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|writer(s)              = [[John Blackwell]], [[Marcus Anderson]], [[Andrew Gouché]] and [[Xavier Taplin]] (assumed)
 
|writer(s)              = [[John Blackwell]], [[Marcus Anderson]], [[Andrew Gouché]] and [[Xavier Taplin]] (assumed)
 
|producer(s)            = [[Prince]] (assumed)
 
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|introduction          = '''Shaft''' is an unreleased track recorded in August 2014 by [[NPG Q]], a band consisting of [[John Blackwell]], [[Marcus Anderson]], [[Andrew Gouché]] and [[Xavier Taplin]].  
 
|introduction          = '''Shaft''' is an unreleased track recorded in August 2014 by [[NPG Q]], a band consisting of [[John Blackwell]], [[Marcus Anderson]], [[Andrew Gouché]] and [[Xavier Taplin]].  
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The basis for the track was recorded live during a show by [[NPG Q]] on [[10_August_2014-am|10 August 2014 (a.m.)]] at [[Venue: Paisley Park Studios| Paisley Park Studios]] ('NPGMC Room') in Chanhassen, Minnesota. [[Prince]] added his guitar parts later in August. The song was played live by [[NPG Q]] during the release-party for the [[Album:_Art_Official_Age|Art Official Age]] and [[Album:_Plectrumelectrum|Plectrumelectrum]] albums at [[Venue: Paisley Park Studios| Paisley Park Studios]] on [[30 September 2014|30 September 2014]].
 
The basis for the track was recorded live during a show by [[NPG Q]] on [[10_August_2014-am|10 August 2014 (a.m.)]] at [[Venue: Paisley Park Studios| Paisley Park Studios]] ('NPGMC Room') in Chanhassen, Minnesota. [[Prince]] added his guitar parts later in August. The song was played live by [[NPG Q]] during the release-party for the [[Album:_Art_Official_Age|Art Official Age]] and [[Album:_Plectrumelectrum|Plectrumelectrum]] albums at [[Venue: Paisley Park Studios| Paisley Park Studios]] on [[30 September 2014|30 September 2014]].
  
[[Shaft]] was intended for an [[Album: NPG Q|album]] by [[NPG Q]]. The project was abandoned when [[John Blackwell]] left to tour with [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/D%27Angelo D’Angelo] in October 2014. The track remains unreleased.  
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[[Shaft]] was intended for an [[Album: NPG Q|album]] by [[NPG Q]]. The project was abandoned when [[John Blackwell]] left to tour with [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/D’Angelo D’Angelo] in October 2014. The track remains unreleased.  
 
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|first live appearance    = [[10_August_2014-am|10 August 2014 (a.m.) :Paisley Park Studios, Chanhassen, MN, USA ]]
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|first live appearance    = This track is known to have been performed live by [[Prince]]  
 
|performed regularly on    = none
 
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|performed occasionally in = 2014 (by [[NPG Q]] without [[Prince]])
 
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|references                = <b>Book</b>: ''[https://www.amazon.com/Prince-Mobeen-Azhar/dp/178097891X ''' Prince 1958-2016: Stories from the Purple Underground, Mobeen Azhar (2016)]''
 
|references                = <b>Book</b>: ''[https://www.amazon.com/Prince-Mobeen-Azhar/dp/178097891X ''' Prince 1958-2016: Stories from the Purple Underground, Mobeen Azhar (2016)]''
 
*<b>Press</b>: [http://on-the-one.blogspot.fr/2014/08/first-report-on-supermoon-recording.html  '''First report on Supermoon recording session with NPJazz''' (Ontheone blogspot: 10 August 2014)].<br>
 
*<b>Press</b>: [http://on-the-one.blogspot.fr/2014/08/first-report-on-supermoon-recording.html  '''First report on Supermoon recording session with NPJazz''' (Ontheone blogspot: 10 August 2014)].<br>

Revision as of 22:40, 20 August 2021

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Shaft

Unreleasedsong.jpg
Song details
Performer: NPG Q
Writer(s): John Blackwell, Marcus Anderson, Andrew Gouché and Xavier Taplin (assumed)
Producer(s): Prince (assumed)
Live Appearances
First and last live appearance:
  • This track is known to have been performed live by Prince
Performed regularly on tour:
  • none
Performed occasionally in shows:

Shaft is an unreleased track recorded in August 2014 by NPG Q, a band consisting of John Blackwell, Marcus Anderson, Andrew Gouché and Xavier Taplin.

The basis for the track was recorded live during a show by NPG Q on 10 August 2014 (a.m.) at Paisley Park Studios ('NPGMC Room') in Chanhassen, Minnesota. Prince added his guitar parts later in August. The song was played live by NPG Q during the release-party for the Art Official Age and Plectrumelectrum albums at Paisley Park Studios on 30 September 2014.

Shaft was intended for an album by NPG Q. The project was abandoned when John Blackwell left to tour with D’Angelo in October 2014. The track remains unreleased.


Recording Information
Recording Sessions
Date Studio Additional info
10 August 2014 (a.m.) Paisley Park Studios, Chanhassen, MN, USA Live recording
August 2014 Paisley Park Studios, Chanhassen, MN, USA Guitar overdubs by Prince
Recording Personnel

Versions
Unreleased Versions
Title Version Additional Info
Shaft Live Recording 10 August 2014 (a.m.) Paisley Park version; non-overdubbed live recording
Shaft Live Version with overdubs With guitar overdubs by Prince


 
Additional Information

See also Trivia


References
Sex Machine   < < < All Songs Unreleased Songs > > >   Shoulda Coulda Woulda