This was the follow-up to Hootie & the Blowfish's debut single "Hold My Hand
," and it also scored great success. The song is about a man struggling to cope with his alcoholic wife, something covered the same year in the motion picture When A Man Loves A Woman
. Frontman Darius Rucker stated in numerous interviews that he wrote the song based on his past, but with the genders reversed - he was the irresponsible drunk whose long-suffering girlfriend tried to keep things together.
Mike - Santa Barbara, CA