Judas Smile

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Judas Smile

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NPG Music Club download
- no official artwork created

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included on The Chocolate Invasion
Song details
Performer: Prince
First Released: 28 August 2001 - NPG Music Club Edition # 7 download
Album(s): The Chocolate Invasion
Writer(s): Prince (assumed)
Producer(s): Prince
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

Judas Smile (initially incorrectly titled Judas Kiss until corrected a few days after its release) was released as part of the NPG Music Club Edition # 7 as an mp3 download. In 2004, it was included (with one slight overdub) as the second track on the compilation album The Chocolate Invasion (which takes its name from the lyrics of this song).

Recording dates are unknown, but due to its inclusion of thanks to some of the artists who performed at the June 2001 "The Rainbow Children: Prince - A Celebration" (Common, Maceo Parker, and Erykah Badu), it is likely that the track was recorded in June-August 2001 (most likely at Paisley Park Studios in Chanhassen, Minnesota). The song was sampled in the extended version of Sexmesexmenot included on The Chocolate Invasion, unifying the album’s theme.

Recording Information
Recording Sessions
Date Studio Additional info
June-August 2001 (assumed) Paisley Park Studios,
Chanhassen, MN, USA (assumed)
Recording Personnel
  • Prince - all vocals and instruments, except where noted
  • No musical credits given, although other male and female vocals can be heard.

Released Versions
Title Length Released Version Additional info
Judas Smile 6:39 NPG Music Club Edition # 7 mp3 download Studio Incorrectly labeled Judas Kiss for the first few days of release
Judas Smile 6:35 The Chocolate Invasion Remix Slight overdub at 4:46

Sampled, Referred to, Quoted in...
Title Length Released Version Additional info
Sexmesexmenot 5:44 The Chocolate Invasion Remix
Additional Information

See also Trivia

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