Whenever You're Around

Album: The Real Thing: Words and Sounds Vol. 3 (2007)

Songfacts®:

  • The Real Thing was recorded in the wake of Scott's divorce from artist and DJ Lyzel Williams. The album featured songs about the breakdown of a broken marriage. This track was described by Scott as "an ode to loneliness that can exist inside a marriage when you are staying in the marriage purely for the sake of staying in the marriage." (quote from the Daily Mail)

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