Feel U Up
|song name = Feel U Up
|album image =
single art for Partyman |single image =
single art for The Hits / The B-Sides
from the album 1999 Deluxe |performer = Prince |first released = 18 August 1989 - Partyman single |album(s) = The Hits / The B-Sides
|writer(s) = Prince |producer(s) = Prince |previous song = Feel Good |next song = Feline |introduction = Feel U Up was released as the b-side of Partyman, the second single from Prince's eleventh album Batman. In 1993, it was included as the sixth track on The B-Sides compilation (included as the third and final disc on The Hits / The B-Sides).
While specific recording dates are not known, Feel U Up was initially recorded in November (estimate) 1981 at Prince's Kiowa Trail Home Studio in Chanhassen, Minnesota. This version was recorded separate from the earliest incarnation of Irresistible Bitch, recorded around the same time, but Prince soon after mixed them together.
It was later re-recorded at Sunset Sound in Hollywood, California on 27 October 1986, on the first day of sessions for the Camille album (the day after overdubs on Housequake, the day before Rebirth Of The Flesh and Rockhard In A Funky Place). It was included as the fourth track on the 5 November 1986 configuration of the album Camille (to be credited to Camille), but it was discarded when the Dream Factory and Camille albums evolved into the Crystal Ball triple-album. The same recording was used when included on the Partyman single in 1989 (on the Long Stroke version; the Short Stroke version is an edit), but credit was given solely to Prince, rather than the pseudonym Camille. |recording info = |- align="left" |style="border-top:1px dotted #ccc;"|November 1981 (estimate) |style="border-top:1px dotted #ccc;"|Kiowa Trail Home Studio,
Chanhassen, MN, USA |style="border-top:1px dotted #ccc;"|Basic tracking |- align="left" |style="border-top:1px dotted #ccc;"|27 October 1986 |style="border-top:1px dotted #ccc;"|Sunset Sound,
Hollywood, CA, USA |style="border-top:1px dotted #ccc;"|Re-recording |recording personnel =
|released versions =
|Feel U Up||3:44||Partyman single
||Studio||a.k.a. Feel U Up (Short Stroke)|
|Feel U Up (Long Stroke)||6:27||Partyman single||Extended version||Original version before edit above|
|Feel U Up||6:24||1999 Deluxe
|sampled in = |- |style="color:#AB3E00" |Sampled, Referred to, Quoted in...
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|( Like) Funky Music||4:31||Newpower Soul||Studio||Synth line from Feel U Up used as horn line; see ( Like) Funky Music for more details|
|video versions = |broadcasts, streaming = |unreleased versions = |- |style="color:#AB3E00" |Unreleased Versions
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|Feel U Up||Studio||Original 1981 recording|
|Feel U Up||Studio||longer version of the released 1986 song|