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I'm Beside You[1] is a double vinyl LP by American rock band Red Hot Chili Peppers that was exclusively released on Black Friday, November 29, 2013 for Record Store Day. A limited number of copies were made and the LP has since gone out of print. The LP compiles all seventeen songs from the band's I'm with You Sessions which were released in 2012-2013 on 7" vinyl and digital download and were originally recorded for the band's tenth studio album, I'm with You[2]

I'm Beside You
Red Hot Chili Peppers, I'm With You Sessions, cover art.jpg
Compilation album by Red Hot Chili Peppers
Released November 29, 2013
Recorded September 14, 2010 – March 18, 2011 at East West Studios in Los Angeles, California, and Shangri La Studio in Malibu, California and 2012-2013 additional work done at JHOC, Pasadena, CA
Genre Funk rock, alternative rock
Length 1:13:17
Label Warner Bros.
Producer Rick Rubin
Red Hot Chili Peppers chronology
Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Covers EP
I'm Beside You
2012-13 Live EP

Guitarist Josh Klinghoffer has stated that the songs were recorded during the album sessions for I'm With You; however, in 2012 and 2013 the band went back for some post-session work on some of the songs.[3]

As of 2017, no song from the album has ever been performed live in their entirety however eleven of the songs have been teased mostly during jams.

Track listingEdit

All songs written and composed by Anthony Kiedis, Flea, Chad Smith & Josh Klinghoffer

Side A
No. Title Length
1. "Strange Man" 3:36
2. "'Long Progression'" 3:58
3. "Magpies on Fire" 3:44
4. "Victorian Machinery" 4:06
Side B
No. Title Length
5. "Never Is a Long Time" 2:46
6. "Love of Your Life" 4:06
7. "The Sunset Sleeps" 3:58
8. "Hometown Gypsy" 4:02
9. "Pink as Floyd" 4:54
Side C
No. Title Length
10. "Your Eyes Girl" 5:08
11. "In Love Dying" 8:04
12. "Catch My Death" 4:19
13. "How It Ends" 3:43
Side D
No. Title Length
14. "Brave from Afar" 3:44
15. "This Is the Kitt" 4:23
16. "Hanalei" 4:17
17. "Open/Close" 4:30


Red Hot Chili Peppers
Additional musicians
Recording personnel


  1. ^ "I'm Beside You - RHCP News". Archived from the original on 2013-10-10. Retrieved 2013-11-13. 
  2. ^ "Red Hot Chili Peppers to Release Limited-Edition Vinyl Double LP". Retrieved 2013-11-14. 
  3. ^