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This was originally a slower number, but a re-mixed version featuring Flo Rida transformed the song into an uptempo jam.
This was co-written by Solange Knowles, who is the sister of Williams' former Destiny's Child bandmate Beyoncé. About.com asked Williams how she came across the song. She replied: "Well actually, that was one of two songs on my album that was already demo-ed, and I loved the song. The beat was so infectious and I was happy that Solange wrote the song. In the beginning I caught myself trying to stand apart and I didn't want to bug Beyoncé or Kelly to write something on the album. I was trying to stand on my own. Then low and behold, Solange ended up writing the song and I'm glad."
Williams told About.com about the story behind the video: "Well, the great director by the name of Phil Griffin, this was his debut in the United States. He's from the UK - so his vision was just something different from what all the other video directors wanted to do. For this video, I did want to do the club thingy, because when you think of We Break The Dawn - of course, I'm always doing something unexpected, something different. I titled the album Unexpected, so when the director was like 'we're doing red carpets in the middle of the street, in Los Angeles,' you know, my red carpet, I thought that was so cool. Introduce me to the world."
Michelle Williams told Digital Spy
about this song: "It's (produced) by Andrew Frampton and Wayne Wilkins, two guys from the UK who've worked with Kylie Minogue. Solange wrote the actual track. I actually wasn't trying to work with anybody who's close to me because of the comparisons. I just wanted to stand on my own and do it by myself, but I heard the song and I had to put my pride aside. I called Solange and said, 'Hey, I love this song,' and she said, 'It's yours'. It's about those nights where you go out to a club and keep on dancing 'til the sun comes up."
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