This was written by songwriting partners Ekundayo Paris and Nelson Pigford. The pair had parted ways but reunited when Paris came up with the musical idea for the tune. He met up with Pigford at his Hollywood residence, where they brainstormed lyrical possibilities. Paris told Billboard
: "We both started bouncing ideas, trying to get something uplifting, something positive, something to bring two people together and take it to the ultimate." The song, Barry White's first Top 10 hit since 1974's " What Am I Gonna Do With You
," finds the Godfather of Bedroom Soul in seduction mode with a girl he doesn't want to lose.