Listen to Prince's Unreleased Demo "Why the Butterflies"
Published Sep 13, 2018Prince's posthumous Piano & a Microphone: 1983 is set to arrive next week, and another track from the release has arrived ahead of time.
The latest is titled "Why the Butterflies," and it's one of three tracks on the album that have never been heard before in any form. The near seven-minute demo finds Prince forming the song's structure as the tape rolls.
You can hear the demo [via Noisey] below. The song follows the release of "17 Days" and "Mary Don't You Weep," the latter of which arrived alongside a Spike Lee-directed music video.
Piano & a Microphone: 1983 arrives September 21 via Warner Bros.