Having started writing sessions for her Alicia
album, Alicia Keys flew to London to work with English producer Jimmy Napes (Sam Smith's "Too Good At Goodbyes
," Clean Bandit's "Rather Be
English singer-songwriter Sampha was also there at the studio. Keys hadn't planned to work with the bluesy crooner but she's a fan of his work, so they exchanged some ideas. "What made that so unique was that we wrote that song when we had just met," she told The Sun
. "He'd just lost his mother, and I just had my son Genesis. It's powerful that we were so willing to be so vulnerable with each other. We were comfortable in that space, which was brand new for him and me."