by Mesfin Fekadu The Associated Press Posted

first_img by Mesfin Fekadu, The Associated Press Posted Jun 4, 2019 10:50 am PDT Remembering when Prince wrote that song for you NEW YORK — Susanna Hoffs knows how much “Manic Monday,” written by Prince, impacted the career of the Bangles when the song became a worldwide hit in 1986. So when Hoffs thinks about how she didn’t get a chance to thank Prince years later for the gift he gave her band, she feels emotional.Tearing up during a phone interview with The Associated Press, she says, “As an adult I wanted to thank him and I just didn’t get around to it.”Prince wrote the song under the moniker “Christopher” and his demo version appears on his posthumous album, “Originals.” Other demo versions of tracks he’s penned for singers appear on the 15-track album, available on Tidal starting Friday.The album will be widely available on June 21.Mesfin Fekadu, The Associated Press FILE – In this March 29, 2019, file photo, singer Susanna Hoffs of the Bangles poses in the press room at the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony in New York. In an interview with The Associated Press, Hoffs recalls the huge impact of “Manic Monday,” written by Prince, on the career of the Bangles when the song became a worldwide hit in 1986. Prince’s demo version of the song appears on his posthumous album, “Originals,” due out this month. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, File) AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to RedditRedditShare to 電子郵件Emaillast_img

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