Rave Un2 The Joy Fantastic segues

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Rave Un2 The Joy Fantastic segues

Raveun2thejoyfantastic album.jpg
from the album Rave Un2 The Joy Fantastic

Album segues details


Performer: SymbolSmallerBlue.png
First Released: 9 November, 1999 - Rave Un2 The Joy Fantastic album
Album(s): Rave Un2 The Joy Fantastic
Writer(s): Prince (as SymbolSmallerBlue.png)
Producer(s): Prince

Rave Un2 The Joy Fantastic segues are a series of three unrelated segues included on Prince's 23rd album Rave Un2 The Joy Fantastic (his sixth using the name SymbolSmallerBlue.png).

While specific recording dates are not known, initial tracking likely took place in early-mid 1999 at Paisley Park Studios, Chanhassen, MN, USA. The second segue is an orchestral introduction to Man'O'War, performed by the NPG Orchestra, and was recorded under Clare Fischer's supervision at O'Henry Sound Studios, Burbank, CA, USA.


Recording Information
Recording Sessions
Date Studio Additional info
Early-mid 1999 Paisley Park Studios, Chanhassen, MN, USA Segue recordings (segues # 1 and # 3)
Mid-1999 O'Henry Sound Studios, Burbank, CA, USA Segue recordings (segues # 2)
Recording Personnel

Titles
Segue # 1

Segue [# 1] is the fourth track on Prince's 23rd album Rave Un2 The Joy Fantastic, the sixth to be credited to SymbolSmallerBlue.png. The track is comprised of four seconds of silence.

Miles Davis is credited, but it is not known if this was simply intended as a tribute to him, or if, in fact, the silence was recorded while [1] was present, placing the recording between 1987 and 1990.

Released Version

Title Length Released on Version Additional info
Segue 0:04 Rave Un2 The Joy Fantastic Segue
Segue # 2

Segue [# 2] is the tenth track on Prince's 23rd album Rave Un2 The Joy Fantastic, the sixth to be credited to SymbolSmallerBlue.png. The track is comprised of an orchestral introduction to Man'O'War, and was likely recorded at the same time as the NPG Orchestra's overdubs onto Man'O'War in mid-1999.

Released Version

Title Length Released on Version Additional info
Segue 0:19 Rave Un2 The Joy Fantastic Segue
Segue # 3

Segue [# 3] is the 17th track on Prince's 23rd album Rave Un2 The Joy Fantastic, the sixth to be credited to SymbolSmallerBlue.png; the track was not credited, however.

SymbolSmallerBlue.png is heard speaking in a low distorted voice (similar to his Tora Tora character) stating "Welcome to the dawn", before promoting the websites Love4OneAnother.com and 1800NewFunk.com and the phone service 1-800 New Funk.

Released Version

Title Length Released on Version Additional info
Segue 0:44 Rave Un2 The Joy Fantastic Segue
 
Additional Information

See also Trivia


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