The Truth

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The Truth

Thetruth album.jpg
from the album The Truth
Thetruth single.jpg
single art for The Truth
Song details
Performer: SymbolSmallerBlue.png
First Released: 14 February 1997 - The Truth single
Album(s): The Truth
Writer(s): Prince (as SymbolSmallerBlue.png)
Producer(s): Prince (as SymbolSmallerBlue.png)
Live Appearances
First and last live appearance:
Performed regularly on tour:
  • none
Performed occasionally in shows:

The Truth is the first track on Prince’s 21st album The Truth (his fifth using the name SymbolSmallerBlue.png), but a year before the album’s release, The Truth was released as the album’s first and only single by mail-order only.

The track was the first to be have been recorded for the album, on 1 December 1996 at Paisley Park Studios in Chanhassen, Minnesota, back to back with Don’t Play Me, together in one straight take.

Recording Information
Recording Sessions
Date Studio Additional info
1 December 1996 Paisley Park Studios,
Chanhassen, MN, USA
Recording Personnel
  • Prince (as SymbolSmallerBlue.png) - all vocals and instruments

Released Versions
Title Length Released Version Additional info
The Truth 3:35 The Truth

The Truth single


Additional Information

See also Trivia

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