The Juice

From Prince Vault
Jump to: navigation, search
Jughead   < < < Non-Prince Songs All Prince Songs Unreleased Songs > > >   Jukebox With A Heartbeat
The Juice

Unreleasedsong.jpg
Song details
Performer: Carmen Electra
Writer(s): Carmen, Rosie Gaines & Levi Seacer, Jr.(and Prince (assumed))
Producer(s): Prince (assumed)
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

'The Juice, registered at ASCAP as simply Juice is an unreleased song by Carmen Electra, recorded on 10 July 1991 at Paisley Park Studios in Chanhassen, Minnesota), with saxophone and flute overdubs by Eric Leeds recorded the same day. It was included as a CD-only (hidden) bonus track, the 14th and final track, on a 15 June 1992 configuration of her album, then titled On Top (with the artist credit "Carmen"). The song was ultimately rejected from the album, however, and the album was renamed Carmen Electra. It is registered at ASCAP as written by Carmen, Rosie Gaines & Levi Seacer, Jr., although Prince is thought to have had a hand in the writing too and was likely produced by Prince, who also played most of the instruments. The song contains a sample of James Brown saying "turn it up" (the origin of this sample is unknown, however). In mid-September 1993, the song was tried out during early sessions for Mayte's first album Child Of The Sun, also at Paisley Park Studios, although the song may have been used only to determine appropriate song styles for Mayte; details of her version are not known. While the song is regarded unreleased, a 40 second snippet was in fact included in NPG Ahdio Show 1.


Recording Information
Recording Sessions
Date Studio Additional info
10 July 1991 Paisley Park Studios,
Chanhassen, MN, USA
Basic tracking
Mid-September 1993 Paisley Park Studios,
Chanhassen, MN, USA
Vocal overdubs by Mayte
Recording Personnel

Carmen Electra version


Mayte version

  • Mayte - vocals
  • Prince - all instruments, except where noted (assumed)
  • Other recording personnel not known

Versions
Unreleased Versions
Title Version Additional Info
The Juice Studio Recorded 10 July 1991; included on 15 June 1992 configuration of On Top
The Juice Studio Mayte version


 
Additional Information

See also Trivia


References
Jughead   < < < All Songs Unreleased Songs > > >   Jukebox With A Heartbeat