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This is the second single released by former magician's assistant, burlesque dancer and current actress/white soul singer Paloma Faith.
This soul ballad tells the story of a girl who loses her man to "another lady." However this rival for his affections is no flesh-and-blood foe, but the Big Apple itself.
This song features a sweeping gospel chorus by the London based Souls of Prophecy Gospel Choir.
The song's music video was shot on location at a London bowling alley and it features actual professional bowlers. The director was Vaughan Arnell, who also helmed the clip for Robbie Williams' Bodies
A re-mix featuring a guest vocal by Ghostface Killah was released in August 2010 resulting in the song returning to the UK singles chart.
Dave Pirner of Soul Asylum
Dave explains how the video appropriated the meaning of "Runaway Train," and what he thought of getting parodied by Weird Al.
Danny played guitar on Sweet Baby James
, and Running On Empty
. He also co-wrote many hit songs, including "Dirty Laundry," "Sunset Grill" and "Tender Is The Night."