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Andre Cymone


André Cymone’s rich, diverse musical history encompasses four much-loved solo albums and a prolific career as a hitmaking producer, as well as a long-running collaboration with Prince, during which Cymone emerged as one of the architects of the revolutionary Minneapolis sound that permanently changed the face of popular music in the ’80s.

On April 7, 2017 Cymone will release his 5th solo album 1969. Throughout the album 1969, Cymone's edgy melodic craft and emotion-charged lyrical insight balance unflinching realism with an unmistakable sense of hope, insightfully addressing issues of racial and economic inequality.

Andre Cymone's 1969 marks a creative landmark in a long and colorful career that’s encompassed wide range of creative pursuits.

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