1,000 Light Years From Here

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1,000 Light Years From Here

Hitnrun PHASEII album.jpg
from the album Hitnrun Phase Two
Song details
Performer: Prince
First Released: 12 December 2015 - Hitnrun Phase Two album
Album(s): Hitnrun Phase Two
Writer(s): Prince
Producer(s): Prince
Live Appearances
First and last live appearance:
  • This track is not believed to have been performed live by Prince (It was not played live as a part of Black Muse).
Performed regularly on tour:
  • none
Performed occasionally in shows:
  • none

1,000 Light Years From Here is an unlisted song attached to Black Muse (the last 3:05 minutes), the tenth track on Prince’s 39th studio album Hitnrun Phase Two.

According to a tape photographed in Paisley Park Studios, the song was recorded on 11 March 2010, presumably at Paisley Park Studios in Chanhassen, Minnesota (on the same day as Same Page Different Book. The song was worked further on 19 March 2010 (possibly merged with Black Muse which is also listed on the same tape, along with a song called seemingly called Wud).

In 2011, 1,000 Light Years From Here was slated for release (likely as a separate track) on the Welcome 2 America album that remains unreleased.

It is not known why Prince chose to sequence 1,000 Light Years From Here and Black Muse as one track on the physical and digital releases of the album.


Recording Information
Recording Sessions
Date Studio Additional info
11 March 2010 Paisley Park Studios,
Chanhassen, MN, USA
Basic tracking
10 October 2010 Paisley Park Studios,
Chanhassen, MN, USA
Possible additional work
Recording Personnel

Versions
Released Versions
Title Length Released Version Additional info
Black Muse 7:21 Hitnrun Phase Two Studio 1,000 Light Years From Here appears as the last 3:05 minutes of Black Muse


Unreleased Versions
Title Version Additional Info
1000 Light-years From Here Studio As a separate track
 
Additional Information

See also Trivia


References
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