On Tuesday night, The Current will air the third episode of its four-part series dedicated to the making of Prince’s 1999 album. Prince: The Story of 1999 is produced by The Current in collaboration with The Prince Estate and Warner Records and is also available as a four-part podcast. The Current has been airing the weekly radio version Tuesdays at 8 p.m. Central since the collaboration was announced by the Estate on Nov. 19.
Prince: The Story of 1999 takes a deep look into the making of 1999, including interviews with those closest to Prince and this album.
The podcast debuted in Apple Podcasts’ US Top 10 list in the Music category, and is hosted by The Current’s Andrea Swensson, who contributed new liner notes to the 1999 reissue.
The series is free and available to everyone, and can be streamed online, via podcast platforms, and on the air and online at The Current. The Current will also be posting the full-length versions of the interviews done for The Story of 1999 online this month.