I Feel For You - Prince - The Hits 1
Label: Warner Bros. Records - CDW 45431 • Format: CD Compilation • Country: Canada • Genre: Electronic, Funk / Soul • Style: Synth-pop, Funk
Prince originally recorded the disco song for his eponymous second album, released in October The Pointer Sisters recorded the song in I Feel For You - Prince - The Hits 1 their album So Excited! In Octoberin honor of the 40th Blazing Fall Of Heaven - Erupted - In The Grip Of Chaos of the album Princethe Prince Estate and Warner Records released a previously unheard solo acoustic demo recording of the song, with Prince also performing acoustic guitar.
Khan's version featured a supporting cast including rapping from Melle Mel of Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five ; guitar, drum programming, bass Planet Of The Shapes - Orbital - Orbital, keyboards and arrangement by Reggie Griffin; bass synthesizer and programming by The System 's David Frank using an Oberheim DSX sequencerwhich was connected to his Minimoog via CV and gate ; and chromatic harmonica playing I Feel For You - Prince - The Hits 1 Stevie Wonder.
The song also uses vocal samples from Wonder's song " Fingertips " The repetition of Khan's name by Melle Mel at the beginning of the song was a mistake made by producer Arif Mardinwho then decided to keep it. This version of the song sold more than one million copies in the US and UK, and it helped to relaunch Khan's career.
The song hit No. The single reached No. The first version of the music video for Khan's I Feel For You - Prince - The Hits 1 featured her working in a club with female dancers.
As rap music and breakdancing were gaining popularity in mainstream pop culture at the time, the song was released and proved a success, so another version of the video, in an inner-city courtyard setting, was created. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Song written by Prince. This article needs additional citations for verification. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed.
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