The Long Live the Angels
album was inspired by Emili Sandé's parting ways from her husband, Adam Gouraguine. The singer chronicles the fallout, tracing her evolution from bewilderment ("Hurts
") to acceptance on this song.
Sandé' told PrideSource
: "Babe" is the last song on the album, and I feel liberated when I sing that song. It's all about letting love be love and letting go of any kind of fear."