CSPC: Prince Popularity Analysis
Part 3 – EPs, Lives, Boxes, Non-traditional Studio albums
Apart from traditional studio albums and compilations, Prince also issued countless records through multiple forms. The most striking example is the Black Album, recorded and aimed to be released in 1987, the singer cancelled it just before the street date. Claimed to be the highest selling bootleg of all-time, the figure of 820,000 units refer to legal sales of the album that was ultimately released in 1994.