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Prince Once Recorded an Album as a Woman, Now You Can Buy It

Abandoned 1986 project ”Camille“ goes up for auction

Got some extra cash on hand? Soon you might be able to hear what it sounds like, when Prince sings as a member of the opposite gender.

A long-lost album recorded by the music legend, which featured the “Purple Rain” maestro singing as a woman, has gone up for auction.

The album, “Camille,” is on the block as part of a collection being offered by RR Auction. Recorded in 1986, “Camille” was to consist of eight tracks “recorded by the singer in a funky, sped up vocal,” RR Auction said of the recording. “The gender-morphing of Prince’s vocals, which are pitch-shifted to create the singers feminine alter-ego.”

Unfortunately for the world, “Camille” never made it to market, as its release was canceled just weeks before it was supposed to hit stores.

Also among the items up for auction: A ruffled, “Purple Rain“-era shirt worn by Prince. The white, crop-topped number comes equipped with shoulder pads, faux pearl buttons and an embellished, three-button strap near the lower back.

Prince died in April at age 57. The medical examiner determined that the singer, who was found unresponsive in the elevator of his Paisley Park residence in Minnesota, died of an overdose of the opioid painkiller fentanyl.

Have a look at the rest of the auction items here.