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|introduction              = '''Noon Rendezvous''' is the third track on [[Sheila E.]]'s first album [[Album: The Glamorous Life|The Glamorous Life]], and in Autumn 1984, [[Single: Noon Rendezvous|Noon Rendezvous]] was released as the album's third single. '''Noon Rendezvous''', co-written by [[Prince]] and [[Sheila E.]], is the only track on the album to have contained writing input from [[Sheila E.]] despite the album's credits stating that she had written all of the songs.<br>
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|introduction              = '''Noon Rendezvous''' is the third track on [[Sheila E.]]’s first album [[Album: The Glamorous Life|The Glamorous Life]], and in Autumn 1984, [[Single: Noon Rendezvous|Noon Rendezvous]] was released as the album’s third single. '''Noon Rendezvous''', co-written by [[Prince]] and [[Sheila E.]], is the only track on the album to have contained writing input from [[Sheila E.]] despite the album’s credits stating that she had written all of the songs.<br>
  
Basic tracking took place on [[Prince_Vault:Selected_anniversaries/February 13|13 February 1984]] at [[Sunset Sound]] in Hollywood, California, five days before [[Another Lonely Christmas]]). [[Sheila E.]]'s vocals were likely recorded in late March or early April 1984 at [[Sunset Sound]].
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Basic tracking took place on [[Prince_Vault:Selected_anniversaries/February 13|13 February 1984]] at [[Sunset Sound]] in Hollywood, California, five days before [[Another Lonely Christmas]]). [[Sheila E.]]’s vocals were likely recorded in late March or early April 1984 at [[Sunset Sound]].
  
In 2019, version with [[Prince]] on lead vocals was released as the fourth track on the posthumous album [[Album:_Originals|Originals]].
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In 2019, a version with [[Prince]] on lead vocals was released as the fourth track on the album [[Album:_Originals|Originals]]. This mix was created specifically for this posthumous release.
  
 
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Noon Rendezvous

Theglamorouslife album.jpg
from the album The Glamorous Life
Originals.jpg
from the album Originals
Song details
Performer: Sheila E.; Prince
First Released: 4 June 1984 - The Glamorous Life album
7 June 2019 - Originals album (Prince version)
Album(s): The Glamorous Life
Originals
Writer(s): Prince and Sheila E.
Producer(s): Prince (credited to Sheila E. and The Starr Company on The Glamorous Life)
Live Appearances
First and last live appearance:
Performed regularly on tour:
  • none
Performed occasionally in shows:

Noon Rendezvous is the third track on Sheila E.’s first album The Glamorous Life, and in Autumn 1984, Noon Rendezvous was released as the album’s third single. Noon Rendezvous, co-written by Prince and Sheila E., is the only track on the album to have contained writing input from Sheila E. despite the album’s credits stating that she had written all of the songs.

Basic tracking took place on 13 February 1984 at Sunset Sound in Hollywood, California, five days before Another Lonely Christmas). Sheila E.’s vocals were likely recorded in late March or early April 1984 at Sunset Sound.

In 2019, a version with Prince on lead vocals was released as the fourth track on the album Originals. This mix was created specifically for this posthumous release.


Recording Information
Recording Sessions
Date Studio Additional info
13 February 1984 Sunset Sound,
Hollywood, CA, USA
Basic tracking
Late March / early April 1984 (estimate) Sunset Sound,
Hollywood, CA, USA
Sheila E. vocal overdubs
Recording Personnel

Sheila E. version

  • Sheila E. - vocals, percussion
  • Prince - all instruments, except where noted (uncredited)

Prince version (on Originals)

  • Prince - all instruments and vocals


Versions
Released Versions
Title Length Released Version Additional info
Noon Rendezvous 3:50 The Glamorous Life Studio
Noon Rendezvous (Edit) 3:35 Noon Rendezvous single Edit
Noon Rendezvous 3:00 Originals Prince vocal version Mixed and released in 2019


Unreleased Versions
Title Version Additional Info
Noon Rendezvous Studio Prince's original vocal version, closer to Sheila E. version, not newly mixed as on the Originals album
 
Additional Information

See also Trivia


References
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