Foreigner's music was shifting more toward a soft rock sound when this was released. Here, a cheating and loutish boyfriend uses a good woman, then to his surprise, she rejects and ceases to love him.
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Written by lead singer Lou Gramm and guitarist Mick Jones, this was the third single from the 1987 Inside Information album, following "Say You Will" and "I Don't Want to Live Without You." Earlier in the year, Gramm released his first solo album, scoring a hit with "Midnight Blue."
"Kickstart My Heart" is about all the ways Motley Crue gets their blood flowing without drugs. It was inspired by their bass player Nikki Sixx, who claimed he had to be revived with a shot of adrenaline to the heart after an overdose.
Katy Perry's "Dark Horse" was co-written by Sarah Hudson, who is a singer-songwriter and a member of the Pop group Ultraviolet Sound. Though Sarah isn't related to Katy (whose real name is Katy Hudson), she is the first cousin of another famous person with the same name, the actress Kate Hudson.