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So Prince announced a little while ago that he is releasing three cd's this year. Two of new material done by himself, the other by his protege Bria Valentine. To my shock and dismay, the Man is releasing all three together at Target of all places on March 29th. At the ridiculous price of $11.98 for all three discs.

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* Published by: NPG Records

Introducing Lotus Flow3r, the latest release from Prince—available Only at Target. This 3-disc album features Prince’s albums, Lotus Flow3r and MPLSound, and also includes the debut album by Bria Valente—produced by Prince. Disc 1 Lotus Flow3r track listing: From the Lotus. . . Boom; Crimson and Clover; 4EVER; Colonized Mind; Feel Good, Feel Better, Feel Wonderful; Love Like Jazz; 77 Beverly Park; Wall of Berlin; $ Dreamer; . . . Back to the Lotus; Disc 2 MPLSound track listing: (There’ll Never B) Another Like Me; Chocolate Box; Dance 4 Me; U’re Gonna C Me; Valentina; Better with Time; Ol’ Skool Company; No More Candy 4 U; Disc 3 Elixer track listing: Here Eye Come; All This Love; Home; Something U Already Know; Everytime; 2Nite; Another Boy; Kept Woman; Immersion; Elixer

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I understand why he is choosing a big retailer, it enables him to bypass a relationship with a record company. My issue is that Target does not exist in Canada, I will either have to order it online or hope he is releasing it at his official site.

Regardless I am completely stoked about the two Prince albums and even the Bria Valentine one as he produced, wrote and arranged the thing.

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