Turn It Up

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Turn It Up

from the album 1999 Super Deluxe Edition
Song details
Performer: Prince
First Released: 29 November 2019 - 1999 Super Deluxe Edition album
Album(s): 1999 Super Deluxe Edition
Writer(s): Prince
Producer(s): Prince
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

Turn It Up is a song recorded on 19 January 1982 at Sunset Sound in Hollywood, California (the day after Wild And Loose, and eight days before resuming the Controversy Tour). The song was planned for inclusion on 1999, but was removed when Prince recorded Delirious, which Prince viewed as a similar track. Mixes were made where the song fades out and another portion starts back up as a reprise, but the song was originally created as a single track.

The song was released in 2019 as the ninth track on the Vault Tracks part 1 disc of a Super Deluxe Edition edition of the 1999 album.

Recording Information
Recording Sessions
Date Studio Additional info
19 January 1982 Sunset Sound,
Hollywood, CA, USA
Recording Personnel
  • Prince - all vocals and instruments

Released Versions
Title Length Released Version Additional info
Turn It Up 5:23 1999 Super Deluxe Edition

Unreleased Versions
Title Version Additional Info
Turn It Up Studio Edited version of the full track to make a "part I" and a "part II"
Additional Information

See also Trivia

  • The released mix of this track was done by Niko Bolas specifically for the 1999 Super Deluxe Edition release. It was made to replicate the original mix from the time the song was initially tracked, as much as possible. So even when a slightly different mix of this track might exist, the now released version is not considered a true alternate mix of the track.

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