Unintended Consequence of Love

Album: Dig In Deep (2016)


  • This slippery funk number is based on a song idea of Jon Cleary, who is a keyboardist based in New Orleans. "I ran with it, and he came out and played and sang on it," Bonnie Raitt told TeamRock.
  • Raitt addresses a longtime lover here, asking him whatever happened to their relationship. "That song is where it's like, 'We don't ever do anything other than butt heads," she said. "I mean, does anybody even remember why we got together?' That kind of thing."

    "Those are topics I see in my friends' and family's romantic relationships," Raitt continued. "It's one of those things where you roll your eyes and go, 'How are we gonna keep it together?'"


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