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Prince Fans Can Celebrate ‘Purple Rain’s’ 40th Anniversary With New Collectible Book (And It’s 25% Off)

By Michael May 1, 2024

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It’s been almost 40 years since Prince released his hit album Purple Rain and its impact is still felt today as the album is being adapted into a stage play. As fans wait to see their favorite songs live on stage, a new book looks to celebrate the album’s milestone anniversary with rare photography and track-by-track analysis from music journalist and author Andrea Swensson.

Prince and Purple Rain: 40 Years will become your ultimate piece of Prince merch you can display as a coffee table book or in the front spot of your mantle. While the book doesn’t officially come out until May 21, Amazon, Target and Walmart have opened their preorders to help ensure you land yourself a copy once it’s released. Plus, it’s currently being offered for 25% off, dropping the price to under $50.

Keep reading to shop the Prince book below.

“Prince and Purple Rain: 40 Years” by Andrea Swensson

$37.49 $50 25% off

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$37.49 $50 25% off

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Prince and Purple Rain: 40 Years will easily become your most treasured collector’s piece. It comes in an exclusive slip cover that’s not only the same bold purple shade of the album, but will help keep the book in pristine shape. You’ll also have 176 pages to flip through that will go into detail about the artist’s life growing up, his bandmates during the Purple Rain tour, provide rare photos of Prince and memorabilia and more.

The Prince book features a forward by Maya Rudolph — a longtime fan — who will introduce what you can expect from the book as well as the artist’s impact in the music world.

And, if you’re looking for more music books about Prince to add to your collection, be sure to pick up bestselling titles including Prince: All the Songs: The Story Behind Every Track for 44% off; Prince: A Portrait of the Artist for less than $20; this book by his first wife that’s under $10 and a photo book on Prince that’s on sale for 56% off.

For more product recommendations, check out our roundups of the best female musician memoirs, books about jazz and Taylor Swift books.

By Michael

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