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|introduction              = '''Freaks On This Side''' is the seventh track on the [[Band: New Power Generation|New Power Generation]]’s third and final ’solo' album [[Album: Newpower Soul|Newpower Soul]].
  
 
While specific recording dates are not known, the album was recorded between May 1997 and February 1998, at [[Paisley Park Studios]] in Chanhassen, Minnesota. [[Prince]] often began chants of "freaks on this side" during concerts to work up different sections of the audience, beginning [[28_February 1998-am|28 February 1998 (a.m.): Paisley Park Studios, Chanhassen, MN, USA]], which may indicate the track was recorded late in the sessions, but this is speculative.
 
While specific recording dates are not known, the album was recorded between May 1997 and February 1998, at [[Paisley Park Studios]] in Chanhassen, Minnesota. [[Prince]] often began chants of "freaks on this side" during concerts to work up different sections of the audience, beginning [[28_February 1998-am|28 February 1998 (a.m.): Paisley Park Studios, Chanhassen, MN, USA]], which may indicate the track was recorded late in the sessions, but this is speculative.
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*[[Mr. Hayes]] - keyboards, background vocals (credited, but uncertain contribution)
 
*[[Mr. Hayes]] - keyboards, background vocals (credited, but uncertain contribution)
 
*[[Marva King]] - background vocals (credited, but uncertain contribution)
 
*[[Marva King]] - background vocals (credited, but uncertain contribution)
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*[[Kim Berry]] - background vocals (uncredited)
 
*[[Hornheadz]] - horns
 
*[[Hornheadz]] - horns
 
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|first live appearance    = [[28_February 1998-am|28 February 1998 (a.m.): Paisley Park Studios, Chanhassen, MN, USA]] <small>(chant during [[Face Down]])</small>; [[28_March 1998-am|28 March 1998 (a.m.): Paisley Park Studios, Chanhassen, MN, USA]] <small>(first full performance)</small> <br>
 
|first live appearance    = [[28_February 1998-am|28 February 1998 (a.m.): Paisley Park Studios, Chanhassen, MN, USA]] <small>(chant during [[Face Down]])</small>; [[28_March 1998-am|28 March 1998 (a.m.): Paisley Park Studios, Chanhassen, MN, USA]] <small>(first full performance)</small> <br>
 
* [[27 March 2009|27 March 2009: NBC Studio lot, Burbank, CA, USA]] <small> (interpolation in [[Feel Better, Feel Good, Feel Wonderful]] )</small>  
 
* [[27 March 2009|27 March 2009: NBC Studio lot, Burbank, CA, USA]] <small> (interpolation in [[Feel Better, Feel Good, Feel Wonderful]] )</small>  
 
|performed regularly on    = none
 
|performed regularly on    = none
|performed occasionally in = [[All Concerts#1998|1998]] <small>(often as chants during other songs)</small>, [[All Concerts#1999|1999]] <small>(chants during [[Everyday People]])</small>, [[All Concerts#2004|2004]] <small>(chants during [[D.M.S.R.]] and [[Life 'O' The Party]])</small>, [[All Concerts#2009|2009]] <small>(chants during [[Feel Better, Feel Good, Feel Wonderful]])</small>, [[All Concerts#2011|2011]] <small>(chants during [[Cool]])</small>
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|performed occasionally in = [[All Concerts#1998|1998]] <small>(often as chants during other songs)</small>, [[All Concerts#1999|1999]] <small>(chants during [[Everyday People]])</small>, [[All Concerts#2004|2004]] <small>(chants during [[D.M.S.R.]] and [[Life ‘O’ The Party]])</small>, [[All Concerts#2009|2009]] <small>(chants during [[Feel Better, Feel Good, Feel Wonderful]])</small>, [[All Concerts#2011|2011]] <small>(chants during [[Cool]])</small>
 
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|see also                  = [[Album: Newpower Soul|Newpower Soul]] album
 
|see also                  = [[Album: Newpower Soul|Newpower Soul]] album

Latest revision as of 18:34, 11 September 2020

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Freaks On This Side

Newpowersoul album.jpg
from the album Newpower Soul
Song details
Performer: New Power Generation
First Released: 30 June 1998 - Newpower Soul album
Album(s): Newpower Soul
Writer(s): Prince (credited to New Power Generation)
Producer(s): Prince (credited to New Power Generation)
Live Appearances
First and last live appearance:
Performed regularly on tour:
  • none
Performed occasionally in shows:

Freaks On This Side is the seventh track on the New Power Generation’s third and final ’solo' album Newpower Soul.

While specific recording dates are not known, the album was recorded between May 1997 and February 1998, at Paisley Park Studios in Chanhassen, Minnesota. Prince often began chants of "freaks on this side" during concerts to work up different sections of the audience, beginning 28 February 1998 (a.m.): Paisley Park Studios, Chanhassen, MN, USA, which may indicate the track was recorded late in the sessions, but this is speculative.


Recording Information
Recording Sessions
Date Studio Additional info
May 1997 - February 1998 Paisley Park Studios,
Chanhassen, MN, USA
Basic tracking
Recording Personnel
  • SymbolSmallerBlue.png - all vocals and instruments, except where noted (credited for "all musical instruments and tantrums")
  • Kirk Johnson - drum programming (as "KAJ", credited for "drums, drum and synth programs")
  • Rhonda Smith - bass guitar (credited, but uncertain contribution)
  • Rev. Scott - rhythm guitar (credited, but uncertain contribution)
  • Mr. Hayes - keyboards, background vocals (credited, but uncertain contribution)
  • Marva King - background vocals (credited, but uncertain contribution)
  • Kim Berry - background vocals (uncredited)
  • Hornheadz - horns

Versions
Released Versions
Title Length Released Version Additional info
Freaks On This Side 5:42 Newpower Soul Studio


Sampled, Referred to, Quoted in...
Title Length Released Version Additional info
Segue 0:48 GCS 2000 The second segue on the GCS 2000 album contains a sample of Freaks On This Side in the background
 
Additional Information

See also Trivia


References
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