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|introduction              = '''U Gotta Shake Something''' is an unreleased track (mostly instrumental with some chants) recorded on [[Prince_Vault:Selected_anniversaries/December 30|30 December 1985]] (the same day [[Eric Leeds]] added overdubs to [[A Couple Of Miles]] and that [[Voodoo Who]], [[Most Strongest Whiskey]]  and [[Damn]] were recorded) at [[Sunset Sound]] in Hollywood, California. The track is introduced by a DJ (played by [[Eric Leeds]]) stating "You are listening to WOOL, your alternative music station. Here's the brand new one by The Flesh, '[[U Gotta Shake Something]]'". It was not, however, included on the [[Prince_Vault:Selected_anniversaries/January 22|22 January 1986]] configuration of [[Album: The Flesh|The Flesh]] album, which was ultimately abandoned. The track has an audience sound dubbed onto it throughout the track. Other than the similarity in title and the chanted phrase "you got to shake something", this track is unrelated to [[Shake!]]
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|introduction              = '''U Gotta Shake Something''' is an unreleased track (mostly instrumental with some chants) recorded on [[Prince_Vault:Selected_anniversaries/December 30|30 December 1985]] recorded on [[Prince_Vault:Selected_anniversaries/December 30|30 December 1985]] in a ‘Jam session that also yielded  [[Voodoo Who]], [[Most Strongest Whiskey]]  and [[Love 2 U]], at [[Sunset Sound]] in Hollywood, California. The track is introduced by a DJ (voiced by [[Eric Leeds]]) stating ''“You are listening to WOOL, your alternative music station. Here’s the brand new one by The Flesh, ‘U Gotta Shake Something’”''. On  [[Prince_Vault:Selected_anniversaries/January 22|22 January 1986]] it was included on a proposed configuration of [[Album: The Flesh (1986)|The Flesh]] album, but that project was ultimately abandoned. The track has an audience sound dubbed onto it throughout the track.
 
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|date                      = [[Prince_Vault:Selected_anniversaries/December 30|30 December 1985]]
 
|date                      = [[Prince_Vault:Selected_anniversaries/December 30|30 December 1985]]
|studio                    = [[Sunset Sound]], Hollywood, CA, USA
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|studio                    = [[Sunset Sound]] - Studio 3,<br>Hollywood, CA, USA
|additional info          = Basic tracking
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|additional info          = Tracking, overdubs, mix
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|date                      = [[Prince_Vault:Selected_anniversaries/May  3|3 May 1986]]
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|studio                    = [[Sunset Sound]] - Studio 3,<br>Hollywood, CA, USA
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|additional info          = Possible mix
 
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|trivia                    = Other than the similarity in title and the chanted phrase “you got to shake something” this track is unrelated to [[Shake!]]
 
|see also                  = [[Unreleased Songs]]
 
|see also                  = [[Unreleased Songs]]
 
|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:1985]][[Category:Songs (Prince)]][[Category:Songs (Associated Artists)]][[Category:Unreleased Songs]][[Category:Recorded 1985]]
 
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Latest revision as of 07:18, 11 October 2021

U Got The Look   < < < Non-Prince Songs All Prince Songs Unreleased Songs > > >   U Just Can’t Stop
U Gotta Shake Something

Unreleasedsong.jpg
Song details
Performer: The Flesh
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

U Gotta Shake Something is an unreleased track (mostly instrumental with some chants) recorded on 30 December 1985 recorded on 30 December 1985 in a ‘Jam session that also yielded Voodoo Who, Most Strongest Whiskey and Love 2 U, at Sunset Sound in Hollywood, California. The track is introduced by a DJ (voiced by Eric Leeds) stating “You are listening to WOOL, your alternative music station. Here’s the brand new one by The Flesh, ‘U Gotta Shake Something’”. On 22 January 1986 it was included on a proposed configuration of The Flesh album, but that project was ultimately abandoned. The track has an audience sound dubbed onto it throughout the track.


Recording Information
Recording Sessions
Date Studio Additional info
30 December 1985 Sunset Sound - Studio 3,
Hollywood, CA, USA
Tracking, overdubs, mix
3 May 1986 Sunset Sound - Studio 3,
Hollywood, CA, USA
Possible mix
Recording Personnel

Versions
Unreleased Versions
Title Version Additional Info
U Gotta Shake Something Studio


 
Additional Information

See also Trivia

  • Other than the similarity in title and the chanted phrase “you got to shake something” this track is unrelated to Shake!

References
U Got The Look   < < < All Songs Unreleased Songs > > >   U Just Can’t Stop