The new – written by Prince himself-book with the title “The Beautiful Ones“, will be released on October 29, 2019, by Penguin Random House.
The public will be able to see through its pages some pretty rare photos of Prince, original albums, and some lyrics written by the popular artist himself.
The book includes his memoirs, which he started writing before his tragic death.
“The Beautiful Ones” is about how “Prince became the Prince“.
It talks about his first reaction with people, how he managed to grow his reputation and become a music legend that set his music career through the years.
288 pages full of Prince
The book has four different parts. In the first part, there are his memoirs which he wrote before his death.
According to publishers, on the first pages,” we travel to the world of Prince through his own lyric prose“.
In the second part, we can find some stories about his early steps as an artist before his first album was released.
Through this album full of photos and memoirs of himself, Prince tells his story to the world.
With some more photos, the book takes us in 1984 and the time of Purple Rain; the third part of “The Beautiful Ones”.
The last part includes some of Prince’s initial handwritten changes to the Purple Rain.
The author of the book Dan Piepenbring in the introduction describes his work on this book as “a brief but also a profound collaboration with Prince in the last months of his life”.
The publisher of the book, Chris Jackson, said that “The Beautiful Ones” is a beautiful tribute to his life“.