WOW

Album: PLECTRUMELECTRUM (2014)
  • songfacts ®
  • Artistfacts ®
  • Lyrics
  • This is the opening track of PLECTRUMELECTRUM, an album recorded live by Prince with his all-female backing band 3rd Eye Girl. The tune was adapted from "The Unexpected," a song the Purple maestro wrote for his protégé, the New Power Generation backing singer, Liv Warfield. "The girls said they would kill me if I didn't give it to them," Prince told Mojo magazine.
Please sign in or register to post comments.

Comments

Be the first to comment...

Charlotte Caffey of The Go-Go'sSongwriter Interviews

Charlotte was established in the LA punk scene when a freaky girl named Belinda approached her wearing a garbage bag.

Jackie DeShannon - "Put a Little Love in Your Heart"They're Playing My Song

It wasn't her biggest hit as a songwriter (that would be "Bette Davis Eyes"), but "Put a Little Love in Your Heart" had a family connection for Jackie.

Glen BurtnikSongwriter Interviews

On Glen's résumé: hit songwriter, Facebook dominator, and member of Styx.

Colbie CaillatSongwriter Interviews

Since emerging from MySpace with her hit "Bubbly," Colbie has become a top songwriter, even crafting a hit with Taylor Swift.

Boy BandsFact or Fiction

From NKOTB to 1D, how well do you know your boy bands?

Gene Simmons of KissSongwriter Interviews

The Kiss rocker covers a lot of ground in this interview, including why there are no Kiss collaborations, and why the Rock Hall has "become a sham."