Jack White recalls a brief encounter he had with Prince and the advice the late music icon gave him.
In an on-site interview The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, White mentioned meeting Prince at an after-party event once and the two talked about playing guitar. So what was this sage advice Prince had for White?
“Don’t let anyone tell you how to play your guitar.”
When asked if he took Prince’s advice, White said with a laugh, “No, [but] one of your sound guys told me to decline earlier, so maybe.
White teamed up with the Prince Estate for his Third Man Records to distribute the unreleased 1986 album Camille. White mentioned to Colbert that tracks from the album were released or surfaced in various ways, but were never released as a proper album release.
By rolling stone, “The legendary ‘Camille’ was born as Prince was beginning to experiment with changing the tone of his voice, and he planned to release the album under his female alter ego, ‘Camille.’ While a handful of test pressings of the album were made, a full version was eventually dropped.
A release date of Camille from Third Man Records is currently unknown.
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