This is the third single by American funk and hip hop band N.E.R.D, taken from their fourth studio album, titled Nothing. The track was premiered on September 28, 2010 on Late Show with David Letterman.
This joint was produced by French electronic music duo Daft Punk. The song came "at the very last minute," Pharrell Williams told Billboard Magazine. "I bumped into those guys and we hadn't worked together in almost 10 years," he added, "so we decided to do something together and it was super cool, like a magical moment out of nowhere happening in the fourth quarter."
In The Beatles "When I'm 64," Paul McCartney asks a woman if she'll still be there for him when he's 64. In 2006, he got his answer when shortly before his 64th birthday, he and Heather Mills separated.
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.