|Single by Prince|
|from the album Emancipation|
13 January 1997 |
Urban radio (US)
CD single (UK)
|Format||Promotional CD single|
|Recorded||Paisley Park Studios, 1995–1996|
Radio edit: 4:30|
|Songwriter(s)||Brenda Lee Eager, Prince, Hilliard Wilson|
|Prince singles chronology|
The song is an R&B ballad about Prince being lonely and wanting someone to hold and wanting to be "somebody's somebody". The US promotional release was sent to urban radio stations as the same time that "The Holy River" was sent to pop radio stations, and the song achieved moderate success at urban radio peaking at number 15 on Billboard's Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay chart. In other countries the song was released as a double A-side with "The Holy River". Excluding the re-release of "1999", "The Holy River"/"Somebody's Somebody" became his final UK Top 40 single in his lifetime.
|US Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay||15|
|UK Singles Chart 1||19|
* 1 "The Holy River" / "Somebody's Somebody"