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Song details
Performer: Prince (assumed)
Writer(s): Prince (assumed)
Producer(s): Prince (assumed)
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

Tibet is an unreleased instrumental recorded on 19 or 20 April 1985, after midnight at Sunset Sound in Hollywood, California (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 Others Here With Us, and the day before Life Can Be So Nice and Sometimes It Snows In April).

It was not included on any configuration of Prince’s next album Parade, and was recorded as a sonic experiment using sounds from the Fairlight CMI sampler synthesizer Prince was starting to use (the track title results from the sample being used called 'Tibet').

Although recorded during a set of Prince and the Revolution sessions, it is listed here as a solo Prince track as no formal artist credit has been given to the track and it appears he recorded this track alone.

Recording Information
Recording Sessions
Date Studio Additional info
19 April 1985 (or 20 April 1985, after midnight) Sunset Sound - Studio 3,
Hollywood, CA, USA
Tracking, mixing
Recording Personnel
  • Prince - all vocals and instruments (assumed)
  • Other recording personnel unknown

Unreleased Versions
Title Version Additional Info
Tibet Studio Recorded 20 April 1985

Additional Information

See also Trivia

  • The Fairlight CMI sampler called 'Tibet' that was used for this song and inspired its title is the same sample Prince used at the end of Hello. The sample can also be heard at the very end of the unreleased song Others Here With Us, recorded on the same day as Tibet

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