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dearly beloved…amanda palmer & jherek bischoff mourn the passing of a mutual hero, prince, with this string quartet tribute.
recorded in the weeks after prince’s heartbreakingly premature passing in LA & NYC.
all proceeds of this download (until further notice) will go to the ELEVATE HOPE FOUNDATION, a non-profit that provides therapy through music for abused and abandoned kids...supported by prince and founded by sheila e. (more info about the charity below).

Jherek Bischoff: string arranging, mixing, mastering.
Amanda Palmer: vocals

the team @ ELBO studios in LA:

the strings:
Serena McKinney - violin
Ben Ullery - viola
Alma Fernandez - viola
Jacob Braun - cello

in the studio:
Chris Fogel - engineer
John Witt Chapman - engineer
Ryan McClure - asst. engineer

the team @ future-past studio in hudson, NY:
Patrick Higgins - head engineer
Rudy Mingaray- assistant engineer

prince artwork: done on commission from the patreon by sarah beetson www.sarahbeetson.com

this project was made possible by over 8,000 people supporting the making of true independent art at www.patreon.com/amandapalmer.
please join so that we can make more of the things we love.

more about ELEVATE HOPE (www.elevatehope.org)
The Elevate Hope Foundation (EHF) is dedicated to providing abused and abandoned children an alternative method of therapy through music and the arts, and funding special services and programs that assist the needs of these children using these fundamental methods.

Co-founded in 2001 by entertainer Sheila E. and business manager, Lynn Mabry, EHF supports existing programs of their beneficiaries through monetary funding and in-kind donations e.g. musical instruments, art supplies, and work stations complete with computers, keyboards and applicable instructional software.

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released May 31, 2016
Written/Composed By: Prince

PURPLE RAIN

Writers: MICHEL JEAN PIERRE COLOMBIER, ; PRINCE ROGERS NELSON

Publishers
NPG MUSIC PUBLISHING OBO CONTROVERSY MUSIC – 60%
UNIVERSAL MUSIC CORP. OBO WARNER OLIVE MUSIC LLC – 40%


Let’s Go Crazy

Writers: Prince Rogers Nelson

Publishers
NPG MUSIC PUBLISHING OBO CONTROVERSY MUSIC – 60%
UNIVERSAL MUSIC CORP. OBO WARNER OLIVE MUSIC LLC – 40%

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