Proms 2013 Repeatpurple Reign - The Story Of Prince

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In a programme first broadcast in 2003, Mica Paris continues the story of Prince.

In this programme she explores the mystery of the most famous non-release of 1987, the Black Album and at the meaning of his favourite word of 1988, Lovesexy.

She also considers the souring of his relationship with Warner Brothers in the 1990s when he changed his name to an unpronounceable symbol and went on the road with ""slave"" scrawled on his face.

The programme features was first broadcast in 2003 and includes contributions from George Clinton, Chaka Khan and producer Jimmy Jam.