David Bowie lived in the early 1970s with his then-wife Angie in an expansive flat at Haddon Hall, a Gothic Victorian villa just north of the Beckenham town centre in south east London. Bowie wrote most of the material for The Man Who Sold the World, Hunky Dory and Ziggy Stardust there.
Bowie cooked up this blues-rocker in a basement jam, adding the words at the last minute in the studio. It was named after its apparent resemblance to Birmingham rock group, The Move. (The area west of Birmingham is known as "The Black Country.")
The song featured on the soundtrack of the 2010 movie The Kids Are All Right.
"Lean On" was originally sent by Major Lazer to both Rihanna and Nicki Minaj's camps as a slower reggae track. After both parties rejected the tune, Major Lazer recruited Danish singer MØ to supply vocals and recorded it themselves.
Ariana Grande's collaboration with Zedd, "Break Free" came about after the Russian-German producer overheard Grande performing at a label showcase while he was backstage, and he mentioned to his team that he wanted to work with her.