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{{song|
 
|song name                = Horny Toad
 
|song name                = Horny Toad
|album image              = [[File:Delirious single.jpg|100px|link=Single: Delirious]]<br><small> single art for [[Single: Delirious|Delirious]]</small>
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|album image              = [[File:Delirious single.jpg|100px|link=Single: Delirious]]<br><small> single art for [[Single: Delirious|Delirious]]</small><br>
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[[File:1999_Deluxe.jpg|100px|link=Album: 1999 Deluxe]] <br><small> from the album [[Album: 1999 Deluxe|1999 ''Super Deluxe Edition'']] </small>
 
|single image              = [[File:thehitsthebsides.jpg|117px|link=Album: The_Hits_/_The_B-Sides]]<br> <small> included on [[Album:_The_Hits_/_The_B-Sides|The Hits / The B-Sides]]</small>
 
|single image              = [[File:thehitsthebsides.jpg|117px|link=Album: The_Hits_/_The_B-Sides]]<br> <small> included on [[Album:_The_Hits_/_The_B-Sides|The Hits / The B-Sides]]</small>
 
|performer                = [[Prince]]
 
|performer                = [[Prince]]
 
|first released            = [[Prince_Vault:Selected_anniversaries/August 17|17 August 1983]] - [[Single: Delirious|Delirious]] single
 
|first released            = [[Prince_Vault:Selected_anniversaries/August 17|17 August 1983]] - [[Single: Delirious|Delirious]] single
|album(s)                  = [[Album:_The_Hits_/_The_B-Sides|The Hits / The B-Sides]]
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|album(s)                  = [[Album:_The_Hits_/_The_B-Sides|The Hits / The B-Sides]]<br>
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[[Album: 1999  Deluxe|1999 ''Super Deluxe Edition'']]
 
|writer(s)                = [[Prince]]
 
|writer(s)                = [[Prince]]
 
|producer(s)              = [[Prince]]
 
|producer(s)              = [[Prince]]
 
|previous song            = [[Horny Pony]]
 
|previous song            = [[Horny Pony]]
|next song                = [[Hot Thing]]
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|next song                = [[Hot Summer]]
|introduction              = '''Horny Toad''' was released as the b-side of the single [[Single: Delirious|Delirious]], the fourth single to be released from [[Prince]]'s fifth album [[Album: 1999|1999]], while in the UK, it was released as the b-side of the single [[Single: Little Red Corvette|Little Red Corvette]], the album's second single. In 1993, it was included as the fifth track on [[Album: The Hits / The B-Sides|The B-Sides]] compilation (included as the third and final disc on [[Album: The Hits / The B-Sides|The Hits / The B-Sides]]).
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|introduction              = '''Horny Toad''' was released as the b-side of the single [[Single: Delirious|Delirious]], the fourth single to be released from [[Prince]]’s fifth album [[Album: 1999|1999]], while in the UK, it was released as the b-side of the single [[Single: Little Red Corvette|Little Red Corvette]], the album’s second single. In 1993, it was included as the fifth track on [[Album: The Hits / The B-Sides|The B-Sides]] compilation (included as the third and final disc on [[Album: The Hits / The B-Sides|The Hits / The B-Sides]]).
  
While specific recording dates for [[Horny Toad]] are not known, basic tracking took place in Spring-Summer 1982 at [[Prince]]'s [[Kiowa Trail Home Studio]] in Chanhassen, Minnesota.
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The song was recorded on [[Prince_Vault:Selected_anniversaries/June_5|5 June 1982]] (on the same day as [[Yah, You Know]]) at [[Prince]]’s [[Kiowa Trail Home Studio]] in Chanhassen, Minnesota.
 
|recording info            =
 
|recording info            =
 
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{{RecordingLine|
|date                      = Spring-Summer 1982
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|date                      = [[Prince_Vault:Selected_anniversaries/June_5|5 June 1982]]
|studio                    = [[Kiowa Trail Home Studio]], Chanhassen, MN, USA
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|studio                    = [[Kiowa Trail Home Studio]],<br>Chanhassen, MN, USA
|additional info          = Basic tracking
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|additional info          = Tracking
 
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|3= [[Single: Delirious|Delirious]] single
 
|3= [[Single: Delirious|Delirious]] single
 
[[Single: Little Red Corvette|Little Red Corvette]] single<br>
 
[[Single: Little Red Corvette|Little Red Corvette]] single<br>
[[Album:_The_Hits_/_The_B-Sides|The Hits / The B-Sides]]
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[[Album:_The_Hits_/_The_B-Sides|The Hits / The B-Sides]]<br>
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[[Album: 1999 Deluxe|1999 ''(Super) Deluxe Edition'']]
 
|4= Studio
 
|4= Studio
 
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|unreleased versions      =  
 
|unreleased versions      =  
 
|sampled in                =
 
|sampled in                =
|first live appearance    = This track is not believed to have been performed live by [[Prince]], although one line, "The more you scream, the nastier I get", was spoken as an introduction to [[Let's Pretend We're Married]] during a few shows, starting [[29 January 1985|29 January 1985, University of Texas at Austin - Frank Erwin Center, Austin, TX, USA]].
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|first live appearance    = This track is not believed to have been performed live by [[Prince]], although one line, "The more you scream, the nastier I get", was spoken as an introduction to [[Let’s Pretend We’re Married]] during a few shows, starting [[29 January 1985|29 January 1985, University of Texas at Austin - Frank Erwin Center, Austin, TX, USA]].
 
|performed regularly on    = none
 
|performed regularly on    = none
 
|performed occasionally in = none
 
|performed occasionally in = none
 
|trivia                    =  
 
|trivia                    =  
 
|see also                  = [[Single: Delirious|Delirious]] single
 
|see also                  = [[Single: Delirious|Delirious]] single
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* [[Album:_The_Hits_/_The_B-Sides|The Hits / The B-Sides]]
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* [[Album: 1999  Deluxe|1999 ''Super Deluxe Edition'']]
 
|references                = ''[[Book:_The_Vault|The Vault: The Definitive Guide to the Musical World of Prince (2004)]]''
 
|references                = ''[[Book:_The_Vault|The Vault: The Definitive Guide to the Musical World of Prince (2004)]]''
 
|categories                = [[Category:1983]][[Category:Released Songs (Prince)]][[Category:Songs (Prince)]][[Category:Recorded 1982]]
 
|categories                = [[Category:1983]][[Category:Released Songs (Prince)]][[Category:Songs (Prince)]][[Category:Recorded 1982]]
 
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Latest revision as of 19:43, 20 August 2021

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Horny Toad

Delirious single.jpg
single art for Delirious

1999 Deluxe.jpg
from the album 1999 Super Deluxe Edition

Thehitsthebsides.jpg
included on The Hits / The B-Sides
Song details
Performer: Prince
First Released: 17 August 1983 - Delirious single
Album(s): The Hits / The B-Sides

1999 Super Deluxe Edition

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

Horny Toad was released as the b-side of the single Delirious, the fourth single to be released from Prince’s fifth album 1999, while in the UK, it was released as the b-side of the single Little Red Corvette, the album’s second single. In 1993, it was included as the fifth track on The B-Sides compilation (included as the third and final disc on The Hits / The B-Sides).

The song was recorded on 5 June 1982 (on the same day as Yah, You Know) at Prince’s Kiowa Trail Home Studio in Chanhassen, Minnesota.


Recording Information
Recording Sessions
Date Studio Additional info
5 June 1982 Kiowa Trail Home Studio,
Chanhassen, MN, USA
Tracking
Recording Personnel
  • Prince - all vocals and instruments

Versions
Released Versions
Title Length Released Version Additional info
Horny Toad 2:12 Delirious single

Little Red Corvette single
The Hits / The B-Sides
1999 (Super) Deluxe Edition

Studio



 
Additional Information

See also Trivia


References
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