June 13, 2007 06:56:41 GMT
Prince trusts his old label Columbia Records to distribute his new album "Planet Earth".
Prince has let Columbia takes the distribution of his new album "Planet Earth". This deal marks the reunion between the singer and the label since "Musicology" (2004).
"Planet Earth is a fantastic album and promises to be a musical milestone for Prince," Sony Music President Rob Stringer said in a statement. "The Columbia label is thrilled to be working with an iconic artist like Prince in this exciting stage of his amazing career."
The "Purple Rain" singer previously inked deal with Universal Records for the distribution of "3121" (2006). The album entered Billboard Hot 200 at #1 by moving 183,436 copies in the first week.
"Planet Earth" will be released in North America on July 24 and is already led by single "Guitar" which premiered in radio outlets on June 11. "Guitar" is also distributed for free to Verizon subscribers who applied for V Cast Song ID system.