The Purple One, Prince to you and me, recently announced that after an upcoming 21-date concert run in London this fall, he plans to take time off music to study the Bible.
He also announced via a PR company helping to publicize the tour that he will be performing his greatest hits "for the very last time." For these shows, he will also change his set list every night, so fans who came to several shows will get a wider cross section of his music.
"We play so many different styles of music, it's really hard to get a full dose of what we do unless you come to several shows,” he said. “I also have a wide fan base that comes to multiple shows all the time."
Prince noted rather cryptically that he was getting his inspiration these days from "prophets from the Bible," and that he did not expect to be back in London anytime soon.
"That's another reason why we're trying to stay so long. I just need to take some time off for study and travel." When asked what he was studying, he replied: "The Bible."
Whatever, dude, just play “Purple Rain” at those friggin’ shows, okay?
YahooNews.com: Prince announces London tour, studying Bible