Feline

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Feline

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Song details
Performer: Prince; The Family; Eric Leeds
Writer(s): Prince (assumed)
Producer(s): Prince (assumed)
Live Appearances
First and last live appearance:
Performed regularly on tour:
  • none
Performed occasionally in shows:
  • none

Feline is an unreleased song recorded on 14 July 1984 at Flying Cloud Drive Warehouse (on the same day Prince flew to Dallas to attend the premiere of The Jacksons' Victory Tour), and was intended for The Family album. Paul Peterson confirmed in 2009 that he did record vocals for the track, confirming that a version by The Family does exist. The song was not included on the album, but a rap intended for Paul Peterson was later reworked for Sheila E. on the track Holly Rock when Peterson objected to the lyrics of the song and asked for it not to be included. Eric Leeds worked on the track again in 1990-1 for possible inclusion on his album Times Squared (presumably as an instrumental track), but it was not included on the final album.


Recording Information
Recording Sessions
Date Studio Additional info
14 July 1984 Flying Cloud Drive Warehouse,
Eden Prairie, MN, USA
Basic tracking
Summer 1984 Flying Cloud Drive Warehouse,
Eden Prairie, MN, USA
Vocal and musical overdubs by The Family
January 1990 Paisley Park Studios,
Chanhassen, MN, USA
Saxophone and percussion overdubs
Recording Personnel

Prince version


The Family version


Eric Leeds version


Versions
Unreleased Versions
Title Version Additional Info
Feline Studio Prince version
Feline Studio The Family version
Feline Studio Eric Leeds version


Sampled, Referred to, Quoted in...
Title Length Released on Version Additional info
Holly Rock 5:02 Krush Groove Studio
Holly Rock (Edit) 3:58 Holly Rock single Edit
Holly Rock (Extended Version) 6:35 Holly Rock single Extended Version Original full-length version
 
Additional Information

See also Trivia


References
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