Video: Love 2 The 9's

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1992: Damn U Music Videos
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1992: The Continental
Love 2 The 9’s

Love 2 The 9’s music video selected snapshots

Music Video details

First aired: 18 December 1992
Producer(s): Information needed
Director: Parris Patton
Related home video/DVD: 3 Chains O’ Gold home video
First (Commercially) Released: 16 August 1994


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

Love 2 The 9’s is a Prince and the New Power Generation video released for broadcast that was first aired as part of the Act I TV-special. A single was planned for release in 1993 but canceled in favor of The Morning Papers.

Directed by Parris Patton, the performance video of Prince and The NPG was shot at Paisley Park Studios Chanhassen, Minnesota, in 1992. They sing the love song to Mayte during a photo shoot with Randee St. Nicolas. Mayte is garbed in the Islamic burka at first and gradually disrobes to reveal a sexy outfit and to dance with the band and sing her part.

Some pictures taken by Randee St. Nicolas and Jeff Katz during the shooting were actually used for promotional purposes. One of them was used as the back cover for The Most Beautiful Girl In The World single in 1994. Other footage by Nicolas of Prince with model Tracye Logan in a burned-out bulding in Hollywood, California during an otherwise unrelated shooting were also inserted in the video.

The video was included on the 3 Chains O’ Gold home video.

Shooting Information
Shooting Sessions
Date Location Additional info
Spring 1992 Burned-out building, exact location unknown, Hollywood, CA, USA Footage later inserted in the video
Mid-to-Late 1992 (assumed) Paisley Park Studios, Chanhassen, MN, USA

Released Versions
Title Length Released Version Additional info
Love 2 The 9’s 3:35 3 Chains O’ Gold (1994)

Prince streaming video platforms (2017)
Released for sale as separate track on iTunes (2017)

Broadcasts/streaming (only)
Title Length Released Version Additional info
Love 2 The 9’s 2:40 Act I TV-special Edited version Excerpts from the video with other footage and interviews

Additional Information

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