Strawberry Lover

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Strawberry Lover

from the album Mazarati
Song details
Performer: Mazarati
First Released: 4 March 1986 - Mazarati album
Album(s): Mazarati
Writer(s): Brown Mark (lyrics re-written by Prince (uncredited))
Producer(s): Brown Mark
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

Strawberry Lover is the seventh song on Mazarati’s first album Mazarati. The track was written by Brown Mark as Fear The Shadow before Prince re-wrote the lyrics and renamed the song Strawberry Lover. Prince was not involved in the track musically.

While specific recording dates are not known, basic tracking took place in May 1985 at Sunset Sound in Hollywood, California, while Prince was working simultaneously in another studio in the building on the Parade album.

Recording Information
Recording Sessions
Date Studio Additional info
April 1985 (assumed) Sunset Sound,
Hollywood, CA, USA
Tracking of Fear The Shadow (no direct Prince involvement)
30 April 1985 Sunset Sound - Studio 3,
Hollywood, CA, USA
Prince vocal recording (Strawberry Lover)
8-10 May 1985 Sunset Sound - Studio 3,
Hollywood, CA, USA
Edits, vocal overdubs, and mix
Recording Personnel

Released Versions
Title Length Released Version Additional info
Strawberry Lover 5:30 Mazarati Studio

Unreleased Versions
Title Version Additional Info
Fear The Shadow Studio Recorded April 1985; before Prince input
Strawberry Lover Studio Prince guide vocals
Strawberry Lover Studio Before vocal overdubs by Jill Jones
Additional Information

See also Trivia

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