What I Did for Love
by David Guetta (featuring Emeli Sandé)

Album: Listen (2014)
Charted: 6
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Songfacts®:

  • Emeli Sandé lends her vocals to this powerful piano-based tune. "I love this woman," Guetta said of the Scottish songstress. "She is so talented and such a wonderful person. I have wanted to work with her for years, since she stepped in for Sia to perform 'Titanium' for me at the NRJ Awards a few years ago."

    "We have been friends ever since, but she exploded," he added. "I had Nothing But The Beat in play and we never got the chance. Until now. The minute we stepped into the studio together, I knew it was worth the wait - she's incredible."
  • David Guetta and Emeli Sandé performed the song on the November 22, 2014 episode of The X Factor UK.
  • The song soundtracked the closing scenes of BBC soap EastEnder's live 30th anniversary episode, which was broadcast on February 20, 2015. The program saw the fallout after the revealing of Lucy Beale's killer.

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