He Is

Album: This Is Who I Am (2002)
Charted: 90

Songfacts®:

  • In this song, Headley lists everything that her partner "is," including (but not limited to!) "the dough increaser, the pleasure releaser, the hard knocks knowler without the scars to show ya, the night school teacher, the good life preacher..."
  • This was written by the songwriter Peter Lord under the fake name Joshua Nile, a move Lord told Songfacts he regrets. "I made a stupid mistake of writing and producing a hit track 'He Is' for Heather Headley under a different name, Joshua Nile," he said. "So if you go looking for him... he's me!"
  • This Is Who I Am, Headley's debut album, peaked at #38.

Comments: 2

  • Anonymous from AtlantaMasterful Piece! One of my utmost favorite, & respected, in my musical experience
  • Talis from Porltand, OrAnd a fantastic song it is.
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