Prince & The New Power Generation Release Unearthed 1992 Performance ‘Live At Glam Slam’

By Stu Kelly / October 13, 2023

Fans of the legendary artist Prince can rejoice, as a previously unreleased live recording of Prince & The New Power Generation‘s historic performance at Glam Slam nightclub on January 11, 1992, is now available in stunning Dolby ATMOS and Sony 360 Audio formats. In a remarkable collaboration between Sony Music Entertainment and Warner Records, this once-in-a-lifetime performance captures Prince and his band at the height of their powers, and it’s now available for all to enjoy on streaming platforms.

Live at Glam Slam offers fans the unique opportunity to immerse themselves in the electric atmosphere of Prince and the New Power Generation’s intimate 1992 performance. Organized and recorded on short notice to preview the Diamonds And Pearls Tour, this concert showcases the iconic artist and his band tearing through songs from their recently released “Diamonds And Pearls” album with unprecedented enthusiasm.

This performance holds a special place in music history, marking several significant firsts. Notably, it was the first time Prince & The New Power Generation publicly performed the complete Diamonds And Pearls Tour show. Furthermore, this remains the only time they ever performed it in the United States.

But that’s not all; this unforgettable night also unveiled at least five new songs that would become cherished gems in Prince’s extensive discography. Pieces such as “Thunder,” “Insatiable,” and “Willing And Able” were unveiled for the very first time in front of a mesmerized audience.

The release of Live at Glam Slam isn’t the only exciting news for Prince fans. There’s more in store for those who can’t get enough of the Diamonds And Pearls era. An expanded reissue of the Diamonds And Pearls album will soon hit the shelves, featuring a colossal 47 previously unreleased audio tracks.

In addition to the treasure trove of music, this expanded reissue will offer over two hours of high-definition live concert footage, allowing fans to witness Prince and the New Power Generation’s unparalleled stage presence and musical prowess. The package also includes Prince’s handwritten lyrics, allowing fans to gain insight into the creative process of a true musical genius. To top it all off, a 120-page hardback book filled with never-before-seen photos by Prince’s photographer, Randee St. Nicholas, promises to provide a visual journey through this remarkable era in the artist’s career.

This double treat of Live at Glam Slam and the expanded reissue of Diamonds And Pearls is bound to delight fans, both old and new, by providing a unique and immersive experience of Prince at the peak of his powers. It’s a chance to relive the magic of that iconic night and to discover previously unheard gems from the vault of a true music legend.

Cover photo: © Paisley Park Enterprises | Photographer: Randee St. N

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