Music mainstay Prince has committed to release '20Ten,' his new album, as a complimentary giveaway with European print magazines and newspapers. Courrier International in France gets '20Ten' on July 8, while the UK's Daily Mirror and Daily Record and Belgium's Het Nieuwsblad will release the album on July 10. Rolling Stone Germany must wait until July 22.
As Trend Hunter reported in 2007, Prince promoted 'Planet Earth' in a similar fashion by giving the album away via the Sunday UK Mail newspaper. It remains to be seen how Prince will release '20Ten' in other international markets.
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