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|single image              = [[Image:Crystalball_album.png|100px|link=Album: Crystal Ball]] <br><small> from the album [[Album: Crystal Ball|Crystal Ball]]</small>
 
|single image              = [[Image:Crystalball_album.png|100px|link=Album: Crystal Ball]] <br><small> from the album [[Album: Crystal Ball|Crystal Ball]]</small>
 
|performer                = [[File: SymbolSmallerBlue.png|link=Alias: Symbol]]
 
|performer                = [[File: SymbolSmallerBlue.png|link=Alias: Symbol]]
|first released            = [[Prince_Vault:Selected_anniversaries/January 29|29 January, 1998]] - [[Album: Crystal Ball|Crystal Ball]] album
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|first released            = [[Prince_Vault:Selected_anniversaries/January 29|29 January 1998]] - [[Album: Crystal Ball|Crystal Ball]] album
 
|album(s)                  = [[Album: Crystal Ball|Crystal Ball]]
 
|album(s)                  = [[Album: Crystal Ball|Crystal Ball]]
 
|writer(s)                = [[Prince]] (as [[File: SymbolSmallerBlue.png|link=Alias: Symbol]])
 
|writer(s)                = [[Prince]] (as [[File: SymbolSmallerBlue.png|link=Alias: Symbol]])
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|introduction              = '''Goodbye''' (originally titled '''(Excuse Me Is This) Goodbye''') is the tenth and final track on the third and final disc of [[Prince]]'s 20th album [[Album: Crystal Ball|Crystal Ball]] (his fourth using the name [[File: SymbolSmallerBlue.png|link=Alias: Symbol]]).
 
|introduction              = '''Goodbye''' (originally titled '''(Excuse Me Is This) Goodbye''') is the tenth and final track on the third and final disc of [[Prince]]'s 20th album [[Album: Crystal Ball|Crystal Ball]] (his fourth using the name [[File: SymbolSmallerBlue.png|link=Alias: Symbol]]).
  
Specific recording dates are not known, but initial tracking took place in December, 1991, at [[Paisley Park Studios]], Chanhassen, MN, USA, under its original title '''(Excuse Me Is This) Goodbye''' (during initial sessions for the [[File: SymbolSmallerBlue.png|link=Album: Symbol]] album). In 1995, [[Prince]] worked on the song further, but it is not known when [[Clare Fischer]]'s string arrangements were recorded. It was included as the tenth and final track on 1995 configuration of [[Album: Emancipation|Emancipation]] (as '''(Excuse Me Is This) Goodbye'''), but was removed as the album underwent many changes. According to the [[Album: Crystal Ball|Crystal Ball]] liner notes, it was replaced by [[The Holy River]].
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Specific recording dates are not known, but basic tracking took place in December 1991, at [[Paisley Park Studios]] in Chanhassen, Minnesota, under its original title '''(Excuse Me Is This) Goodbye''' (during initial sessions for the [[File: SymbolSmallerBlue.png|link=Album: Symbol]] album). In 1995, [[Prince]] worked on the song further, after [[Clare Fischer]]'s orchestral arrangements were recorded in December 1994. It was included as the tenth and final track on 1995 configuration of [[Album: Emancipation|Emancipation]] (as '''(Excuse Me Is This) Goodbye'''), but was removed as the album underwent many changes. According to the [[Album: Crystal Ball|Crystal Ball]] liner notes, it was replaced by [[The Holy River]].
 
|recording info            =
 
|recording info            =
 
{{RecordingLine|
 
{{RecordingLine|
|date                      = December, 1991
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|date                      = December 1991
|studio                    = [[Paisley Park Studios]], Chanhassen, MN, USA
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|studio                    = [[Paisley Park Studios]],<br>Chanhassen, MN, USA
|additional info          = Initial tracking (as '''(Excuse Me Is This) Goodbye''')
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|additional info          = Basic tracking (as '''(Excuse Me Is This) Goodbye''')
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{{RecordingLine|
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|date                      = December 1994
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|studio                    = [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ocean_Way_Recording Ocean Way Recording],<br>Hollywood, CA, USA
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|additional info          = Orchestral overdubs by [[Clare Fischer]]'s Orchestra
 
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{{RecordingLine|
 
{{RecordingLine|
 
|date                      = 1995
 
|date                      = 1995
|studio                  = [[Paisley Park Studios]], Chanhassen, MN, USA
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|studio                  = [[Paisley Park Studios]],<br>Chanhassen, MN, USA
 
|additional info          = Additional recording
 
|additional info          = Additional recording
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|date                      = 1992-5 (uncertain)
 
|studio                    = Studio information needed
 
|additional info          = String overdubs by [[Clare Fischer]]'s orchestra
 
 
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|recording personnel      =  
 
|recording personnel      =  
 
*[[Prince]] (as [[File: SymbolSmallerBlue.png|link=Alias: Symbol]]) - all vocals and instruments<br>
 
*[[Prince]] (as [[File: SymbolSmallerBlue.png|link=Alias: Symbol]]) - all vocals and instruments<br>
*[[Clare Fischer]] - string arrangements
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*[[Clare Fischer]] - Orchestral arrangements
 
|released versions        =
 
|released versions        =
 
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{{Songline|
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|1= '''Goodbye'''
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|2= 4:22
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|3= [[3rdEye_TV|3rdEye TV show #3]]
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|4= Studio
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|5= Edit
 
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|1= '''Goodbye'''
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|1= '''Is This Really Goodbye'''
 
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|2= Studio
 
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Latest revision as of 14:12, 14 June 2019

Good Pussy   < < < Non-Prince Songs All Prince Songs Unreleased Songs > > >   Gotta Broken Heart Again
Goodbye

Crystalball album.png
from the album Crystal Ball
Song details
Performer: SymbolSmallerBlue.png
First Released: 29 January 1998 - Crystal Ball album
Album(s): Crystal Ball
Writer(s): Prince (as SymbolSmallerBlue.png)
Producer(s): Prince (as SymbolSmallerBlue.png)
Live Appearances
First and last live appearance:
  • This track is not believed to have been performed live by Prince
Performed regularly on tour:
  • none
Performed occasionally in shows:
  • none

Goodbye (originally titled (Excuse Me Is This) Goodbye) is the tenth and final track on the third and final disc of Prince's 20th album Crystal Ball (his fourth using the name SymbolSmallerBlue.png).

Specific recording dates are not known, but basic tracking took place in December 1991, at Paisley Park Studios in Chanhassen, Minnesota, under its original title (Excuse Me Is This) Goodbye (during initial sessions for the SymbolSmallerBlue.png album). In 1995, Prince worked on the song further, after Clare Fischer's orchestral arrangements were recorded in December 1994. It was included as the tenth and final track on 1995 configuration of Emancipation (as (Excuse Me Is This) Goodbye), but was removed as the album underwent many changes. According to the Crystal Ball liner notes, it was replaced by The Holy River.


Recording Information
Recording Sessions
Date Studio Additional info
December 1991 Paisley Park Studios,
Chanhassen, MN, USA
Basic tracking (as (Excuse Me Is This) Goodbye)
December 1994 Ocean Way Recording,
Hollywood, CA, USA
Orchestral overdubs by Clare Fischer's Orchestra
1995 Paisley Park Studios,
Chanhassen, MN, USA
Additional recording
Recording Personnel

Versions
Released Versions
Title Length Released Version Additional info
Goodbye 4:34 Crystal Ball Studio
Goodbye 4:22 3rdEye TV show #3 Studio Edit


Unreleased Versions
Title Version Additional Info
Is This Really Goodbye Studio Original 1991 recording
Goodbye Studio 1995 recording without Orchestra overdubs
 
Additional Information

See also Trivia

  • Thirteen years before the release of Goodbye, Prince released Hello. Other than the titles, however, these tracks are entirely unrelated.

References
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