Video: 7

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1992: My Name Is Prince Music Videos
Music Videos
(Related Artists)
1992: The Morning Papers

7 music video selected snapshots

Music Video details

First aired: November 1992
Director: Sotera Tschetter
Related home video/DVD: The Hits Collection

3 Chains O’ Gold home video

First (Commercially) Released: 14 September 1993


Date Institution, Country Award
This music video has not received any awards in the USA

7 is video featuring Prince and Mayte as well as twelve boys dressed and Prince and twelve girls dressed as Mayte. Footage of Prince in the glass cylinder and Mayte’s sword dancing was filmed at Paisley Park Studios in Chanhassen, MN, USA while the footage with the children was filmed on a soundstage in Los Angeles, possibly in May 1992.

Shooting Information
Shooting Sessions
Date Location Additional info
May 1992 Paisley Park Studios, Chanhassen, MN, USA

soundstage, Los Angeles, CA, USA


Sotera Tschetter - director

Released Versions
Title Length Released Version Additional info
7 6:02 The Hits Collection (1993)
7 4:32 3 Chains O’ Gold (1994)
7 5:17 Prince streaming video platforms (2017)

Released for sale as separate track on iTunes (2017)

Additional Information

See Also Quotation & triva

  • The video was nominated for Best R&B Video at 1993 MTV Video Music Awards.

My Name Is Prince
Music Videos (Prince) Music Videos (Related Artists) 1992
The Morning Papers