2045: Radical Man

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2045: Radical Man

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included on the album The Slaughterhouse

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from the soundtrack album Bamboozled

Song details
Performer: New Power Generation; Prince
First Released: 26 September 2000 - Bamboozled album
Album(s): Bamboozled

The Slaughterhouse

Writer(s): Prince
Producer(s): Prince
Live Appearances
First and last live appearance:
Performed regularly on tour:
  • none
Performed occasionally in shows:

2045: Radical Man was initially included as the 15th track (final song) on the Bamboozled soundtrack album, which accompanied the 2000 Spike Lee movie Bamboozled, but a sample of the track (credited to the New Power Generation) had been available to stream on NPGOnlineLtd.com in March 2000.

Its release on Bamboozled was credited to Prince. Seven months after the soundtrack's release, the track was included as the b-side of Peace, a single by the New Power Generation, sold only at concerts on Prince's Hit N Run Tour, beginning with the 14 April 2001 show at the Atlanta Civic Center, Atlanta, GA, USA, credited to the band (the single itself, however, originates from early 2000, when it was promoted on NPGOnlineLtd.com). In 2004, the track was included as the ninth track on the compilation album The Slaughterhouse (without a specific artist credit).

While specific recording dates are not known, initial tracking is believed to have taken place late 1999 to early 2000 at Paisley Park Studios, Chanhassen, MN, USA. The track was planned for inclusion on the New Power Generation album Peace announced in early 2000 (and mentioned on the packaging for the Peace single, which was printed in early 2000). This album remains unreleased, however. An edit of the track was also included as the second track on the Man'O'War (Remix) NPG Records Sampler unreleased cassette (intended for promotional use only).


Recording Information
Recording Sessions
Date Studio Additional info
Late 1999 - early 2000 Paisley Park Studios, Chanhassen, MN, USA (assumed) Initial tracking
Recording Personnel
  • SymbolSmallerBlue.png - all vocals and instruments, except where noted (assumed)
  • Mr. Hayes - vocals and keyboards (assumed)
  • Kip Blackshire - vocals and keyboards (assumed)
  • Other recording personnel not known.

Versions
Released Versions
Title Length Released on Version Additional info
2045: Radical Man 6:36 Bamboozled

Peace single
The Slaughterhouse

Studio
2045: Radical Man 1:45 Bamboozled Promo
Studio, edit Fade-out edit released on promo of the album with snippets of all songs


Unreleased Versions
Title Version Additional Info
2045: Radical Man Edit Edit included on Man'O'War (Remix) NPG Records Sampler unreleased cassette
 
Additional Information

See also Trivia

  • 2045: Radical Man follows chronologically (both in recording and in title) after other songs 1999 and 2020, but these songs are otherwise unconnected.

References
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