Seven

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Seven

8 album.jpg
from the album 8
Song details
Performer: Madhouse
First Released: 21 January 1987 - 8 album
Album(s): 8
Writer(s): Prince (credited to Madhouse)
Producer(s): Prince (credited to Madhouse)
Live Appearances
First and last live appearance:
Performed regularly on tour:
  • none
Performed occasionally in shows:

Seven is the seventh track on Madhouse's first album 8. Seven was written and produced by Prince (credited only to Madhouse), with saxophone and musical input by Eric Leeds.

Initial tracking took place on 30 September 1986 at Prince's Galpin Blvd Home Studio, Chanhassen, MN, USA (the day after Three, Four and Five, the same day as Six, and the day before Eight); it is likely that the title was assigned only after the final sequence had been arranged for the album. The track contains sampled moans from Vanity 6's unreleased track Vibrator (later also used on Orgasm).

Other than the similarity in name, Seven is not related musically to the track 7, by Prince and the New Power Generation.


Recording Information
Recording Sessions
Date Studio Additional info
30 September 1986 Galpin Blvd Home Studio, Chanhassen, MN, USA Initial tracking
Recording Personnel
  • Eric Leeds - baritone saxophone
  • Prince - all other instruments, except where noted (uncredited)

  • Dr. Fink - credited for keyboards, but does not appear
  • Levi Seacer, Jr. - credited for bass guitar, but does not appear
  • John Lewis - credited for drums, but does not appear

Versions
Released Versions
Title Length Released on Version Additional info
Seven 4:09 8 Studio



 
Additional Information

See also Trivia


References
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