The song borrows its melody from the Cutting Crew hit single "(I Just) Died in Your Arms
," which topped the American charts and peaked at #4 in the UK in 1986. Nick Van Eede of the Cutting Crew said in his Songfacts interview
, "I never noticed anything until 150 fans started writing and pointing out the similarities. I know as well as any other song writer that these things can happen and its just the way of the composing world. I am completely confident Mika stumbled in to it accidentally and I am proud to be given the co write... Kerching!!!"