This song is about a woman who is in love with someone she never imagined would be her husband or boyfriend, yet she gets more happiness from it than any of her more conventional relationships.
Suggestion credit: Mike - Santa Barbara, CA
This was Melua's first single. She's had a great deal of success in Europe, where her second album, Piece By Piece, has sold over 2 million copies.
Meluia's producer, Mike Batt, wrote the song 15 years before she recorded it. The Ukrainan-English singer told The Sun October 23, 2008 that she came across the lyrics and said, 'Oooh, what's this one?' Meluia added: "I could tell it had a timelessness to it and that it was a good song - that's the only thing you can ever really tell."
Mike Batt from LondonPlease adjust the wording describing me as "Melua's songwriting collaborator" as we did not collaborate (as writers) on this song. Your statement that I wrote it years before I knew her is accurate. I have indeed collaborated on writing with Katie very occasionally but in the case of this song I was sole writer/producer. [Done. -editor]
Marika Abuladze from Kutaisi, GeorgiaShe isn't the Ukrainan-English singer, Katie Melua was born in Georgia, at the age of 8 her family moved to Beldfast, Northern Ireland and then to England.
Franziska from Berlin, GermanyThat is one of the most peaceful songs I've ever heard.