Duff McKagan, a huge Prince fan by his own admission, was filmed this week unboxing the new reissue of 1999, the late singer's 1982 album. Released as a multi-LP package by Warner, the new box set features liner notes by Duff and other industry personnel.

Duff told BP a while back that “I was completely enamoured by Prince. I was at that age when I played drums, guitar and bass, and this guy was only six years older than me, making his own records and playing everything. There was such a groove.”

See Duff unboxing the 1999 reissue below.

 

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