In A Spanish Villa

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In A Spanish Villa

Apollonia6 album.jpg
from the album Apollonia 6
Song details
Performer: Apollonia 6
First Released: 31 August 1984 - Sex Shooter single
Album(s): Apollonia 6
Writer(s): Prince (credited to Apollonia (lyrics) and Wendy (music))
Producer(s): Prince (credited to The Starr* Company and Apollonia 6)
Live Appearances
First and last live appearance:
Performed regularly on tour:
  • none
Performed occasionally in shows:

In A Spanish Villa is the seventh and final track on Apollonia 6's first and only album Apollonia 6, and, four weeks before the album's release, the track was included as the b-side of Sex Shooter, the album's first single. In A Spanish Villa was written by Prince, but credited to Apollonia (lyrics) and Wendy (music).

3 February 1984 at Sunset Sound in Hollywood, California (two days after Some Kind Of Lover, a day before Manic Monday and on the same day as A Million Miles (I Love You)). The track features only Apollonia on vocals and Prince on muted guitar. The lyrics are in Spanish, marking the first time the Spanish language was used on a Prince recording.


Recording Information
Recording Sessions
Date Studio Additional info
3 February 1984 Sunset Sound,
Hollywood, CA, USA
Basic tracking
Recording Personnel

Versions
Released Versions
Title Length Released on Version Additional info
In A Spanish Villa 2:12 Apollonia 6

Sex Shooter single

Studio


Sampled, Referred to, Quoted in...
Title Length Released on Version Additional info
21-24 (The Dopamine Rush Suite) Studio Samples Spanish vocals from In A Spanish Villa
 
Additional Information

See also Trivia

  • The lyrics are in Spanish, marking the first time the Spanish language was used on a Prince-related recording.

References
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