Prince preparing for gigs in UK
Prince has confirmed he will play a number of UK shows beginning next month.
The musician revitalised his career with a series of concerts staged at the O2 Arena in London, after a few years in which his career was thought to be on the wane.
Although no details of his forthcoming concerts have been announced, they will take place at "iconic venues in and around London" from February 3, according to a statement issued on his behalf.
He has planned the shows "t o celebrate the release of Plectrumelectrum, the highly anticipated debut album from 3rdeyegirl, his all-female rock trio".
The statement concluded: "For now, know this: Prince is coming."