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Running to 3 minutes 45 seconds, the title track, like all the songs on her 2002 album, was written by the lady herself. This typically fine Bic Runga composition is untypically heavy on production; the multi-talented Miss Runga arranging the string section.
In a contemporaneous interview with Natasha Francois for NZ Musician, Bic said the song refers to a chance meeting between friends and how fate brings people together. "It's not a negative record," adding "It's about being excited about coming home, homesickness and love." (thanks, Alexander Baron - London, England, for above 2)
Dean wrote the screenplay and lyrics to all the songs in Footloose
. His other hits include "Fame" and "All The Man That I Need."
Newman makes it look easy these days, but in this 1974 interview, he reveals the paranoia and pressures that made him yearn for his old 9-5 job.
Mike Love of The Beach Boys
The lead singer/lyricist of The Beach Boys talks about coming up with the words for "Good Vibrations," "Fun, Fun, Fun," "Kokomo" and other classic songs.