Out Here on My Own is a song from the 1980 musical film Fame . It was written by a duo of composers, formed by Lesley Gore (lyricist) and his brother Michael (musical composer and producer). The song was published by MGM BMI / Variety Music ASCAP. Cara performed the song at the 1981 Oscars , where she was nominated for the Oscar for Best Original Song . The song was released on the soundtrack of the 1980 film Fame .

The version of Nikka Costa , recorded the following year , was a small success [ref. necessary] .


The song culminated in nineteenth place in the Billboard Hot 100 , 20th in the Hot Adult Contemporary Tracks in the United States and 58th in the UK Singles Chart .

Other versions

  • Herb Alpert (instrumental)
  • Shirley Bassey Asi Sola Yo )
  • Jean-Claude Borelly (instrumental)
  • Angela Clemmons
  • Patty Pravo
  • Sheena Easton
  • Isabel Granada  (en)
  • Patrick Fiori with Tina Arena
  • Judy Torres  (in)
  • Pedro Iturralde (instrumental)
  • UPA Dance
  • Santo Farina (instrumental) – version of the RAI test chart
  • Lesley Gore
  • Francesca Guadagno  ( asi ) ( Asi sola yo )
  • Vanessa Olivarez  (en)
  • Naturi Naughton
  • Fausto Papetti (instrumental)
  • Amber Riley with Lea Michele