Album: Stand Still (2010)
Charted: 7

Songfacts®:

  • Emma Gillespie, who performs as Emma's Imagination, won Sky1 talent show Must Be The Music after performing this song. Gillespie told the 10,000 strong live audience at London's Wembley Arena she was "totally shocked" by her win.
  • Prior to the competition, Emma spent her days on the streets of Glasgow busking in order to make ends meet. On becoming the winner of Must Be The Music, the singer-songwriter won £100,000 to help kick-start her career. She also reaped a financial reward from the download sales of both this song and This Day, which she also performed on the show.

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