Prince and Warner Bros. Records Announce New Partnership

April 18, 2014

Prince and Warner Bros. Records Announce New Partnership

Prince and Warner Bros. Records today announced a new agreement that will see the release of long-awaited, previously unheard music, while giving the artist ownership of the master recordings of his classic, global hits. At the same time, the deal extends Prince’s relationship with Warner Bros. Records, through an exclusive global licensing partnership that covers every album released from 1978 into the nineties. The financial terms of the agreement were not disclosed.


For Prince fans worldwide, the new partnership will open a veritable goldmine. The surprise announcement comes just in time for this summer’s 30th Anniversary celebrations of the artist’s breakthrough album and film, Purple Rain, which were released in 1984. For the first time, Prince will be releasing a digitally re-mastered, deluxe version of this classic album. Other planned projects will follow.


Prince said, “A brand-new studio album is on the way and both Warner Bros. Records and Eye are quite pleased with the results of the negotiations and look forward to a fruitful working relationship.”


“Everyone at Warner Bros Records is delighted to be working with Prince once again: he is one of the world’s biggest stars and a truly unique talent” said Cameron Strang, Chairman & CEO, Warner Bros. Records. “We are also very excited about the release of new and re-mastered music from one of his greatest masterpieces.” (via)





Also in News

On Sale Now: Limited Edition Bauhaus "Mask" Vannen Watch
On Sale Now: Limited Edition Bauhaus "Mask" Vannen Watch

October 16, 2021

The new Bauhaus “Mask” watch from Vannen is limited to 150 pieces and AVAILABLE NOW at VannenWatches.com for $65. Each watch features silk-screened art on the straps, dial and crystal, and comes packaged in a custom "Mask" sleeve. Please limit two "Mask" watch per person.

Continue Reading

On Sale Now: Limited Edition Foundation Skate Co. x Vannen Watch
On Sale Now: Limited Edition Foundation Skate Co. x Vannen Watch

September 24, 2021

The new, special edition Foundation Skateboard Co. x Vannen watch is ON SALE NOW at VannenWatches.com and Foskco.com for $65. Only 100 watches available. As a bonus, select orders will be chosen at random to receive autographed packaging signed by artist/photographer/Foundation owner, Tod Swank.

Continue Reading

Limited edition Bauhaus "Mask" watch on sale Saturday, October 16 at 9am PT at VannenWatches.com
Limited edition Bauhaus "Mask" watch on sale Saturday, October 16 at 9am PT at VannenWatches.com

September 23, 2021

This year marks the 40th Anniversary of the Bauhaus record, "Mask". To celebrate the occasion, Vannen will be releasing a limited edition "Mask" watch on October 16 at VannenWatches.com for $65. Set a reminder. Only 150 watches will be available for purchase. More info to come. Follow for updates.

Continue Reading