This Kanye-less track features an uncredited female giving a testimony of faith. West explained why he added the 132-second offering to the album, stating: "I put Low Lights on my album just thinking about all the moms driving they kids to school then going to work."
The song was initially the intro to the Young Thug-featuring "Highlights."
Kanye West produced the song along with DJDS, formerly DJ Dodger Stadium, a DJ duo comprised of Samo Sound Boy and Jerome LOL The pair contributed to five tracks in total on Life of Pablo. Asked by Billboard magazine what sort of vibe West was looking for, Samo replied: "He kind of explained what he was going for with this album, the gospel nature of it. The stuff that he had liked of ours, we could tell that it made sense. There was crossover there in terms of the way we were using old soul samples and gospel elements on our own stuff.... He was like, can I just block you guys off for a couple of weeks to help me get this thing done?"
Jerome LOL added:" Immediately we said, of course. He's really focused on creative energy. Everything was about creative and positive energy. It was really a presence to be around. We felt like we really understood where the project was coming from and the passion that was surrounding it."
The song samples the Kings of Tomorrow track "So Alive (Acapella)", which was written by New York City house DJ Sandy Rivera.
Until December 5, 1998, a song had to be issued as a single to make the Hot 100. Aaliyah's "Try Again" was the first tune to top the chart based on airplay alone, without any sales figures being included.
Two tears roll down Sinead O'Connor's face. toward the end of the video for "Nothing Compares 2 U." They were shed because she associated the song's lyrics of love and loss with her mother, who was killed in a car accident in 1985.
Michael Jackson's "Liberian Girl" opens with the South African female singer Letta Mbulu saying the Swahili phrase "Naku penda piya-naku taka piya-mpenziwe." There was some geographic liberty here, as Swahili is not spoken in the West African nation of Liberia.
It really was so easy for Linda Ronstadt to score a hit with her Buddy Holly cover of "It's So Easy." She would sometimes change the lyric to: "It's so easy to have a hit, all you have to do is recycle it."