In Your Shoes

Songfacts®:

  • DJ Munro and DC Joseph produced this track, which is from British soul and R&B singer Beverley Knight's sixth studio album, 100%.
  • The song samples the Scottish band's Orange Juice's 1983 hit single "Rip it Up." Knight explained on her website that she has loved the song from childhood. She added: "I recently met Edwyn Collins, lead singer and composer of the band who went on to have huge success as a solo artist, and he loves what I have done with it! It is total guitar led funk with a wicked sense of humour in the lyric 'get yourself a life - and make it work!'"
  • Knight explained that this song is, "about people who focus their envy of your progress onto you and your life, instead of concentrating on their own journey."
  • For the single release of the song, a remix was created featuring British rapper Chipmunk performing over the original middle-eight section.

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