This power ballad was produced by Dr. Luke ("I Kissed a Girl," "Circus") and co-written by Avril Lavigne, Lukasz Gottwald and Max Martin. It was originally recorded by Lavigne and included on the Limited Edition version of her 2007 The Best Damn Thing album.
Chace Crawford, who is best known for his role as Nate Archibald in the teen drama TV series Gossip Girl, made a cameo appearance in the music video. A source told People magazine how Lewis hooked up with Crawford: "Chace went to London a couple months ago for meetings and to promote series Gossip Girl. He went to a party and ended up meeting Leona." The two stars "hit it off and talk every once in a while and have become fast friends." The source added: "Leona called Chace and asked if he would be in her next video. He obviously said yes."
"Pretty In Pink" by Psychedelic Furs was released in 1981. Five years later, it inspired a movie of the same name starring Molly Ringwald, Andrew McCarthy and Jon Cryer. The song was remixed for the re-release to have more Pop appeal.
Jimi Hendrix opened for The Monkees on their 1967 tour, and it did not go well. The young, mostly female crowd shouted "Davy" when Hendrix sang the word "Lady" in "Foxy Lady" in honor of who they came to see: Monkees lead singer Davy Jones.