Koo Koo

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Koo Koo

Kookoo single.jpg
single art for Koo Koo
Sheilae album.jpg
from the album Sheila E.
Song details
Performer: Sheila E.
First Released: 19 February 1987 - Sheila E. album
Album(s): Sheila E.
Writer(s): Prince and Sheila E. (credited only to Sheila E.)
Producer(s): Prince (credited to Sheila E.); co-produced by David Z.
Live Appearances
First and last live appearance:
Performed regularly on tour:
  • none
Performed occasionally in shows:

Koo Koo is the fifth track on Sheila E.'s third album Sheila E., and, soon after the album's release, Koo Koo was released as the album's second single. The track is co-written by Prince and Sheila E., and Prince plays most instruments and produces the track.

While specific recording dates are not known, basic tracking took place in late September 1986, at Prince's Galpin Blvd Home Studio in Chanhassen, Minnesota (during the same set of sessions as Superfunkycalifragisexy, One Day (I'm Gonna Make You Mine) and When The Dawn Of The Morning Comes).


Recording Information
Recording Sessions
Date Studio Additional info
Late September 1986 Galpin Blvd Home Studio,
Chanhassen, MN, USA
Basic tracking
Recording Personnel
  • Sheila E. - vocals, drums, percussion (no instrument credits given for full album)
  • Prince - all instruments, except where noted (uncredited)
  • Rafael Wiggins, Jr - bass guitar and vocals (credited, but involvement is likely limited to backing vocals)
  • Boni Boyer - keyboards and vocals (credited, but involvement is likely limited to backing vocals)
  • Carl Wheeler - keyboards and vocals (credited, but involvement is likely limited to backing vocals)

Versions
Released Versions
Title Length Released on Version Additional info
Koo Koo 3:24 Sheila E.

Koo Koo single

Studio
Koo Koo (Remix) 5:12 Koo Koo single Remix Remix by David Z.
Video Versions
Title Length Released on Version Additional info
Koo Koo 3:32 Promotional release only Promo video See Koo Koo video for more details


 
Additional Information

See also Trivia


References
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