By 1983, Status Quo bassist Alan Lancaster thought singer Francis Rossi's new, softer material was destroying the group. Despite the fact that this ballad reached #3 on the UK singles chart, Lancaster hated it. "It was like hearing Mick Jagger singing Humpty Dumpty, the dyed-in-the-wool rocker told Q magazine April 2013.
Rossi added: "Alan said the song was 'unmanly'. He said he couldn't face his family after 'Marguerita Time.'"
Dexys Midnight Runners loved this song. They covered the song on the B-side of their 1985 single "This is What She's Like."
Alan Lancaster hated the song so much that he refused to appear on Top of the Pops when Status Quo performed it. Jim Lea of Slade filled in for him.
The video for Iggy Azalea's "Fancy" pays homage to the classic 1995 film Clueless with the rapper playing Cher and featured singer Charli XCX portraying Tai. It was filmed at some of the same locations used in the movie.
Movie director Michel Gondry played live drums on the Late Registration track, "Diamonds From Sierra Leone." The Eternal Sunshine of The Spotless Mind filmmaker happened to be in the studio on a day when producer Jon Brion was setting up a drum kit
The TV show Cheers was nearly canceled after its first season, but the theme song, "Where Everybody Knows Your Name," was very popular. To satisfy viewer demand, the theme was made into a full song and released as a single.