Conversations in the Dark

Album: Bigger Love (2020)
Charted: 86

Songfacts®:

  • This song captures the warmth and sweetness of quiet conversations between two loved-up people. The first verse finds them chillin' late at night.

    World is sleeping, I'm awake with you, with you
    Watch movies that we've both already seen


    Later they opt to sleep together to midday, rather than keeping their appointments.

    There ain't nothing I would rather do
    Than blow off all my plans for you
  • John Legend wrote the song with New York producer Gregg Wattenberg, whose resumé also includes O.A.R.'s "Shattered (Turn the Car Around)" and Phillip Phillips "Gone, Gone, Gone." The other writers are Jesse Fink, Kellen Pomeranz and Chance Peña.
  • This song featured on the "Light and Shadows" episode of the TV series This is Us, which premiered January 14, 2020. Legend appears in the drama performing the song during a private concert for Kevin and his date, Lizzy.
  • David Guetta did a euphoric, uptempo remix of this track.
  • John Legend's wife Chrissy Teigen is a big fan of this song. "It's about romance. It's about intimacy between two people that love each other. And, and it's about that promise to not break one another's heart," the singer told The National. "When Chrissy heard it and saw the lyric video, she said it was her favorite thing I've done since 'All Of Me.' That is a good sign."

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