While Easton may be a liberated, independent woman, in this song she sings about how dull her life is while she's waiting for her man to come home and show her a good time. The song presents an odd vision of suburban happiness, as the man takes the train into work, does his eight hours, then returns home and entertains his wife with movies, dancing or anything else she wants. Then they make love. It's not the vision of romance portrayed in many love songs, but Easton here seems thrilled to have a man who is gainfully employed.
There is quite a disconnect between the character Easton plays in this song and the real Sheena (she didn't write it). When the song was released, she was 20 years old, recently divorced, and on her way to becoming a global superstar. Easton had a talent for taking on any role, so she had no problem becoming a dance diva ("Strut"), sex kitten ("Sugar Walls
") or even a Bond singer ("For Your Eyes Only