Prince holds secret gig in Camden

US singer Prince delighted fans by performing at a surprise gig in Camden last night.

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Fan tweets pictures of Prince gig

Stephen Budd was one of the lucky ones who made it in last night thanks to a tip off on Twitter from Music Week.

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Prince @eballroomcamden tonight.... Yes. 75 souls saw this.... thanks @musicweek for the tip, was in bed when it came http://t.co/NNgeAaW820

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. #Prince @eballroomcamden 2nite. His Purpleness on peak form. I was at the Lyceum too.... "Play That Funk Music". http://t.co/3js9OUxQVo

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Prince tour date announcement expected

Prince is expected to announce a number of UK tour dates today.

Details of his tour remain uncertain but Prince said he hoped toplay "iconic" venues along the lines of music club the Bag o' Nails,where Jimi Hendrix once performed, and Ronnie Scott's jazz club.

"We'll work our way up, if people like us, to bigger venues," Prince said.

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Woman 'cancels holiday to queue for Prince gig'

The Camden New Journal is reporting that one woman has cancelled her holiday to Turkey, in order to queue for tickets to see Prince tonight.

Ruth Newcombe is standing in the pouring rain, when she could be on a beach, even though she has no guarantee that she'll be able to see the star.

She told the paper: "no one knows if he'll really turn up or not, but we're waiting here anyway. I have done this before and he hasn't even turned up.”

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Prince's secret Camden gig

US singer Prince on stage at the Electric Ballroom in Camden. Credit: Ryan Hooper/PA Wire

US singer Prince delighted fans by performing at a surprise gig in Camden last night.

He took to the stage of the Electric Ballroom in Camden, north London, late last night backed by his new 3RDEYEGIRL band.

Rumours of the gig had begun circulating on Twitter, with some fans fortunate enough to get tickets.