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Others Here With Us


Song details


Performer: Prince and the Revolution
Writer(s): Prince (assumed)
Producer(s): Prince (assumed)
Live Appearances
First live appearance:
  • This track is not believed to have been performed live by Prince.
Performed regularly on tour:
  • none
Performed occasionally in shows:
  • none

Others Here With Us is an unreleased track recorded on 20 April, 1985 at Sunset Sound, Hollywood, CA, USA (three days after Wendy's Parade, New Position, I Wonder U and Under The Cherry Moon, on the same day as Old Friends 4 Sale and Tibet, and the day before Life Can Be So Nice and Sometimes It Snows In April). It was included as the fifth track on a 1 May, 1985 configuration of Parade, but was removed before the album's release. Although no official artist credit has been given to this track, its inclusion on the early configuration of Parade indicates that its release would have been credited to Prince and the Revolution, so it is credited as such here. In 2000, it was listed as one of 22 tracks Prince: A Celebration attendees could vote on for inclusion in the Crystal Ball Volume II release, and was chosen as one of the 17 final selections. The project was ultimately abandoned, however, and the track remains unreleased.


Recording Information
Recording Sessions
Date Studio Additional info
20 April, 1985 Sunset Sound, Hollywood, CA, USA Initial tracking
1985 - 1986 Monterey Sound Studios, Glendale, CA, USA Orchestra recording by Clare Fischer
Recording Personnel
  • Prince - all vocals and instruments (assumed)


Orchestrated version

  • Prince - all vocals and instruments (assumed)
Orchestral Players:
  • Violins - Isabelle Daskoff, Francine Walsh, Mari Botnik, Pam Gates, Janice Gower, Karen Jones, Betty Moor, Irma Neumann, Assa Drori, Bill Hymanson, Oscar Chasow, Ron Clark, Henry Ferber, Erne Granat, Ed Green, Bill Hybel, Reggie Hill, Pat Johnson, Don Palmer, Sheldon Sanov, Joe Schonbrun, Terry Schonbrun and Harold Wolf
  • Violas - Pam Goldsmith, Margot Maclaine, Carol Mukagawa, Myer Bello, Alan Deverich, Norman Forrest, Alan Harshman, Jorge Moraga and David Stock
  • Cellos - Jim Arkatoff, Ray Kelley, Ray Kramer and Fred Seykora
  • Basses - Chuck Dominico and Arni Egilsson.
  • Woodwinds - Gene Cipriano, Don Ashworth, John Clarke, Dave Edwards, Gary Foster, Jim Kanter, John Lowe, Dick Mitchell, Jack Nimitz, Joe Soldo and Bob Tricarico
  • Trumpets - Ray Brown, Rich Cooper, Bob Findley, Larry Ford, Bob O'Donnell and Al Vizutti
  • Trombones - Garnett Brown, Charles Loper, Morris Repass and Bill Watrous
  • French Horns - Marni Johnson, David Duke, Joe Myer, Brian O'Connor, Calvin Smith and Jim Thatcher
  • Tuba - Tommy Johnson
  • Tympani and percussion - Brent Fischer

Versions
Unreleased Versions
Title Version Additional Info
Others Here With Us Studio Recorded 20 April, 1985
Others Here With Us Studio Version with Clare Fischer Orchestra overdubs


 
Additional Information

See also Trivia

  • The song's backing is largely built up from samples from the Fairlight CMI sample-synthesizer.

References
The Other Side Of The Pillow All Songs Unreleased Songs Our Destiny
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