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Album: Introducing The Hardline According To Terence Trent d'ArbyReleased: 1987Charted:
Next to "Wishing Well," this was the biggest hit for Terence Trent d'Arby, who changed his name to Sananda Maitreya in 2001. Speaking with Songfacts in 2005, Maitreya said: "It came from a dream where Sade asked me to write a song for her. It was inspired by a dream and seeing Sade perform at Live Aid in the mid-'80s."
American singer and songwriter Sheryl Crow recorded a cover of this song for her 2010 100 Miles From Memphis album. Her version, which is recast in the style of Al Green, right down to the distinctive thud of the Hi Records drums, features backing vocals by Memphis native Justin Timberlake. She recalled to Billboard magazine: "He happened to be at (Henson Studios) producing Jamie Foxx, and he was in the hallway. I've always liked him. I played (the song) for him, and when it got to the chorus he's like, 'Who's doing the backgrounds?' I said 'We haven't done them yet,' and he said, 'I got it.' It was all very organic and, man, perfect. People have no idea how talented this guy is."