A handful of Prince’s unreleased recordings are totally fair game as far the producer is concerned, because he says he never signed a contract to keep the music under wraps.
George Ian Boxill, the former sound engineer who briefly released the “Deliverance” EP last month before Prince’s estate blocked it filed new legal docs saying his deal with Prince was strictly for remodeling his studio.
Boxill says he helped overhaul Prince’s studio in 2004 and did indeed sign a nondisclosure agreement. He insists that document ONLY applied to that job. Later, Boxill served as sound engineer when Prince recorded the 5 tracks on “Deliverance.”
According to the docs, Boxill never signed a nondisclosure for the recording sessions. He’s asking the judge to throw out the estate’s lawsuit which is blocking him from releasing the music to the public.