Girl 6

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Girl 6

Girl6 album.jpg
from the album Girl 6
Girl6 single.jpg
single art for Girl 6
Song details
Performer: New Power Generation
First Released: 19 March 1996 - Girl 6 album
Album(s): Girl 6
Writer(s): Prince (lyrics) and Tommy Barbarella (music)
Producer(s): Prince
Live Appearances
First and last live appearance:
  • This track is not believed to have been performed live by Prince
Performed regularly on tour:
  • none
Performed occasionally in shows:
  • none

Girl 6 is the thirteenth and final track (third of three previously-unreleased tracks) on the soundtrack album Girl 6 (a compilation of music by Prince and associated artists for the movie Girl 6, directed by Spike Lee), and, a week after the album's release, Girl 6 was released as the album's first and only single. The song contained lyrics written by Prince and music written by Tommy Barbarella, and was largely recorded by Prince.

While specific recording dates are now known, basic tracking took place in December 1995, at Paisley Park Studios in Chanhassen, Minnesota, based on Tommy Barbarella's home studio recording (which had no musical input by Prince). Although Prince had changed his name to SymbolSmallerBlue.png two and a half years previously, the song used the name Prince in its credits, perhaps because the rest of the album contained songs by "Prince". The track samples Raspberry Beret's counted lead-in and Housequake's phrase "Shut up, already! Damn!" It also contains various spoken samples from the Girl 6 movie, featuring actress Theresa Randle as "Girl 6".


Recording Information
Recording Sessions
Date Studio Additional info
December 1995 Tommy Barbarella home studio,
Minnesota, MN, USA
Demo recording (no Prince input)
December 1995 Paisley Park Studios,
Chanhassen, MN, USA
Basic tracking
Recording Personnel

Versions
Released Versions
Title Length Released on Version Additional info
Girl 6 4:04 Girl 6

Girl 6 single

Studio
Video Versions
Title Length Released on Version Additional info
Girl 6 ?:?? Girl 6 VHS/DVD Extended version Extended studio version played over movie credits


Unreleased Versions
Title Version Additional Info
Girl 6 Demo Tommy Barbarella's demo before Prince input
 
Additional Information

See also Trivia


References
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