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|introduction              = '''Spoon''' (originally titled '''Am [[file:Eye.png]] Happy?''') is the fifth track (fourth song) on [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chaka_Khan Chaka Khan]'s tenth solo studio album [[Album: Come 2 My House|Come 2 My House]], and, around the same time as the album's release, [[Single: Spoon|Spoon]] was available as a promo-only single. It was also included on the [[Album: Come 2 My House|Come 2 My House]] promo sampler available at around the same time as the album's release. The song was written and produced by [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chaka_Khan Chaka Khan], [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Howard_McCrary Howard McCrary] & Robert D. Palmer; [[File: SymbolSmallerBlue.png|link=Alias: Symbol]] is believed to appear as a musician, but his exact contribution is unknown.
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|introduction              = '''Spoon''' (originally titled '''Am [[file:Eye.png]] Happy?''') is the fifth track (fourth song) on [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chaka_Khan Chaka Khan]’s tenth solo studio album [[Album: Come 2 My House|Come 2 My House]], and, around the same time as the album’s release, [[Single: Spoon|Spoon]] was available as a promo-only single. It was also included on the [[Album: Come 2 My House|Come 2 My House]] promo sampler available at around the same time as the album’s release. The song was written and produced by [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chaka_Khan Chaka Khan], [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Howard_McCrary Howard McCrary] & Robert D. Palmer.
  
While specific recording dates are not known, initial tracking took place between November 1997, and January 1998, at [[Paisley Park Studios]], Chanhassen, MN, USA. It was included (under its original title '''Am [[file:Eye.png]] Happy?''') as the second track on a February 1998 configuration of [[Album: Come 2 My House|Come 2 My House]], before the tracklist was revised for release.
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[[File: SymbolSmallerBlue.png|link=Alias: Symbol]] is believed to appear as a musician, but his exact contribution is unknown. The track was based around a groove created by [[Sonny T.]] and [[Michael B.]] included on their sample CD ''Funky-ass Loops'' (they are both uncredited).
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While specific recording dates are not known, basic tracking took place between November 1997, and January 1998, at [[Paisley Park Studios]] in Chanhassen, Minnesota. It was included (under its original title '''Am [[file:Eye.png]] Happy?''') as the second track on a February 1998 configuration of [[Album: Come 2 My House|Come 2 My House]], before the tracklist was revised for release.
 
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{{RecordingLine|
 
|date                      = November 1997 - January 1998
 
|date                      = November 1997 - January 1998
 
|studio                    = [[Paisley Park Studios]], Chanhassen, MN, USA
 
|studio                    = [[Paisley Park Studios]], Chanhassen, MN, USA
|additional info          = Initial tracking
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|additional info          = Tracking
 
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|recording personnel      =  
 
|recording personnel      =  
 
*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chaka_Khan Chaka Khan] - vocals
 
*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chaka_Khan Chaka Khan] - vocals
 
*Robert D. Palmer - additional vocals
 
*Robert D. Palmer - additional vocals
*[[Michael B.]] - drums (uncredited, sampled loop from sample cd ''Funky-ass Loops'')
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*[[Michael B.]] - drums (uncredited, sampled loop from sample CD ''Funky-ass Loops'')
*[[Sonny T.]] - bass (uncredited, sampled loop from sample cd ''Funky-ass Loops'')
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*[[Sonny T.]] - bass (uncredited, sampled loop from sample CD ''Funky-ass Loops'')
 
*[[File: SymbolSmallerBlue.png|link=Alias: Symbol]] - instruments (specific contribution unknown)
 
*[[File: SymbolSmallerBlue.png|link=Alias: Symbol]] - instruments (specific contribution unknown)
 
|released versions        =
 
|released versions        =
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{{Songline|
 
{{Songline|
 
|1= '''Spoon'''
 
|1= '''Spoon'''
|2= 12:32
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|2= 1:32
 
|3= [[Sampler:_NPG_sampler_'98| NPG Sampler '98]]
 
|3= [[Sampler:_NPG_sampler_'98| NPG Sampler '98]]
|4= Studio excerpt
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|4= Edit
 
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|5=  
 
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|3= Delayed performance TV broadcast
 
|3= Delayed performance TV broadcast
 
|4= Live
 
|4= Live
|5= [[08_June 1998|8 June 1998 (mat.), Vibe, CBS Television City, Stage 46, Los Angeles, CA, USA]]
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|5= [[08_June 1998|8 June 1998 (mat.), Vibe, CBS Television City, Stage 46, Los Angeles, California]]
 
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|unreleased versions      =  
 
|unreleased versions      =  
 
|sampled in                =  
 
|sampled in                =  
|first live appearance    = [[08_June 1998|8 June 1998 (mat.), Vibe, CBS Television City, Stage 46, Los Angeles, CA, USA]] <small>([http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chaka_Khan Chaka Khan] lead vocals, only known performance) </small>
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|first live appearance    = [[08_June 1998|8 June 1998 (mat.), Vibe, CBS Television City, Stage 46, Los Angeles, California]] <small>([http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chaka_Khan Chaka Khan] lead vocals, only known performance) </small>
 
|performed regularly on    =[[New Power Soul Festival Tour]] <small>(during [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chaka_Khan Chaka Khan] opening act)</small>
 
|performed regularly on    =[[New Power Soul Festival Tour]] <small>(during [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chaka_Khan Chaka Khan] opening act)</small>
 
|performed occasionally in = [[All Concerts#1998|1998]]
 
|performed occasionally in = [[All Concerts#1998|1998]]
|trivia                    =  
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|trivia                    = The American songwriter Robert D. Palmer, who co-wrote this song (and [[Come 2 My House]]), is not to to be confused with the English singer-songwriter [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_Palmer_(singer) Robert Palmer].
 
|see also                  = [[Album: Come 2 My House|Come 2 My House]] album
 
|see also                  = [[Album: Come 2 My House|Come 2 My House]] album
 
*[[Album: Come 2 My House|Come 2 My House]] promo sampler
 
*[[Album: Come 2 My House|Come 2 My House]] promo sampler

Latest revision as of 22:40, 20 August 2021

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Spoon

Come2myhouse album.jpg
from the album Come 2 My House
Song details
Performer: Chaka Khan
First Released: 29 September 1998 - Come 2 My House album
Album(s): Come 2 My House
Writer(s): Chaka Khan, Howard McCrary & Robert D. Palmer
Producer(s): Chaka Khan, Howard McCrary & Robert D. Palmer
Live Appearances
First and last live appearance:
Performed regularly on tour:
Performed occasionally in shows:

Spoon (originally titled Am Eye.png Happy?) is the fifth track (fourth song) on Chaka Khan’s tenth solo studio album Come 2 My House, and, around the same time as the album’s release, Spoon was available as a promo-only single. It was also included on the Come 2 My House promo sampler available at around the same time as the album’s release. The song was written and produced by Chaka Khan, Howard McCrary & Robert D. Palmer.

SymbolSmallerBlue.png is believed to appear as a musician, but his exact contribution is unknown. The track was based around a groove created by Sonny T. and Michael B. included on their sample CD Funky-ass Loops (they are both uncredited).

While specific recording dates are not known, basic tracking took place between November 1997, and January 1998, at Paisley Park Studios in Chanhassen, Minnesota. It was included (under its original title Am Eye.png Happy?) as the second track on a February 1998 configuration of Come 2 My House, before the tracklist was revised for release.


Recording Information
Recording Sessions
Date Studio Additional info
November 1997 - January 1998 Paisley Park Studios, Chanhassen, MN, USA Tracking
Recording Personnel
  • Chaka Khan - vocals
  • Robert D. Palmer - additional vocals
  • Michael B. - drums (uncredited, sampled loop from sample CD Funky-ass Loops)
  • Sonny T. - bass (uncredited, sampled loop from sample CD Funky-ass Loops)
  • SymbolSmallerBlue.png - instruments (specific contribution unknown)

Versions
Released Versions
Title Length Released Version Additional info
Spoon 3:49 Come 2 My House

Spoon promo
Come 2 My House promo sampler

Studio
Spoon 1:32 NPG Sampler '98 Edit
Video Versions
Title Length Released Version Additional info
Spoon ?:?? Promotional release only Promo video See Spoon video for details
Broadcasts/streaming (only)
Title Length Released Version Additional info
Spoon ?:?? Delayed performance TV broadcast Live 8 June 1998 (mat.), Vibe, CBS Television City, Stage 46, Los Angeles, California


 
Additional Information

See also Trivia

  • The American songwriter Robert D. Palmer, who co-wrote this song (and Come 2 My House), is not to to be confused with the English singer-songwriter Robert Palmer.

References
So What The Fuss   < < < All Songs Unreleased Songs > > >   Stand Back