Sex In The Summer

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Sex In The Summer

Emancipation.jpg
from the album Emancipation
Song details
Performer: SymbolSmallerBlue.png
First Released: 19 November 1996 - Emancipation album
Album(s): Emancipation
Writer(s): Prince (as SymbolSmallerBlue.png)
Producer(s): Prince (as SymbolSmallerBlue.png)
Live Appearances
First and last live appearance:
  • This track is not believed to have been performed live by Prince
Performed regularly on tour:
  • none
Performed occasionally in shows:
  • none

Sex In The Summer is the first track on the second disc of Prince's 19th album Emancipation, the third album to be credited to SymbolSmallerBlue.png.

Initial tracking dates are unknown, but it is likely that the track was recorded in two parts in Summer 1996 at Paisley Park Studios, Chanhassen, MN, USA; while the first part is a solo performance by Prince (as SymbolSmallerBlue.png), the second part of the track features Rhonda Smith and Kat Dyson, who joined SymbolSmallerBlue.png's band in June 1996. The backing track features a loop of the ultrasound heartbeat of Prince and Mayte's unborn child (later named "Amiir"), and the Emancipation album notes state that the original title of the track (presumably with different lyrics) was Conception.

Drum fills used throughout the song, including the song's opening, are sampled from Funkadelic's remake of Good Old Music (from their self-titled album Funkadelic, 1970), written by George Clinton and originally recorded by his previous band The Parliaments as Good Ole Music. The drum fills were played by Ramon "Tiki" Fulwood.


Recording Information
Recording Sessions
Date Studio Additional info
Summer 1996 Paisley Park Studios, Chanhassen, MN, USA Initial tracking
Recording Personnel

Versions
Released Versions
Title Length Released on Version Additional info
Sex In The Summer 5:56 Emancipation Studio


Unreleased Versions
Title Version Additional Info
Conception Studio Original name for Sex In The Summer, presumably with different lyrics
 
Additional Information

See also Trivia


References
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