Prince's estate has signed a deal with Sony/Legacy covering the reissue of 35 Prince albums.
It kicks in in various stages: 19 titles originally released between 1995-2010 -- such as The Gold Experience (1995), Emancipation (1996), The Rainbow Children (2001) and 3121(2006), as well as titles originally distributed by Sony including Musicology (2004) and Planet Earth (2007) -- are on sale as of today (Wednesday).
Additional titles from the 2014-2015 era will also be distributed worldwide by Sony at a future date.
Starting in 2021, 12 Prince non-soundtrack albums from the 1978-1996 era will also fall under Sony's umbrella. They include such iconic sets as Prince (1979), Dirty Mind(1980), 1999 (1982), Around the World in a Day (1985), Sign 'O' the Times (1987), Diamonds and Pearls (1991) and [Love Symbol] (1992), as well as the hit singles "1999," "Little Red Corvette," "I Wanna Be Your Lover," and "Raspberry Beret."
BY THE WAY: This is Big Al's fave Prince song...Raspberry Beret!