Guitar (song)

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Single by Prince
from the album Planet Earth
Released July 9, 2007
Format CD single, Digital single
Recorded Paisley Park Studios, 2006/2007
Genre Alternative rock, funk rock[1]
Length 3:45
Label NPG, Columbia
Writer(s) Prince
Producer(s) Prince
Prince singles chronology
"The Song of the Heart"
"Chelsea Rodgers"

"Guitar" is the first single from Prince's 2007 album Planet Earth. This song was #39 on Rolling Stone‍ '​s list of the 100 Best Songs of 2007.[2]

The digital single was released in MP3 format through a partnership with Verizon Wireless,[3] and O2.[4] The music video for the song, featuring his current dancers "The Twinz" premiered on the Verizon website.[5]

The song was released to radio stations on June 11,[6] while the CD single format was released worldwide on July 9.

Although not as successful on the charts as many of his other songs, "Guitar" entered the Top 40 of the singles charts in four countries: Greece, Italy, the Netherlands, and Japan, where it peaked at #10 on the singles chart.[7]

Track listing[edit]

  • download:
  1. "Guitar" (demo)
  • Verizon download:
  1. "Guitar" (album version)
  • Worldwide download
  1. "Guitar"
  • CD single:
  1. "Guitar" (album version)
  2. "Somewhere Here on Earth" (album version)