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Wednesday, January 23, 2013

The Rocker Formerly Known as Prince Returns with New Single (Video)

Listen to PrinceIf you're a rabid Prince fan, this is pretty exciting stuff. I'm not, so I'm maintaining my usual state of non-excitement, but I like this song well enough. It's a bit of a rocker with so-so lyrics. Not bad. Interestingly for Prince, who has waged war against piracy and more
Toronto Star ( 1/23/2013 10:43:14 AM -08:00 )

Has Prince Made Peace with the Internet?
Prince's history online has been checkered, at best. Most people know about how jealously he has guarded his material, scouring YouTube for any performance clips and videos and vigilantly removing them. Most famously, he tangled with a Pennsylvania more
New Yorker (blog) ( 1/23/2013 9:50:13 AM -08:00 )

Prince rocks with new band, turns out 'Screwdriver'
By Kurt Schlosser, NBC News. Come in out of the "Purple Rain," Prince fans. It's time to listen to some new music from the famed rocker. A new song called "Screwdriver" is out in the wild and being featured on Prince's website via a flashy lyric video. more (blog) ( 1/23/2013 9:19:27 AM -08:00 )

Prince Comes Out With New Single, Launches New Website
Prince is once again a hot commodity. Soon after the announcement that he will grace the cover of this week's Billboard as well as receive a Billboard Icon award, his purple majesty has launched a fresh website that contains a lyric video for a new song, more
Forbes ( 1/23/2013 8:24:58 AM -08:00 )

Prince releases new music video, 'Screwdriver'
Does the pop icon still have the magic touch? Prince has released a new music video, 'Screwdriver.' (Photo: Stephen Lovekin, Getty Images). Story Highlights. Video dropped with little warning; It's a lyric video. Today's royal news has nothing to do with Kate, more
USA TODAY ( 1/23/2013 7:55:57 AM -08:00 )

Prince, 'Screwdriver': Artist Releases New Song Without Much Fanfare
Prince doesn't exactly follow standard operating procedure, so it's entirely unsurprising that he plopped a new single online without any real lead-up. "Screwdriver," a jangly tune that follows last year's "Rock and Roll Love Affair," made it to the internet late on more
Huffington Post ( 1/23/2013 6:42:41 AM -08:00 )

New music: Prince – Screwdriver
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The Guardian (blog) ( 1/23/2013 3:14:06 AM -08:00 )

Prince Releases Lyric Video for New Song 'Screwdriver'
Prince seems to be gearing up for another big comeback. The typically reclusive performer appears on the cover of the current issue of Billboard and has been releasing new music, including the just-issued lyric video for a song called 'Screwdriver.' “I'm your more
PopCrush ( 1/23/2013 11:36:18 AM -08:00 )

Prince "Screwdriver" (NEW MUSIC)
For years, Prince has been infamous for his reclusive ways. The "Purple Rain" singer has been reluctant to embrace the Internet age. He doesn't use Twitter or Facebook and is notorious for finding illegitimate videos using his music online and having more
Global Grind ( 1/23/2013 11:34:48 AM -08:00 )

Prince Releases New Song Via Mysterious Twitter Account
Prince Screwdriver new song Thirty years later, Prince still finds ways to surprise us. The singer has been dormant since 2010, when he released 20Ten and shut down his website, declaring that “the Internet is over. Last week, though, a Twitter account more
Elmore Magazine ( 1/23/2013 11:26:50 AM -08:00 )

Prince Returns With New Song 'Screwdriver' and Lyric Video
"Screwdriver," a new song from singer-songwriter Prince, has surfaced online along with a lyric video. The video appeared on, a never-before-seen website showcasing empty "STAY TUNED" boxes that presumably will be filled with videos. more
Mashable ( 1/23/2013 11:16:52 AM -08:00 )

The Rocker Formerly Known as Prince Returns with New Single (Video)
Backed by an all-female trio, "Screwdriver" harkens back to the artist's grittier '80s sound. Prince and Mary J. Blige. If you're a diehard Prince fan who longs for the foot-stomping grooves of decades past -- classic jams like "I Would Die 4 U," "Raspberry Beret," more
Hollywood Reporter ( 1/23/2013 10:33:27 AM -08:00 )

Prince Unveils New Track 'Screwdriver' Ahead Of Billboard Honoring [Video]
Prince Unveils New Track Prince has released a new track. Provocatively called “Screwdriver,” it's a delicious mesh of guitar pop and harks back to the Purple One's Parade era. Now available on the diminutive star's website, some like Vulture think the combination of ”Screwdriver's” more
The Inquisitr ( 1/23/2013 9:35:04 AM -08:00 )

Listen to Prince's New Song, "Screwdriver"
With a new Billboard cover and recent pop-up shows in Minneapolis, Prince released a lyric video for his new track titled “Screwdriver” on his website yesterday. The lyric video also provides glimpses of Prince's new all-female backing band. The rock trio has more
Paste Magazine ( 1/23/2013 8:03:57 AM -08:00 )

Prince Wakes Up from 20 Year Coma, Writes Fun New Song (Video)
Prince is back. He has a fun new pop song, a hit, called “Screwdriver.” The video is on our home page video player. “I'm your driver, you're my screw.” If he had a label, it would be a hit. Maybe it's on iTunes. Anyway, it's the first good song from Prince since more ( 1/23/2013 7:55:24 AM -08:00 )

Prince Releases New Song 'Screwdriver' (Listen)
“Screwdriver” was posted to his official website today via a video that is half-lyric, half-live performance. Prince (sporting a spirit hood) and his band rip through the guitar-dominated tune with such lyrics as, “I'm your driver and you're my screw,” flashing across more ( 1/23/2013 7:47:17 AM -08:00 )

Prince Drops New Song 'Screwdriver,' Launches New Website
Music / Articles / Prince Drops New Song 'Screwdriver,' Launches New Website. Prince Drops New Song 'Screwdriver,' Launches New Website. Check out the lyric video for "Screwdriver" and see what else the purple weirdo is up to. By Johnny Firecloud more
Crave Online ( 1/23/2013 7:06:44 AM -08:00 )

LYRIC VIDEO: Prince – “Screwdriver”
LYRIC VIDEO: Prince – “Screwdriver”After releasing a special teaser clip not that long ago, Prince is ready to unveil “Screwdriver” in its entirety. Get ready for an old-school vibe on this new song from the Billboard-featured artist. Laced with plenty of crunchy and fuzzy guitar tones, layered vocals, more
Under the Gun Review ( 1/23/2013 6:48:26 AM -08:00 )

Prince Made You a 'Screwdriver'
Not the kind with alcohol (Oh, thank God, thought a million people who still haven't gotten over that one OJ-and-vodka-fueled night in college) — the kind with music. "Screwdriver" is the title of Prince's peppy new song, which is now available, complete with a more
Vulture ( 1/23/2013 6:25:03 AM -08:00 )

Prince Finally Drops His Power-Pop 'Screwdriver'
Prince Finally Drops His Power-Pop Last week, Prince hinted at a new single called "Screwdriver," and today it finally arrived in full as a half lyric/half performance video on Prince's new official site 20pr1nc3. After spending the past six years since 3121 alternating between purple funk and more
SPIN ( 1/23/2013 6:04:20 AM -08:00 )