Prince’s Band the Revolution Announce Plans to Reunite Without Him

BEVERLY HILLS, CA - JANUARY 16: Composers Lisa Coleman (L) and Wendy Melvoin arrive at NBC Universal's 68th Annual Golden Globes After Party held at The Beverly Hilton hotel on January 16, 2011 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)

Prince’s band the Revolution — Bobby Z., Brown Mark, Matt Fink, and breakout duo Wendy Melvoin and Lisa Coleman — have announced their intention to reunite following their leader’s death.

“We have decided, after spending three or four days together now grieving over the loss of Prince, that we would like to come out and do some shows,” says Melvoin, speaking for the group in a video posted to Brown Mark’s Facebook page. The Revolution’s members gathered in Minnesota to remember the late musician, TMZ reported.

Prince formed the Revolution as his backing band in 1979, and various permutations of the group performed on the albums 1999 and Purple Rain. The final (and, apparently, current) lineup broke up in 1986.

The brief announcement did not come with any city or date confirmations, just a vague promise to “be there soon.” Watch the Revolution’s re-introduction below.

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