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Song details
Performer: Tevin Campbell
Writer(s): Prince, Levi Seacer, Jr., Kirk Johnson, Sonny Thompson, Michael Bland, Rosie Gaines & Paula Sherield
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

Down is an unreleased track recorded in September 1992, at Paisley Park Studios in Chanhassen, Minnesota (during the same set of sessions that produced Extraordinary, Holly Don’t Care, The P, The Halls Of Desire, Paris 1798430, Uncle Sam, Super Hero and a remake of Shhh). It was copyrighted at the Library of Congress on 1 October 1993. The track was written by Prince, Levi Seacer, Jr., Kirk Johnson, Sonny Thompson, Michael Bland & Rosie Gaines (Rosie Gaines stopped working with Prince in late 1992, suggesting the track (or at least the music) could not have been recorded later); it is likely that Prince’s lyrics were added to music developed from a jam session.

It was intended for use on Tevin Campbell’s second album I’m Ready. The track is written from Tevin Campbell’s perspective and mentions him by name. He recorded vocals for the track at an unknown time and studio. The track remains unreleased.

Recording Information
Recording Sessions
Date Studio Additional info
September 1992 Paisley Park Studios,
Chanhassen, MN, USA
Late 1992 - mid-1993 Studio information needed Tevin Campbell lead vocal overdubs
Recording Personnel

Unreleased Versions
Title Version Additional Info
Down Studio Recorded 1992
Down Studio Version with Tevin Campbell’s vocals

Additional Information

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