Legendary musician, Prince died on Thursday; he was 57. The artist’s work was searched like crazy after news of his death in connection to celebrate his work and life. But the bad news is that people have chosen the wrong route by torrenting his work. It may be noted that Prince’s work is soon to Top the chart on Torrenting site like The Pirate Bay. Among his works the albums controversy and 1999 have reached the top ranks. Prince’s discography is listed 12 on the listing. It is unfortunate to note the people have decided to torrent his music, despite the artist being a staunch adversary of piracy and digital music. It may be mentioned here that Prince tried to sue Pirate Bay in three countries in the year 2007, but the cases were left unattended.
In another incident Prince sued 22 fans for posting his live concert online for $22 million, this case also was not pursued. It is sad to note that the artist who is an ardent opponent of pirated music is no more there to see his works being pirated. The artist would be pained and saddened at this if he were alive today. Despite this, his music is available on Pirate Bay and other torrenting websites contrary to what the artist would have liked. His ardent fans are not keeping his legacy alive but instead are doing exactly opposite of what he would have wanted to happen. True fans of Prince should not be part of this piracy war and ensure his legacy is kept alive.
Prince’s albums are available for streaming on TIDAL including 1999, 1989 Batman soundtrack and Purple Rain. Tidal offers these videos at $9.99 per month and you can sign up for a 30 day trial for free. The music is available on iTunes and Amazon as well for those music lovers who want to keep the artists values alive.