Annotation

GBAYK8900042 is original master.
USEM38900123 is original master.
USWB18900123 is original master.
USEM30200310 is 2003 remaster.
USWB11403523 is 2014 Mastered for iTunes remaster.

Annotation last modified on 2020-10-06 23:35 UTC.

Appears on releases

#TitleLengthTrack ArtistRelease TitleRelease ArtistRelease Group TypeCountry/DateLabelCatalog#
Official
1.2Higher Ground3:23Red Hot Chili PeppersMother’s MilkRed Hot Chili PeppersAlbum
Capitol Records (imprint of Capitol Records, Inc.), EMI Records USA (formerly EMI USA, renamed since early 1990s)CDMTL 1046, CDP 7 92152 2
1.1Higher Ground3:24Red Hot Chili PeppersHigher GroundRed Hot Chili PeppersSingle
EMI USA (renamed EMI Records USA in the beginning of the 1990s)4JM-50226
1.1Higher Ground3:24Red Hot Chili PeppersHigher GroundRed Hot Chili PeppersSingle
EMI Records USA (formerly EMI USA, renamed since early 1990s)20 3572 2, CDMT 75
1.2Higher Ground3:21Red Hot Chili PeppersMother’s MilkRed Hot Chili PeppersAlbum
EMI Records USA (formerly EMI USA, renamed since early 1990s)MTL 1046
1.2Higher Ground3:21Red Hot Chili PeppersMother’s MilkRed Hot Chili PeppersAlbum
EMI Records USA (formerly EMI USA, renamed since early 1990s)MTL 1046
1.2Higher Ground3:23Red Hot Chili PeppersMother’s Milk (Columbia House club edition)Red Hot Chili PeppersAlbum
EMI Records USA (formerly EMI USA, renamed since early 1990s)CDP 592152
1.2Higher Ground3:21Red Hot Chili PeppersMother’s MilkRed Hot Chili PeppersAlbum
EMI USA (renamed EMI Records USA in the beginning of the 1990s)E4-92152
1.2Higher Ground3:23Red Hot Chili PeppersMother’s MilkRed Hot Chili PeppersAlbum
EMI Records USA (formerly EMI USA, renamed since early 1990s)E2 92152
1.2Higher Ground3:23Red Hot Chili PeppersMother’s MilkRed Hot Chili PeppersAlbum
EMI Records USA (formerly EMI USA, renamed since early 1990s)CDP 7 92152-2
1.1Higher Ground3:22Red Hot Chili PeppersHigher GroundRed Hot Chili PeppersSingle
EMI Records USA (formerly EMI USA, renamed since early 1990s)20 4019 2, CDMT 88
1.1Higher Ground3:24Red Hot Chili PeppersNever Mind the Mainstream… The Best of MTV’s 120 Minutes, Volume 1Various ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
  • US1991-10-22
Rhino (reissue label)R2 70545
1.8Higher Ground3:24Red Hot Chili PeppersFunky MetalVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
IntercordIRS986.951
1.1Higher Ground3:22Red Hot Chili PeppersWhat Hits!?Red Hot Chili PeppersAlbum + Compilation
  • CA1992-09-29
EMI (EMI Records, since 1972)0777 7 94762 2 0, E2 94762
1.1Higher Ground3:24Red Hot Chili PeppersWhat Hits!?Red Hot Chili PeppersAlbum + Compilation
EMI (EMI Records, since 1972)E2 94762
1.1Higher Ground3:24Red Hot Chili PeppersWhat Hits!?Red Hot Chili PeppersAlbum + Compilation
  • JP1992-10-28
EMI (EMI Records, since 1972)TOCP-7469
1.1Higher Ground3:23Red Hot Chili PeppersRock the First, Volume 4Various ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
DCC Compact Classics, Sandstone MusicD233044-2
1.1Higher Ground3:23Red Hot Chili PeppersRock the First, Volume FourVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
Sandstone Music, DCC Compact ClassicsSAN 5010
1.1Higher Ground3:24Red Hot Chili PeppersWhat Hits!?Red Hot Chili PeppersAlbum + Compilation
EMI Records USA (formerly EMI USA, renamed since early 1990s)7947622
1.1Higher Ground3:22Red Hot Chili PeppersWhat Hits!? (barcode sideways)Red Hot Chili PeppersAlbum + Compilation
EMI Records USA (formerly EMI USA, renamed since early 1990s)7 94762 2
1.1Higher Ground3:22Red Hot Chili PeppersWhat Hits!?Red Hot Chili PeppersAlbum + Compilation
EMI (EMI Records, since 1972)CDP-594762
1.1Higher Ground3:24Red Hot Chili PeppersWhat Hits!? (Columbia House club edition)Red Hot Chili PeppersAlbum + Compilation
CDP-594762
1.1Higher Ground3:24Red Hot Chili PeppersWhat Hits!?Red Hot Chili PeppersAlbum + Compilation
EMI Records USA (formerly EMI USA, renamed since early 1990s)0777 7 94762 2 0, E2-94762
1.1Higher Ground3:24Red Hot Chili PeppersWhat Hits!? (BMG club edition)Red Hot Chili PeppersAlbum + Compilation
BMG Direct Marketing, Inc. (BMG company that owned their direct marketing company/club editions), EMI (EMI Records, since 1972)D 100144, E2-94762
1.1Higher Ground3:24Red Hot Chili PeppersWhat Hits!?Red Hot Chili PeppersAlbum + Compilation
EMI (EMI Records, since 1972)0777 7 94762 2 0
1.2Higher Ground3:24Red Hot Chili PeppersCutting Edge, Volume 2Various ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
  • GB1993-10-08
1.2Higher Ground3:24Red Hot Chili PeppersCutting Edge, Volume 2: Best of Modern Rock HitsVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
Priority Records (US hip hop)P2 53740
1.2Higher Ground3:22Red Hot Chili PeppersCosmopolitan, Volume 9Various ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
Sandstone MusicSAN 5023
1.6Higher Ground3:22Red Hot Chili PeppersGreatest HitsRed Hot Chili PeppersAlbum + Compilation
CEMA Special Markets (a division of Capitol‐EMI Music, Inc.)S21-17719
2.6Higher Ground3:22Red Hot Chili PeppersThe Best Funk Album in the World... Ever!Various ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
  • GB1995-02-01
Virgin (worldwide imprint of Virgin Records Ltd. and all its subsidiaries)VTDCD44
1.12Higher Ground3:24Red Hot Chili PeppersUnlacedVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
  • GB1995-03-09
EMI (EMI Records, since 1972)83227921
1.2Higher Ground3:22Red Hot Chili PeppersMighty Morphin Power Rangers The Movie: Original Soundtrack AlbumVarious ArtistsAlbum + Soundtrack
  • US1995-06-08
Atlantic (Warner Music imprint)
1.2Higher Ground3:22Red Hot Chili PeppersMighty Morphin Power Rangers: The Movie (Original Soundtrack Album)Various ArtistsAlbum + Soundtrack
  • US1995-06-08
Atlantic (Warner Music imprint), Fox Records (formerly 20th Century-Fox Records, briefly revived 1992–1995)82777-2
1.1Higher Ground3:21Red Hot Chili PeppersESPN X-Games, Volume 1: Music From the EdgeVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
  • US1996-05-28
Tommy Boy (imprint, bearing the Tommy Boy logo)TBCD 1173
1.2Higher Ground3:23Red Hot Chili PeppersMother’s MilkRed Hot Chili PeppersAlbum
  • US1996-10-15
Mobile Fidelity Sound LabUDCD 683
1.4Higher Ground3:24Red Hot Chili PeppersBest of Rock LineVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
Versailles (French label)VER 486898 2
1.1Higher Ground3:21Red Hot Chili PeppersDanger ZoneVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
MCA Records (1967–2003; name as in imprint during 1972–1990)MCD 80031
1.1Higher Ground3:21Red Hot Chili PeppersDanger ZoneVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
MCD 80046
1.15Higher Ground3:23Red Hot Chili PeppersKerrang! Welcome to Planet RockVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
Roadrunner RecordsRR 8857 2
1.6Higher Ground3:24Red Hot Chili PeppersPlatinum Hits Volume OneVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
EMI-Capitol Special Markets
1.1Higher Ground3:21Red Hot Chili PeppersTorhout Werchter 21Various ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
PolyGram TV (a division of PolyGram Record Operations Ltd.)555.186-2
1.4Higher Ground3:21Red Hot Chili PeppersUnder the Covers: Essential Red Hot Chili PeppersRed Hot Chili PeppersAlbum + Compilation
  • US1998-03-31
EMI (EMI Records, since 1972)7243 4 94139 2 4
1.18Higher Ground3:22Red Hot Chili PeppersThe Best Anthems… Ever! Volume 3Various ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
  • GB1998-10-19
Virgin TVVTDCD210
1.7Higher Ground3:24Red Hot Chili PeppersAddicted to RockVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
Insight (Polygram sublabel)565 303-2
2.15Higher Ground3:22Red Hot Chili Peppers21st Century RockVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
  • GB1999-04-26
Virgin (worldwide imprint of Virgin Records Ltd. and all its subsidiaries)VTDCD247
1.3Higher Ground3:22Red Hot Chili PeppersYou Are DeadVarious ArtistsAlbum + Soundtrack
  • DE1999-09-13
JKP (German label, "Jochens kleine Plattenfirma")JKP 31
1.9Higher Ground3:22Red Hot Chili PeppersCrossing All Over! The ClassixVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
  • DE1999-10-11
1.12Higher Ground3:23Red Hot Chili PeppersMTV the First 1000 Years: RockVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
  • US1999-11-02
1.5Higher Ground3:21Red Hot Chili PeppersBorn to Be WildVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
Telstar TVTTVCD3012
1.12Higher Ground3:25Red Hot Chili PeppersGreatest HitsRed Hot Chili PeppersAlbum + Compilation
Warner Bros. Records (1958–2019; “WB” logo, with or without “records” beneath or on banner across)F13
1.2Higher Ground3:22Red Hot Chili PeppersPlatinum Collection '99Red Hot Chili PeppersAlbum + Compilation
  • -1999
1.17Higher Ground3:22Red Hot Chili PeppersThe Best Ever Footy AlbumVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
EMI (EMI Records, since 1972)5220272
1.5Higher Ground3:22Red Hot Chili PeppersThe Best Rock Album in the World… Ever!Various ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
Virgin (worldwide imprint of Virgin Records Ltd. and all its subsidiaries)
1.6Higher Ground3:23Red Hot Chili PeppersOn the EdgeVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
  • US2000-03-21
Razor & Tie7930189029-2
1.9Higher Ground3:23Red Hot Chili PeppersCenter Stage: Music From The Motion PictureVarious Artists
  • US2000-04-19
1.9Higher Ground3:23Red Hot Chili PeppersCentre Stage: Music From the Motion PictureVarious ArtistsAlbum + Soundtrack
Epic (US label founded by CBS in 1953, now owned by Sony)498322 2
1.7Higher Ground3:23Red Hot Chili PeppersModern Rock: Late 80'sVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
EMI-Capitol Special Markets, Time-Life Music72435-26145-23, R828-10
1.1Higher Ground3:21Red Hot Chili PeppersWhat Hits!?Red Hot Chili PeppersAlbum + Compilation
EMI (EMI Records, since 1972)
1.4Higher Ground3:22Red Hot Chili PeppersMTV - 20 Years of Pop MusicVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
  • US2001-07-03
Maverick (WMG subsidiary, founded by Madonna, Veronica "Ronnie" Dashev, and Frederick DeMann)9 48144-2
1.2Higher Ground3:22Red Hot Chili PeppersMighty Morphin Power Rangers The Movie: Original Soundtrack AlbumVarious ArtistsAlbum + Soundtrack
  • DE2002-09-04
Atlantic (Warner Music imprint), Fox Records (formerly 20th Century-Fox Records, briefly revived 1992–1995)7567-82777-2
1.2Higher Ground3:22Red Hot Chili PeppersMother’s Milk (The Definitive Remasters)Red Hot Chili PeppersAlbum
  • GB2003-03-10
Capitol Records (imprint of Capitol Records, Inc.)72435-40378-2-5
1.2Higher Ground3:22Red Hot Chili PeppersMother’s Milk (remaster)Red Hot Chili PeppersAlbum
  • US2003-03-11
Capitol Records (imprint of Capitol Records, Inc.)72435-40378-2-5
1.2Higher Ground3:22Red Hot Chili PeppersMother’s Milk (The Definitive Remasters, BMG club edition)Red Hot Chili PeppersAlbum
  • US2003-03-11
BMG Direct Marketing, Inc. (BMG company that owned their direct marketing company/club editions)72435-40378-2-5, D151826
2.4Higher Ground3:22Red Hot Chili PeppersThe Best Bands... Ever! 2004Various ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
  • GB2003-10-27
Virgin TVVTDCD538
1.12Higher Ground3:24Red Hot Chili PeppersGreatest HitsRed Hot Chili PeppersAlbum + Compilation
  • XE2003-11-18
Warner Bros. Records (1958–2019; “WB” logo, with or without “records” beneath or on banner across)9362 48545-2
1.12Higher Ground3:22Red Hot Chili PeppersGreatest HitsRed Hot Chili PeppersAlbum + Compilation
  • US2003-11-18
Warner Bros. Records (1958–2019; “WB” logo, with or without “records” beneath or on banner across)2-48545, 48545-2
1.12Higher Ground3:23Red Hot Chili PeppersGreatest Hits (explicit)Red Hot Chili PeppersAlbum + Compilation
Warner Bros. Records (1958–2019; “WB” logo, with or without “records” beneath or on banner across)
1.6Higher Ground3:22Red Hot Chili PeppersThe Best Air Guitar Album in the World… IIIVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
  • GB2003-11-24
Virgin TVVTDCD557
1.12Higher Ground3:22Red Hot Chili PeppersGreatest Hits (CD release - distinct from the Copy Control version)Red Hot Chili PeppersAlbum + Compilation
Warner Bros. Records (1958–2019; “WB” logo, with or without “records” beneath or on banner across)9362 48545 2
1.12Higher Ground3:22Red Hot Chili PeppersGreatest HitsRed Hot Chili PeppersAlbum + Compilation
Warner Bros. Records (1958–2019; “WB” logo, with or without “records” beneath or on banner across)WBCD 2063
1.12Higher Ground3:22Red Hot Chili PeppersGreatest HitsRed Hot Chili PeppersAlbum + Compilation
Warner Bros. Records (1958–2019; “WB” logo, with or without “records” beneath or on banner across)9362485452
1.12Higher Ground3:22Red Hot Chili PeppersGreatest Hits and VideosRed Hot Chili PeppersAlbum + Compilation
Warner Bros. Records (1958–2019; “WB” logo, with or without “records” beneath or on banner across)9362485962
1.12Higher Ground3:22Red Hot Chili PeppersGreatest Hits and VideosRed Hot Chili PeppersAlbum + Compilation
Warner Bros. Records (1958–2019; “WB” logo, with or without “records” beneath or on banner across)9362 48596-2
1.12Higher Ground3:24Red Hot Chili PeppersGreatest Hits and VideosRed Hot Chili PeppersAlbum + Compilation
Warner Bros. Records (1958–2019; “WB” logo, with or without “records” beneath or on banner across)9362-48596-2
1.20Higher Ground3:22Red Hot Chili PeppersThe Best Pub Jukebox... Ever!Various ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
  • GB2004-10-11
Virgin TVVTDCD652
1.88Higher Ground3:22Red Hot Chili Peppers100 Hits Hard'n'HeavyVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
RMG RecordsRMG 1351 MP3
1.6Higher Ground3:22Red Hot Chili PeppersThe Best of Red Hot Chili PeppersRed Hot Chili PeppersAlbum + Compilation
  • US2005-08-30
Capitol Records (imprint of Capitol Records, Inc.)09463-31011-2-8
1.12Higher Ground3:24Red Hot Chili PeppersGreatest HitsRed Hot Chili PeppersAlbum + Compilation
  • JP2006-05-10
Warner Bros. Records (1958–2019; “WB” logo, with or without “records” beneath or on banner across)WPCR-12314
1.2Higher Ground3:22Red Hot Chili PeppersMother’s Milk (Reissue, Remastered)Red Hot Chili PeppersAlbum
  • JP2006-06-28
Capitol Records (imprint of Capitol Records, Inc.), EMI (EMI Records, since 1972)E1-92152, TOCP-70004
1.1Higher Ground3:23Red Hot Chili PeppersRolling Stone Cover AlbumVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
EMI Music Special Markets09463-59326-2-1
1.4Higher Ground3:22Red Hot Chili PeppersUltimate Sports AlbumVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
  • AU2007-08-11
EMI (EMI Records, since 1972)0946 392819 2 3
1.12Higher Ground3:22Red Hot Chili Peppers20 Years of RageVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
Warner Music Australia (AU subsidiary of Warner Music International since 1988)5144211572
1.12Higher Ground3:22Red Hot Chili Peppers20 Years of RageVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
ABC Music (Australian Broadcasting Corporation in-house label), Universal Music (plain logo: “Universal Music”)1778704
1.9Higher Ground3:22Red Hot Chili PeppersRock Ya Covers OffVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
Sony BMG Music Entertainment (Aug 5, 2004 - Oct 1, 2008; do not use if a specific sub-label is available)
2.16Higher Ground?:??Red Hot Chili PeppersJim Beam: The Best of 40 Shots of RockVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
  • AU2008-02-25
Liberation MusicLIBCD9266.2
2.16Higher Ground3:21Red Hot Chili PeppersJim Beam: 40 Shots of RockVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
  • NZ2008-10-06
Liberation MusicLMCD0026
2.10Higher Ground3:21Red Hot Chili PeppersClassic RockVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
  • GB2008-12-01
Virgin TVVTDCD 929
1.5Higher Ground3:22Red Hot Chili PeppersLife is Music: 100 onsterfelijke Studio Brussel songsVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
EMI Music Belgium2074502, 2074512, 2074522, 2074532, 2074542
2.15Higher Ground3:24Red Hot Chili Peppers40 jaar pinkpopVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
  • NL2009-05-15
Universal Music (plain logo: “Universal Music”)531 786-9
1.1Higher Ground3:24Red Hot Chili Peppers10 Great SongsRed Hot Chili PeppersAlbum + Compilation
  • -2009
EMI International
1.4Higher Ground3:21Red Hot Chili Peppers101 90s HitsVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
EMI (EMI Records, since 1972)50999 966751 2 0, 9667512
1.10Higher Ground3:22Red Hot Chili PeppersMusic for the Road, Volume 2Various ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
EMI (EMI Records, since 1972)260474
1.10Higher Ground3:22Red Hot Chili PeppersMusic for the Road: Rock & Ballads, Vol.2Various ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
EMI Music Media (EMM in logo above EMI Music Media)260474
Promotion
1.2Higher Ground (LP version)3:21Red Hot Chili PeppersHigher GroundRed Hot Chili PeppersSingle
EMI Records USA (formerly EMI USA, renamed since early 1990s)DPRO 04389
1.4Higher Ground3:22Red Hot Chili PeppersPricebusters SamplerVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
CEMA Distribution15216
1.6Higher Ground3:23Red Hot Chili PeppersPogo Boy! The SoundtrackVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
Camelot Music0003 80000 5012, DPRO-15217
Bootleg
1.1Higher Ground3:21The Red Hot Chili PeppersThe Red Hot Chili PeppersThe Red Hot Chili PeppersAlbum + Compilation
Santa Records (Russian pirate label)AA 0005
1.1Higher Ground3:22Red Hot Chili Peppers20 All the BestRed Hot Chili PeppersAlbum + Compilation
Storm Records (unofficial label from Russia)[none]
1.17Higher Ground3:20Red Hot Chili PeppersBestRed Hot Chili PeppersAlbum + Compilation
Dance OK! Studiobrons 607
1.8Higher Ground?:??Red Hot Chili PeppersAlternative CollectionRed Hot Chili PeppersAlbum + Compilation
Warner Bros. Records (1958–2019; “WB” logo, with or without “records” beneath or on banner across)WB32906CD
2.16Higher Ground3:23Red Hot Chili PeppersGreatest HitsRed Hot Chili PeppersAlbum + Compilation
Star MarkLDB 5044-1/2

Relationships

engineer:Dave Jerden
Garth Richardson (Canadian music producer and engineer)
producer:Michael Beinhorn
mixer:Garth Richardson (Canadian music producer and engineer)
bass:Flea (US bassist)
drums (drum set):Chad Smith (drummer from Red Hot Chili Peppers)
guitar:John Frusciante
background vocals:Iris Parker
Julie Ritter
Gretchen Seager
Jack Sherman
Kristen Vigard
WAG
lead vocals:Anthony Kiedis
has remixes:Higher Ground (12″ vocal mix)
Higher Ground (Ben’s mix)
Higher Ground (Candy Rot mix)
Higher Ground (Lawnge’s mix)
recording of:Higher Ground (cover)

Higher Ground

lyricist and composer:Stevie Wonder
publisher:Black Bull Music
Jobete Music Co., Inc.