(CNN)Images just released show Paisley Park as a colorful, eclectic space that was the beloved home of Prince, where the superstar had relaxed, recorded music and threw parties.

Nearly two years after his death, images of Prince and Paisley Park during his final days were released after Carver County authorities announced Thursday that there would be no criminal charges in his death. Prince Fast FactsPrince Fast FactsPrince Fast FactsThe sprawling compound was long the subject of curiosity and is now a permanent museum in Chanhassen on the outskirts of Minneapolis, Minnesota. The 65,000-foot property has tours there. Is Prince’s Paisley Park the next Graceland? Prince died of an accidental overdose of fentanyl in April 2016 after taking counterfeit Vicodin pills that were laced with fentanyl, said Carver County attorney Mark Metz. The recording artist was found unresponsive in an elevator at Paisley Park, where he died at age 57. Read MorePrince’s last days: What we knowWith the investigation into his death now inactive, the related data became public. The release contained hundreds of photos of Paisley Park that offered a glimpse into the artist’s life. While Paisley Park was bare on the outside, it was bright inside with massive photos of Prince, pastel walls and whimsical floors. Parts of it were decorated with his Love Symbol. house.lobbyhouse.lobbyhouse.stairshouse.stairshouse.decorhouse.decorhouse.photoshouse.photoshouse.kitchenhouse.kitchenhouse.bedhouse.bedNot surprisingly, purple was a running theme. The color purple has been associated with Prince throughout his career, from his clothing to his iconic film “Purple Rain.”house.officehouse.officehouse.bathroomhouse.bathroomhouse.pooltablehouse.pooltablebelongings.motorcyclebelongings.motorcycleA dove was found in a birdcage there. belongings.dovebelongings.doveImages showed cash laying out in the open, on desks, drawers, as well as wads of money stuffed in envelopes and brown bags. belongings.moneybelongings.moneyLots of nutritional supplements were found around the house. belongings.supplementsbelongings.supplementsbelongings.pillbelongings.pillAs well as a rehab pamphlet.belongings.rehabbelongings.rehabPaisely Park also served as Prince’s recording studio. He would even open up the place for spontaneous performances, according to the Paisley Park site. music.studiomusic.studioHis wardrobe and sense of style was also iconic.style.outfitstyle.outfitstyle.shoesstyle.shoesstyle.wardrobestyle.wardrobestyle.glovesstyle.glovesSinger and songwriter Prince performs onstage during his Purple Rain Tour in 1984. The artist, who pioneered "the Minneapolis sound" and took on the music industry in his fight for creative freedom, <a href="http://www.cnn.com/2016/04/21/entertainment/prince-estate-death/index.html" target="_blank">died</a> in April 2016 at age 57.Singer and songwriter Prince performs onstage during his Purple Rain Tour in 1984. The artist, who pioneered "the Minneapolis sound" and took on the music industry in his fight for creative freedom, <a href="http://www.cnn.com/2016/04/21/entertainment/prince-estate-death/index.html" target="_blank">died</a> in April 2016 at age 57. Photos: Prince: The artistSinger and songwriter Prince performs onstage during his Purple Rain Tour in 1984. The artist, who pioneered “the Minneapolis sound” and took on the music industry in his fight for creative freedom, died in April 2016 at age 57.Hide Caption 1 of 53Prince performs in New York in 1980. Prince won seven Grammy Awards, and earned 30 nominations. Five of his singles topped the charts and 14 other songs hit the Top 10. Prince performs in New York in 1980. Prince won seven Grammy Awards, and earned 30 nominations. Five of his singles topped the charts and 14 other songs hit the Top 10. Photos: Prince: The artistPrince performs in New York in 1980. Prince won seven Grammy Awards, and earned 30 nominations. Five of his singles topped the charts and 14 other songs hit the Top 10. Hide Caption 2 of 53He performs at the Palladium in New York in 1981. He performs at the Palladium in New York in 1981. Photos: Prince: The artistHe performs at the Palladium in New York in 1981. Hide Caption 3 of 53Prince at the Lyceum in London in 1981.Prince at the Lyceum in London in 1981. Photos: Prince: The artistPrince at the Lyceum in London in 1981.Hide Caption 4 of 53Prince and Apollonia Kotero in a scene from the movie "Purple Rain," which was released in 1984. Prince and Apollonia Kotero in a scene from the movie "Purple Rain," which was released in 1984. Photos: Prince: The artistPrince and Apollonia Kotero in a scene from the movie “Purple Rain,” which was released in 1984. Hide Caption 5 of 53Prince, seen here on set, won an Oscar for the original song score for the classic film.Prince, seen here on set, won an Oscar for the original song score for the classic film. Photos: Prince: The artistPrince, seen here on set, won an Oscar for the original song score for the classic film.Hide Caption 6 of 53Prince performs in New York in 1984. Controversy followed the singer and that, in part, made his fans adore him more. His 1984 song, "Darling Nikki," details a one-night stand and prompted the formation of the Parents Music Resource Center. Led by Al Gore's then-wife, Tipper Gore, the group encouraged record companies to place advisory labels on albums with explicit lyrics. Prince performs in New York in 1984. Controversy followed the singer and that, in part, made his fans adore him more. His 1984 song, "Darling Nikki," details a one-night stand and prompted the formation of the Parents Music Resource Center. Led by Al Gore's then-wife, Tipper Gore, the group encouraged record companies to place advisory labels on albums with explicit lyrics. Photos: Prince: The artistPrince performs in New York in 1984. Controversy followed the singer and that, in part, made his fans adore him more. His 1984 song, “Darling Nikki,” details a one-night stand and prompted the formation of the Parents Music Resource Center. Led by Al Gore’s then-wife, Tipper Gore, the group encouraged record companies to place advisory labels on albums with explicit lyrics. Hide Caption 7 of 53Prince performs at the Joe Louis Arena in Detroit in 1984.Prince performs at the Joe Louis Arena in Detroit in 1984. Photos: Prince: The artistPrince performs at the Joe Louis Arena in Detroit in 1984.Hide Caption 8 of 53Prince performs live at the Fabulous Forum in 1985, in Inglewood, California.Prince performs live at the Fabulous Forum in 1985, in Inglewood, California. Photos: Prince: The artistPrince performs live at the Fabulous Forum in 1985, in Inglewood, California.Hide Caption 9 of 53Prince in 1985.Prince in 1985. Photos: Prince: The artistPrince in 1985.Hide Caption 10 of 53Prince, circa 1985.Prince, circa 1985. Photos: Prince: The artistPrince, circa 1985.Hide Caption 11 of 53Prince performs live at the 1985 Fabulous Forum in Inglewood, California. He created what became known as the Minneapolis sound, which was a funky blend of pop, synth and new wave. Prince performs live at the 1985 Fabulous Forum in Inglewood, California. He created what became known as the Minneapolis sound, which was a funky blend of pop, synth and new wave. Photos: Prince: The artistPrince performs live at the 1985 Fabulous Forum in Inglewood, California. He created what became known as the Minneapolis sound, which was a funky blend of pop, synth and new wave. Hide Caption 12 of 53Prince in the United Kingdom in the 1980s.Prince in the United Kingdom in the 1980s. Photos: Prince: The artistPrince in the United Kingdom in the 1980s.Hide Caption 13 of 53Prince, circa 1985.Prince, circa 1985. Photos: Prince: The artistPrince, circa 1985.Hide Caption 14 of 53Prince in a scene from the 1986 film "Under the Cherry Moon."Prince in a scene from the 1986 film "Under the Cherry Moon." Photos: Prince: The artistPrince in a scene from the 1986 film “Under the Cherry Moon.”Hide Caption 15 of 53Prince performs in London in 1986.Prince performs in London in 1986. Photos: Prince: The artistPrince performs in London in 1986.Hide Caption 16 of 53Prince performs in London in 1986. Prince performs in London in 1986. Photos: Prince: The artistPrince performs in London in 1986. Hide Caption 17 of 53Prince performs at London's Wembley Arena in 1986.Prince performs at London's Wembley Arena in 1986. Photos: Prince: The artistPrince performs at London’s Wembley Arena in 1986.Hide Caption 18 of 53Prince in 1987.Prince in 1987. Photos: Prince: The artistPrince in 1987.Hide Caption 19 of 53Prince performs at Wembley Arena in London in 1988.Prince performs at Wembley Arena in London in 1988. Photos: Prince: The artistPrince performs at Wembley Arena in London in 1988.Hide Caption 20 of 53The singer's predilection for lavishly kinky story-songs earned him the nickname "His Royal Badness." He is also known as the "Purple One" because of his colorful fashions. He is seen here in 1990.The singer's predilection for lavishly kinky story-songs earned him the nickname "His Royal Badness." He is also known as the "Purple One" because of his colorful fashions. He is seen here in 1990. Photos: Prince: The artistThe singer’s predilection for lavishly kinky story-songs earned him the nickname “His Royal Badness.” He is also known as the “Purple One” because of his colorful fashions. He is seen here in 1990.Hide Caption 21 of 53Prince performs in 1990.Prince performs in 1990. Photos: Prince: The artistPrince performs in 1990.Hide Caption 22 of 53Prince, 1990.Prince, 1990. Photos: Prince: The artistPrince, 1990.Hide Caption 23 of 53Prince performs during "The Nude Tour" in Birmingham, United Kingdom, in 1990.Prince performs during "The Nude Tour" in Birmingham, United Kingdom, in 1990. Photos: Prince: The artistPrince performs during “The Nude Tour” in Birmingham, United Kingdom, in 1990.Hide Caption 24 of 53Prince listens to the crowd during a 1991 concert.Prince listens to the crowd during a 1991 concert. Photos: Prince: The artistPrince listens to the crowd during a 1991 concert.Hide Caption 25 of 53Prince performs at the MTV Video Music Awards in Los Angeles in 1991.Prince performs at the MTV Video Music Awards in Los Angeles in 1991. Photos: Prince: The artistPrince performs at the MTV Video Music Awards in Los Angeles in 1991.Hide Caption 26 of 53Prince performs at the Globe Arena in Stockholm in 1993.Prince performs at the Globe Arena in Stockholm in 1993. Photos: Prince: The artistPrince performs at the Globe Arena in Stockholm in 1993.Hide Caption 27 of 53Prince arrives at the Ritz Hotel in Paris in 1994.Prince arrives at the Ritz Hotel in Paris in 1994. Photos: Prince: The artistPrince arrives at the Ritz Hotel in Paris in 1994.Hide Caption 28 of 53A disguised Prince appears at a Virgin Records in London in 1995.A disguised Prince appears at a Virgin Records in London in 1995. Photos: Prince: The artistA disguised Prince appears at a Virgin Records in London in 1995.Hide Caption 29 of 53As dozens of singers perform "We Are The World" on the 10th anniversary of the African famine relief anthem, the artist formerly known as Prince stands sucking on a lollipop next to Quincy Jones at the American Music Awards in Los Angeles in 1995.As dozens of singers perform "We Are The World" on the 10th anniversary of the African famine relief anthem, the artist formerly known as Prince stands sucking on a lollipop next to Quincy Jones at the American Music Awards in Los Angeles in 1995. Photos: Prince: The artistAs dozens of singers perform “We Are The World” on the 10th anniversary of the African famine relief anthem, the artist formerly known as Prince stands sucking on a lollipop next to Quincy Jones at the American Music Awards in Los Angeles in 1995.Hide Caption 30 of 53Prince poses for a photo in Toronto in 1996.Prince poses for a photo in Toronto in 1996. Photos: Prince: The artistPrince poses for a photo in Toronto in 1996.Hide Caption 31 of 53Muhammad Ali pats Prince's head prior to a news conference where they were to announce plans for a benefit concert in 1997.Muhammad Ali pats Prince's head prior to a news conference where they were to announce plans for a benefit concert in 1997. Photos: Prince: The artistMuhammad Ali pats Prince’s head prior to a news conference where they were to announce plans for a benefit concert in 1997.Hide Caption 32 of 53Prince performs in 1998. Prince performs in 1998. Photos: Prince: The artistPrince performs in 1998. Hide Caption 33 of 53A disguised Prince speaks at GQ magazine's third annual Men of the Year Awards in 1998.A disguised Prince speaks at GQ magazine's third annual Men of the Year Awards in 1998. Photos: Prince: The artistA disguised Prince speaks at GQ magazine’s third annual Men of the Year Awards in 1998.Hide Caption 34 of 53Prince, circa 1999.Prince, circa 1999. Photos: Prince: The artistPrince, circa 1999.Hide Caption 35 of 53Prince performs in Hong Kong on October 17, 2003. Prince's concert was the the opening act in a four-week government-sponsored music festival titled "Hong Kong Harbor Fest,"  aimed at boosting the image of SARS-battered Hong Kong.  Prince performs in Hong Kong on October 17, 2003. Prince's concert was the the opening act in a four-week government-sponsored music festival titled "Hong Kong Harbor Fest,"  aimed at boosting the image of SARS-battered Hong Kong.  Photos: Prince: The artistPrince performs in Hong Kong on October 17, 2003. Prince’s concert was the the opening act in a four-week government-sponsored music festival titled “Hong Kong Harbor Fest,” aimed at boosting the image of SARS-battered Hong Kong. Hide Caption 36 of 53Prince arrives with his then-wife, Manuela Testolini, for the 77th Academy Awards on February 27, 2005, in Los Angeles. Prince arrives with his then-wife, Manuela Testolini, for the 77th Academy Awards on February 27, 2005, in Los Angeles. Photos: Prince: The artistPrince arrives with his then-wife, Manuela Testolini, for the 77th Academy Awards on February 27, 2005, in Los Angeles. Hide Caption 37 of 53Prince at the 2005 NAACP Image Awards in Los Angeles.Prince at the 2005 NAACP Image Awards in Los Angeles. Photos: Prince: The artistPrince at the 2005 NAACP Image Awards in Los Angeles.Hide Caption 38 of 53Prince performs during a news conference for Super Bowl XLI in 2007.Prince performs during a news conference for Super Bowl XLI in 2007. Photos: Prince: The artistPrince performs during a news conference for Super Bowl XLI in 2007.Hide Caption 39 of 53He left his imprint on many aspects of popular culture, from film to movies to sports to politics. As the Minnesota Vikings prepped to take on the New Orleans Saints in the 2010 NFC championship game, Prince wrote a fight song entitled "Purple and Gold" to inspire his home team. The Vikings lost. He was the half-time performer at the Super Bowl in 2007 in Miami Gardens, Florida, seen here.He left his imprint on many aspects of popular culture, from film to movies to sports to politics. As the Minnesota Vikings prepped to take on the New Orleans Saints in the 2010 NFC championship game, Prince wrote a fight song entitled "Purple and Gold" to inspire his home team. The Vikings lost. He was the half-time performer at the Super Bowl in 2007 in Miami Gardens, Florida, seen here. Photos: Prince: The artistHe left his imprint on many aspects of popular culture, from film to movies to sports to politics. As the Minnesota Vikings prepped to take on the New Orleans Saints in the 2010 NFC championship game, Prince wrote a fight song entitled “Purple and Gold” to inspire his home team. The Vikings lost. He was the half-time performer at the Super Bowl in 2007 in Miami Gardens, Florida, seen here.Hide Caption 40 of 53Prince performs onstage during the 2007 NCLR ALMA Awards.Prince performs onstage during the 2007 NCLR ALMA Awards. Photos: Prince: The artistPrince performs onstage during the 2007 NCLR ALMA Awards.Hide Caption 41 of 53Prince performs on the runway at the spring/summer 2008 collection fashion show by Matthew Williamson during London Fashion Week in September 2007. Prince performs on the runway at the spring/summer 2008 collection fashion show by Matthew Williamson during London Fashion Week in September 2007. Photos: Prince: The artistPrince performs on the runway at the spring/summer 2008 collection fashion show by Matthew Williamson during London Fashion Week in September 2007. Hide Caption 42 of 53Prince performs during his Welcome 2 America tour at Madison Square Garden in 2011 in New York. Prince performs during his Welcome 2 America tour at Madison Square Garden in 2011 in New York. Photos: Prince: The artistPrince performs during his Welcome 2 America tour at Madison Square Garden in 2011 in New York. Hide Caption 43 of 53American pop legend Prince is pictured performing on the final night of the Hop Farm Music Festival in Kent, United Kingdom, in 2011.American pop legend Prince is pictured performing on the final night of the Hop Farm Music Festival in Kent, United Kingdom, in 2011. Photos: Prince: The artistAmerican pop legend Prince is pictured performing on the final night of the Hop Farm Music Festival in Kent, United Kingdom, in 2011.Hide Caption 44 of 53Prince performing at the Femoren on August 6, 2011, in Copenhagen, Denmark.Prince performing at the Femoren on August 6, 2011, in Copenhagen, Denmark. Photos: Prince: The artistPrince performing at the Femoren on August 6, 2011, in Copenhagen, Denmark.Hide Caption 45 of 53Prince on stage with singer Mary J. Blige during the 2012 iHeartRadio Music Festival in Las Vegas.Prince on stage with singer Mary J. Blige during the 2012 iHeartRadio Music Festival in Las Vegas. Photos: Prince: The artistPrince on stage with singer Mary J. Blige during the 2012 iHeartRadio Music Festival in Las Vegas.Hide Caption 46 of 53Prince presents the winner for Record of the Year to Gotye and Kimbra during the 55th Grammy Awards in 2013.Prince presents the winner for Record of the Year to Gotye and Kimbra during the 55th Grammy Awards in 2013. Photos: Prince: The artistPrince presents the winner for Record of the Year to Gotye and Kimbra during the 55th Grammy Awards in 2013.Hide Caption 47 of 53A year later, Prince performs during the 2013 Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas.A year later, Prince performs during the 2013 Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas. Photos: Prince: The artistA year later, Prince performs during the 2013 Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas.Hide Caption 48 of 53Prince performs at the 2013 Skanderborg Festival in Denmark.Prince performs at the 2013 Skanderborg Festival in Denmark. Photos: Prince: The artistPrince performs at the 2013 Skanderborg Festival in Denmark.Hide Caption 49 of 53Prince is seen in the stands during the 2014 French Open in Paris.Prince is seen in the stands during the 2014 French Open in Paris. Photos: Prince: The artistPrince is seen in the stands during the 2014 French Open in Paris.Hide Caption 50 of 53Left to right: Zooey Deschanel, Prince, and Jake Johnson in a scene from the TV show "New Girl" which aired in 2014.Left to right: Zooey Deschanel, Prince, and Jake Johnson in a scene from the TV show "New Girl" which aired in 2014. Photos: Prince: The artistLeft to right: Zooey Deschanel, Prince, and Jake Johnson in a scene from the TV show “New Girl” which aired in 2014.Hide Caption 51 of 53Prince speaks at the 2015 Grammy Awards in Los Angeles. Additionally, last year, Prince released the song "Baltimore," addressing the unrest after the death of Freddie Gray while in police custody. He performed at a benefit concert in the city and gave a portion of the proceeds to youth groups in Baltimore. Prince speaks at the 2015 Grammy Awards in Los Angeles. Additionally, last year, Prince released the song "Baltimore," addressing the unrest after the death of Freddie Gray while in police custody. He performed at a benefit concert in the city and gave a portion of the proceeds to youth groups in Baltimore. Photos: Prince: The artistPrince speaks at the 2015 Grammy Awards in Los Angeles. Additionally, last year, Prince released the song “Baltimore,” addressing the unrest after the death of Freddie Gray while in police custody. He performed at a benefit concert in the city and gave a portion of the proceeds to youth groups in Baltimore. Hide Caption 52 of 53Prince tweeted his passport photo on February 11. <a href="http://www.cnn.com/2016/02/17/entertainment/prince-passport-photo-feat/index.html" target="_blank">The photo quickly took the Internet by storm. </a>Prince tweeted his passport photo on February 11. <a href="http://www.cnn.com/2016/02/17/entertainment/prince-passport-photo-feat/index.html" target="_blank">The photo quickly took the Internet by storm. </a> Photos: Prince: The artistPrince tweeted his passport photo on February 11. The photo quickly took the Internet by storm. 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