Album: Songs About Jane (2003)


  • Fans who know Maroon 5 for their chart domination of the '10s might be surprised by this song from their debut album, Songs About Jane. The mellow track builds for over 90 seconds before Adam Levine starts singing. The song finds him burning with desire, telling the object of his affection that he's willing to keep the encounter he's hoping for a secret.
  • This song was featured in the film The Wedding Date, which came out in 2005. It is in the scene where Debra Messing (from Will & Grace) and Dermot Mulroney (My Best Friend's Wedding) have an intimate moment, even though her character denies she has any feelings for her hired escort. >>
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    Sabrea - Philadelphia, PA
  • This is one of three songs from the album to feature backing vocals from Rashida Jones, daughter of Quincy Jones, who went on to star in Parks and Recreation. The other two are "Tangled" and "Not Coming Home."

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  • Nikki from Madison, InRashida Jones (the office, Parks and Recreation) sings back up vocals on this song.
  • Claire from Miller's, MdI love love LOVE this song! I have Songs About Jane which includes this song. But my favorite of Maroon 5 songs is Sunday Morning.
  • Rose from Rochester Hills , MiAt a recent Maroon 5 concert in the Detroit MI area, Adam Levine said that he wrote this song with someone in mind that he wanted physically. He said this song is all about being so incredibly sexually attracted to someone (you might not even know) its almost unbearable...
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