Out Here On My Own

You will receive the full track upon your purchase
  1. 1.
    Out Here On My Own Accompaniment
    0:32
  2. 2.
    Out Here On My Own Accompaniment + Melody
    0:33
  3. 3.
    Out Here On My Own Accompaniment G Major
    0:32
Instrument: Voice
Range: Bb3 - F5
Words and Music: Michael Gore & Lesley Gore
Key: Bb Major (Orig published key)
Lyrics start: "Sometimes I wonder where I've been, who I am, do I fit in....."

Out Here on My Own” is a ballad from the 1980 musical film Fame, performed by Irene Cara. It was written by sibling songwriting duo Lesley Gore(lyricist) and Michael Gore (composer). The song was produced by Michael Gore, and published by MGM BMI/Variety ASCAP. Cara performed the song at the 1981 Academy Awards, where the song was nominated for Best Original Song. The song was released on the soundtrack to the 1980 film Fame, which also contains an instrumental version of the track.

The song was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Original Song. This was the first time two songs from the same film had both been nominated in this category. Fame went on to win the prize over Out Here on My Own, though both became hit singles of 1980.Out Here on My Own became a “multi-platinum soundtrack record”. Michael Gore, commenting on the joint nomination for a project a brother/sister team had worked on together, said “I’m not sure if that has ever happened before”.

  • Angela Clemmons released a version of the song as a single in 1980 that reached #61 on the US R&B chart.
  • Nikka Costa covered the song for her 1981 self-titled debut album. The single spent several weeks atop European charts.
  • The song was covered by Judy Torres on the 1999 album The White Party: Anniversary Edition.
  • Lesley Gore performed a “reimagined” version of the song for her 2005 album Ever Since.
  • It was sung by Naturi Naughton in the 2009 remake of Fame.
  • In 2011, the song was covered by Amber Riley (Mercedes) and Lea Michele (Rachel) in “Asian F“, the third season episode of Glee. It reached #165 on the UK Singles Chart.

Purchase includes:

  • Accompaniment
  • Accompaniment + Melody
  • Alternative Accompaniment
  • Alternative Accompaniment + Melody
  • All of the above 4 tracks in the lower key of G Major

You can purchase the sheet music at www.musicnotes.com.

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Product Description

Out Here on My Own” is a ballad from the 1980 musical film Fame, performed by Irene Cara. It was written by sibling songwriting duo Lesley Gore(lyricist) and Michael Gore (composer). The song was produced by Michael Gore, and published by MGM BMI/Variety ASCAP. Cara performed the song at the 1981 Academy Awards, where the song was nominated for Best Original Song. The song was released on the soundtrack to the 1980 film Fame, which also contains an instrumental version of the track.

The song was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Original Song. This was the first time two songs from the same film had both been nominated in this category. Fame went on to win the prize over Out Here on My Own, though both became hit singles of 1980.Out Here on My Own became a “multi-platinum soundtrack record”. Michael Gore, commenting on the joint nomination for a project a brother/sister team had worked on together, said “I’m not sure if that has ever happened before”.

  • Angela Clemmons released a version of the song as a single in 1980 that reached #61 on the US R&B chart.
  • Nikka Costa covered the song for her 1981 self-titled debut album. The single spent several weeks atop European charts.
  • The song was covered by Judy Torres on the 1999 album The White Party: Anniversary Edition.
  • Lesley Gore performed a “reimagined” version of the song for her 2005 album Ever Since.
  • It was sung by Naturi Naughton in the 2009 remake of Fame.
  • In 2011, the song was covered by Amber Riley (Mercedes) and Lea Michele (Rachel) in “Asian F“, the third season episode of Glee. It reached #165 on the UK Singles Chart.

Purchase includes:

  • Accompaniment
  • Accompaniment + Melody
  • Alternative Accompaniment
  • Alternative Accompaniment + Melody
  • All of the above 4 tracks in the lower key of G Major

You can purchase the sheet music at www.musicnotes.com.