6:49am PT by Ashley Lee
Prince Set to Release First Solo Album in Four Years
Prince is back.
The musician announced Monday morning that he will release his first solo album in four years, entitled ART OFFICIAL AGE, out Sept. 30.
The news was delivered via 3rd Eye Girl, who also noted that the funk 'n' roll band will release a full-length album, PLECTRUMELECTRUM, on Sept. 30 as well. Both albums are currently available for presale online.
The all-female ensemble — American drummer Hannah Ford, Canadian guitarist Donna Grantis and Danish bassist Ida Nielsen — made the announcement when they stopped by Good Morning America on Monday, also previewing Prince's new song "Clouds."
While Prince has not released a full-length album since 2010, the singer did record a duet with Zooey Deschanel in March and premiered the track on the post-Super Bowl episode of New Girl. He has been touring with 3rd Eye Girl in Europe.
Watch the video below:
Aug. 25, 9:00 a.m. A previous version of this article incorrectly noted Prince's upcoming album title as Artificial Age.