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Song details
Performer: unknown female vocalist
Writer(s): Prince (assumed)
Producer(s): Prince (assumed)
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

Frida, possibly titled Frida Kahlo is an unreleased song, likely recorded in late 2015, at Paisley Park Studios in Chanhassen, Minnesota. The track was recorded by Prince with an unknown female vocalist. The song is thought to be about Frida Kahlo and the at times peculiar relationship she had with her spouse Diego Rivera.

Recording Information
Recording Sessions
Date Studio Additional info
Late 2015 (assumed) Paisley Park Studios, Chanhassen, MN, USA (assumed) Tracking
Late 2015 (assumed) The Brewhouse Studios, Minneapolis, MN, USA Orchestral and horn overdubs
Recording Personnel

Unreleased Versions
Title Version Additional Info
Frida Studio Studio version before additional string and horn overdubs
Frida Studio Studio version after additional string and horn overdubs

Additional Information

See also Trivia

  • The horn arrangement is not too far removed from the main synth riff of Sugar Walls.

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