In this song, Newman admits to his family: "I'd sell my soul and your souls for a song." He explained to Mojo magazine September 2008: "In 'I Miss You' it may be an affection when I say I'd sell your soul and my soul for a song - to me, that's what this song is about. I would sell you out if I could get a song out of it. But you don't want people to stop talking to you."
"Cruise" climbed from 6-5 on the Hot 100 in its 34th week. In doing so it set a record for the slowest ascent to the Top 5 in the chart's history, which was beaten by Imagine Dragon's "Radioactive" 42-week clamber to #4 three weeks later.
His keyboard work helped define the Muscle Shoals sound and make him an integral part of many Neil Young recordings. Spooner is also an accomplished songwriter, whose hits include "I'm Your Puppet" and "Cry Like A Baby."
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