Big Fun

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Big Fun

Exodus album.jpg
from the album Exodus
Song details
Performer: New Power Generation
First Released: 27 March 1995 - Exodus album
Album(s): Exodus
Writer(s): Prince (credited to the New Power Generation)
Producer(s): Prince (credited to the New Power Generation)
Live Appearances
First and last live appearance:
Performed regularly on tour:
  • none
Performed occasionally in shows:

Big Fun is the fifteenth track (seventh song) on the New Power Generation's second 'solo' album Exodus.

While specific recording dates are now known, initial tracking took place between December 1994 - early January 1995, at Paisley Park Studios, Chanhassen, MN, USA (during the same set of sessions as The Good Life, Return Of The Bump Squad and Cherry, Cherry). Eric Leeds recorded saxophone and flute overdubs on 16 January 1995, also at Paisley Park Studios (on the same day as recording horn overdubs on Good Pussy, I'm A DJ and Return Of The Bump Squad).

Music from the track was later reused on Poom Poom. Some lyrics from the track were also reused on Newpower Soul.


Recording Information
Recording Sessions
Date Studio Additional info
December 1994 - early January 1995 Paisley Park Studios, Chanhassen, MN, USA (assumed) Initial tracking
16 January 1995 Paisley Park Studios, Chanhassen, MN, USA Horn overdubs by Eric Leeds
Recording Personnel

Versions
Released Versions
Title Length Released on Version Additional info
Big Fun 7:26 Exodus Studio


Sampled, Referred to, Quoted in...
Title Length Released on Version Additional info
Free The Music 1:47 The Good Life single Studio
Free The Music 3:24 The Good Life Exodus Sampler Experience promo Extended version Original full-length version with James Brown samples
Poom Poom 4:32 Crystal Ball Studio Reuses some backing music from Big Fun
Newpower Soul 5:00 Newpower Soul Studio Reuses some lyrics from Big Fun
Unreleased Versions
Title Version Additional Info
Big Fun Studio Recorded December 1994 - early January 1995, before horn overdubs
 
Additional Information

See also Trivia


References
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