by music journalist Andrea Swensson and special guest co-hosts Shelby J. and Morris Hayes of Prince’s legendary band the NPG, the four-episode season will take listeners into the studios of Paisley Park and out onto the road to learn more about this prescient and philosophical period of Prince’s later-era career.”
“The hosts will be joined by the additional musicians who performed on ‘Welcome 2 America’ – Tal Wilkenfeld, Chris Coleman, Elisa Fiorillo and Liv Warfield – plus important behind-the-scenes collaborators from the era who will shed light on Prince’s creative process and late-night conversations.”
The Story of ‘Welcome 2 America’ will be streaming on all major podcast platforms, including Apple Podcasts, Spotify and Stitcher, with Episode 1 arriving July 22nd. Catch up on the previous seasons and subscribe to The Prince Podcast, here.
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