James Brown

Album: I'm Not Bossy, I'm The Boss (2014)
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Songfacts®:

  • Saxophonist Seun Kuti, the son of Afrobeat pioneer Fela Kuti, shows up for a guest spot on this Afro-funk track. O'Connor's producer, John Reynolds, also produced Seun's last album. She told Uncut magazine: "We were very lucky. John knew Seun, otherwise would be reduced to white people's horns, and they don't work."
  • Legendary producer and musician Brian Eno played the bass parts on this track. O'Connor told Uncut: "I think he was attracted to the character, who is a bit naughty."

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