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Thread started 05/01/17 4:36am

dalboy2

Prince Live recorded album tracks vs Studio versions

Guys,

Just been thinking now that they have discovered and releasing Electric Intercourse studio version do you think we they find other studio recording in the Paisley Park vaults for other Prince tracks that we only ever heard the live recordings of.

I'm sure these many more but these two songs that I love to hear the studio versions too.

* Adore
* It's Gonna Be A Beautiful Night

Come to mind

Sam
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Reply #1 posted 05/01/17 5:05am

Revolution81

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um, Adore is a studio version

Its Gonna Be A Beautiful Night i'd be surprised if there is actually a studio version of that, but you never know

Obviously I'd love to hear the true studio version of Purple Rain. Not a live with overdubs demo but a real, polished studio cut like the new Electric Intercourse

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Reply #2 posted 05/01/17 5:06am

coldasice

Adore is a complete studio song. There are elements added to make it seem live.
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Reply #3 posted 05/01/17 5:08am

SquirrelMeat

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coldasice said:

Adore is a complete studio song. There are elements added to make it seem live.


Studio yes, but sadly an edit.

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Reply #4 posted 05/01/17 5:12am

dalboy2

Fair point about 'Adore' for some reason I always thought the live overdubs were from a intimate live recording of the song. But still be interested to hear all versions of these songs from the studio.
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Reply #5 posted 05/01/17 5:48am

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For me the most drastic difference between studio/live is If I Had A Harem. Though the studio version we've heard is more a demo it still should NEVER be officially released if that's the only version lol.
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Reply #6 posted 05/01/17 12:56pm

tab32792

It's gonna be a beautiful night has no demo. It was a jam the Revolution came up with during the Paris soundcheck on the Parade tour. Hence why when they played it that night it has no lyrics at all except the wizard of oz chant. Lyrics and overdubs came much later. If you listen to the boot or watch the Paris 86 show. They're just jamming and having fun on stage.
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