Watch Prince’s archive performance of 1999
Previously unreleased clip is taken from the legend’s 1982 Houston concert.
Earlier this week, the Prince Estate announced a reissue of 1999, which includes a DVD containing footage from Prince’s 1982 Houston Summit concert. The Purple Rain singer’s performance of 1999 from that concert can now be viewed on his official YouTube page.
The clip features the Purple One in vintage form, performing 1999 energetically on his Telecaster while throwing in some smooth dance moves. You’ll also get to witness slick guitar-playing from Prince’s axeman Dez Dickerson.
In addition to the Houston Summit DVD, the Super Deluxe Edition of the reissue also includes 23 previously unreleased studio tracks plus a live album documenting Prince’s late-night show in Detroit on 30 November, 1982. The Super Deluxe Edition also includes a book with handwritten lyrics, rare Allen Beaulieu-shot photos and liner notes from Duff McKagan, Rolling Stone journalist David Fricke and Prince scholar Duane Tudhal.
Watch Prince’s 1982 performance of 1999 above.
The 1999 reissues are out 29 November in partnership with Warner. For the reissue’s full track listing, head over to prince.com.