Pop superstar Prince's quest to have complete control over all aspects of
his music career continues unabated - he has launched his own music download
The PURPLE RAIN singer is bypassing all the other download websites to
ensure his own NEW POWER GENERATION (NPG) company, partnered with ENTRIQ, will
maintain complete control over access to his music.
All of Prince's most popular recordings are already available on sites
NAPSTER and RHAPSODY - but his personal store will feature songs from his
eagerly awaited new album MUSICOLOGY, to be released on 20 April (04).
The store - at www.npgmusicclub.com - offers fans albums for $9.99
(GBP5.55) and individual tracks for 99 cents (55 pence).
Director of online services and Web master at NPG - SAM JENNINGS - says,
"Our overhead is low and the costs are low.
"With that, and considering Prince gets all the money after expenses, it's