The Word

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The Word

3121 album.jpg
from the album 3121
Song details
Performer: Prince
First Released: 21 March 2006 - 3121 album
Album(s): 3121
Writer(s): Prince
Producer(s): Prince
Live Appearances
First and last live appearance:
Performed regularly on tour:
  • none
Performed occasionally in shows:

The Word is the ninth track on Prince's 31st studio album 3121.

Exact recording dates are unknown, but it was likely recorded at some point in 2005, at either Paisley Park Studios in Chanhassen, Minnesota, or 3121 Antelo Rd. in Los Angeles, California. The track was included as the tenth track on a late 2005 configuration of 3121, before the album underwent some changes before its release.

Recording Information
Recording Sessions
Date Studio Additional info
2005 Paisley Park Studios,
Chanhassen, MN, USA
3121 Antelo Rd.,
Los Angeles, CA, USA (unconfirmed)
Basic tracking
Recording Personnel
  • Prince - all vocals and instruments

Released Versions
Title Length Released Version Additional info
The Word 4:12 3121 Studio
Broadcasts/streaming (only)
Title Length Released Version Additional info
The Word ?:?? Delayed award show performance TV broadcast Live 1 June 2007, 9th annual ALMA Awards, Pasadena Civic Auditorium, Pasadena, CA, USA

Additional Information

See also Trivia

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