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Have You Seen Me Lately

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Released  September 25, 1990
Have You Seen Me Lately (1990)  This Is My Life (1992)
Release date  25 September 1990
Genre  Rock music
Length  50:26
Artist  Carly Simon
Label  Arista Records
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Recorded  at Right Track Recording, New York City
Producer  Frank Filipetti & Paul Samwell-Smith
Similar  Carly Simon albums, Rock music albums

Have you seen me lately acoustic counting crows

Have You Seen Me Lately is singer-songwriter Carly Simon's seventeenth album, and fifteenth studio album, released in 1990. The album spent 32 weeks on the Billboard 200, peaking at #60. The first single "Better Not Tell Her" was hugely successful on the Billboard Adult Contemporary chart, peaking at #4. The second single "Holding Me Tonight" continued this success and peaked at #36 on the same chart. Judy Collins contributed backing vocals on "Fisherman's Song".


Counting crows have you seen me lately

Promotion and Reception

Simon made music videos for the singles "Better Not Tell Her" and "Holding Me Tonight", she also performed the latter on Late Night with David Letterman. Simon performed "Happy Birthday" and "Life Is Eternal" on a 1991 episode of The Phil Donahue Show.

Stephen Holden, writing in The New York Times, called the album "superb" and the title track "the album's most stunning moment". Greg Sandow, writing for Entertainment Weekly, rated the album B, and wrote "'Life Is Eternal' breathes an air of genuine uplift" and "'Better Not Tell Her' and the title track sound firm, tender, and genuine, with pointed melodies and an airy outdoor aura". AllMusic rated the album 3 out of 5 stars.

Track listing

All tracks composed by Carly Simon; except where indicated

  1. "Better Not Tell Her" — 5:21
  2. "Didn't I?" — 2:51
  3. "Have You Seen Me Lately?" — 4:16
  4. "Life Is Eternal" (Simon, Teese Gohl) — 5:25
  5. "Waiting At The Gate" (Jacob Brackman, Simon) — 6:17
  6. "Happy Birthday" — 4:53
  7. "Holding Me Tonight" — 4:17
  8. "It's Not Like Him" (Simon, Jacob Brackman) — 4:31
  9. "Don't Wrap It Up" — 4:19
  10. "Fisherman's Song" — 3:54
  11. "We Just Got Here" — 4:22


  • Jay Berliner - Guitar, Spanish Guitar
  • Jacob Brackman - Composer
  • Jimmy Bralower - Drum Programming, Programming
  • Michael Brecker - EWI, Guest Artist, Synthesizer
  • Judy Collins - Guest Artist, Vocals
  • Frank Filipetti - Engineer, Mixing, Producer
  • Steve Gadd - Drums
  • Teese Gohl - Arranger, Composer, Conductor, Keyboards, String Arrangements
  • Bob Gothard - Photography
  • Lani Groves - Vocals (Background)
  • John Herman - Assistant Engineer
  • Ted Jensen - Mastering
  • Will Lee - Bass, Vocals, Vocals (Background)
  • Julie Levine - Vocals (Background)
  • John McCurry - Guitar (Electric)
  • Carolyn Quan - Design
  • Jimmy Ryan - Guitar, Vocals (Background)
  • Bruce Samuels - Bass, Bass (Acoustic)
  • Paul Samwell-Smith - Producer, Vocals (Background)
  • Kathy Schinhofen - Hand Lettering
  • Davitt Sigerson - Producer
  • Carly Simon - Composer, Guitar, Keyboards, Primary Artist
  • Lucy Simon - Vocals, Vocals (Background)
  • Marvin Stamm - Trumpet
  • Ben Taylor - Vocals (Background)
  • Sally Taylor - Vocals (Background)
  • Naná Vasconcelos - Percussion
  • Dirk Ziff - Guitar (Acoustic)
  • Charts

    Album - Billboard (North America)

    Album - International

    Singles - Billboard (North America)


    1Better Not Tell Her5:22
    2Didn't I?2:51
    3Have You Seen Me Lately?4:17


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