Turn Me Loose

From Prince Vault
Jump to: navigation, search
Turn It Up   < < < Non-Prince Songs All Prince Songs Unreleased Songs > > >   Turn Up
Turn Me Loose

Song details
Performer: Prince (assumed)
Writer(s): Prince (assumed)
Producer(s): Prince (assumed)
Live Appearances
First and last live appearance:
Performed regularly on tour:
  • none
Performed occasionally in shows:

Turn Me Loose is an unreleased song, which was premiered in a live performance on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, on 25 April 2008. It was assumed at the time that a studio version would be included on Prince's next album, and a studio version was played on KJLH internet radio on 24 September 2008, but the song was not released.

It is thought the track was first cut in the spring of 2008, but it was also worked on in August 2008 at Sunset Sound in Hollywood, California. Blogger DrFunkenberry stated in 2018 that the track had been intended for MPLSound, but that Bria Valente had objected to the song's lyrical content, and Prince decided against its inclusion. There is also some evidence that the song was intended for an unreleased 2008 album which would also include F.U.N.K., although this has not been confirmed.

Recording Information
Recording Sessions
Date Studio Additional info
Spring, 2008 (assumed) Paisley Park Studios,
Chanhassen, MN, USA
77 Beverly Park Ln.,
Beverly Hills, CA, USA (unconfirmed)
Basic tracking
August 2008 Sunset Sound,
Hollywood, CA, USA
Recording Personnel
  • Prince - All vocals and instruments (assumed)
  • Other recording personnel not known.

Unreleased Versions

Title Length Released Version Additional info
Turn Me Loose ?:?? Delayed performance TV broadcast Live 25 April 2008, The Tonight Show With Jay Leno, NBC Studio 3, Burbank, CA, USA
Turn Me Loose ?:?? Studio recording radio broadcast Studio Played on KJLH internet radio on 24 September 2008
Additional Information

See also Trivia

Turn It Up   < < < All Songs Unreleased Songs > > >   Turn Up