Next To Me, a cover version of the track by Emeli Sandé, was streamed as a rehearsal during 3rdEye TV Show # 4 in 2013. The track, which appeared on Emeli Sandé's 2012 debut album Our Version Of Events, and was released the same year as the album's third single.
The track was written by Emeli Sandé, Hugo Chegwin and Harry Craze. The version streamed was a rehearsal recorded in mid-June, 2013, at Paisley Park Studios, Chanhassen, MN, USA, with lead vocals by Elisa Dease and Liv Warfield, with lead guitar by Prince. The rehearsal segues directly into a rehearsal of Musicology. No studio version by Prince of Next To Me is believed to exist.