Hey, I Won't Break Your Heart

Album: The Heart Speaks In Whispers (2016)

Songfacts®:

  • Corinne Bailey Rae sings here about love the second time around with the same person after being hurt. She explained to Ebony: "I have a lot of friends in that situation where one partner has let the other partner down and they're both trying to move forward. I thought it was really poignant subject; starting again, re-investing hope in the same person. I really admire people who can do that."
  • The song's music video was directed by James Frost (Radiohead's "House of Cards", OK Go's "This Too Shall Pass").

    "I have always wanted to work with Leeds based set designers, Lord Whitney," said Bailey Rae. "We talked about a circus theme and this dream was brought to life and taken to the greatest of heights by director James Frost, who filmed it in a freezing cold empty shop in Leeds."

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