In this synth-pop ballad, Nick Kamen struggles to hang onto his relationship with a girl who keeps breaking his heart. The first single from his debut album, it was originally intended for Madonna's True Blue
album but didn't make the cut. At the time, Kamen was a hot commodity after appearing in a steamy Levi's ad
where he stripped down to his boxers in a British Laundromat to the tune of Marvin Gaye's "I Heard It Through the Grapevine
Madonna, Kamen's label-mate at Sire Records, wanted to work with the British model-turned-singer but couldn't find the time. She was busy shooting her movie Who's That Girl
, so she gave him this song, which she wrote with her frequent collaborator Stephen Bray. She also provided backing vocals on the track.