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Video: Frank Ocean covers Prince’s “When You Were Mine”

on July 18, 2012, 11:42am

frank ocean wiltern Video: Frank Ocean covers Princes When You Were Mine

Frank Ocean performed last night at Los Angeles’ Wiltern in support of his CoS Top Star-earning debut, channel ORANGE. Throughout the set, Ocean offered a couple of surprises with his own sultry cover of Prince’s “When You Were Mine” (off 1980’s Dirty Mind) and a guest appearance from Earl Sweatshirt on “Super Rich Kids”. Watch fan footage of both cuts below (via Pitchfork), plus see the rest of his tour schedule.

And, in case you missed it, read our review of channel ORANGE here. Update: The album debuted at number two on the Billboard Album Charts after selling 131,000 copies, reports Billboard.

“When You Were Mine” (Prince cover):

“Super Rich Kids” (feat. Earl Sweatshirt):

Frank Ocean 2012 Tour Dates:
07/19 – Austin, TX @ La Zona Rosa
07/20 – Dallas, TX @ Southside Music Hall
07/22 – Atlanta, GA @ Center Stage
07/23 – Washington, DC @ 9:30 Club
07/25 – Philadelphia, PA @ Union Transfer
07/26 – New York, NY @ Terminal 5
07/28 – Boston, MA @ Paradise Rock Club
07/29 – Montreal, QC @ Club Soda
07/31 – Toronto, ON @ The Guvernment
08/01 – Detroit, MI @ TBA
08/04 – Chicago, IL @ Lollapalooza
08/07-11 – Oslo, NO @ Oya Fest
08/08-11 – Helsinki, FI @ Flow Festival
08/09-11 – Gothenburg, SE @ Way Out West Festival
08/16-18 – Kiewit, BE @ Pukkelpop
08/18-19 – Essex, UK @ V Festival
08/18-19 – Staffordshire, UK @ V Festival
08/24-26 – Paris, FR @ Rock en Seine
08/28 – Copenhagen, DK @ Parken Stadium !%
08/30 – Stockholm, SE @ Olympic Stadium !%
09/02 – Paris, FR @ Stade de France !%
09/04 – Cologne, DE @ Rheinenergie Stadium !%
09/06 – The Hague, NL @ Malieveld !%
09/07-08 – Isle of Wight, UK @ Bestival
09/12 – Munich, DE @ Red Bull Stadium !%
09/16 – Prage, CZ @ Slavia Eden Stadium !%
09/19 – Warsaw, PL @ National Stadium !%
09/22 – Hannover, DE @ AWD Arena !%

! = w/ Coldplay
% = w/ Marina and the Diamonds

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