Listen to unreleased Prince song ‘Hot Summer’ from ‘Welcome 2 America’
Another unreleased track from Prince‘s forthcoming ‘lost’ album ‘Welcome 2 America’ has been shared – listen to ‘Hot Summer’ below.
Recorded in 2010, the album was due to be released the following year alongside the legend’s US tour of the same name, which went ahead even without the album.
After sitting in a vault for a decade, ‘Welcome 2 America’ is now set to finally be released on July 30 via Legacy Recordings.
So far, the album’s title track has been shared alongside another track called ‘Born 2 Die’, and ‘Hot Summer’ arrives alongside the first episode of a new season of the official Prince podcast, all about ‘Welcome 2 America’.
Listen to ‘Hot Summer’ below:
On the new podcast episode, Elisa Fiorillo – a singer who was involved in the ‘Welcome 2 America’ sessions – detailed how Prince took the album’s contributors out for a drive while playing ‘Hot Summer’.
“All those people were outside and I’m thinking it’s broad daylight, they’re gonna see him. But we didn’t care,” Fiorillo said. “We had the windows rolled down and we …
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