What's Right Is Right

Album: The Distance (2009)
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Songfacts®:

  • This song about a couple standing by each other through rough times as well as the good times was penned by producer Simon Climie and Dennis Morgan. The duo previously wrote Aretha Franklin and George Michael's hit " I Knew You Were Waiting (For Me)."
  • Hicks commented to the Birmingham News: "Soul Song 101. The saxophone subtone in the solo is kind of like a little music lesson. You can really hear the instrument breathe."
  • The song's music video is set in winter-time Chicago. Hicks told Birmingham News: "I wanted to create that alone, James Dean feel, and get across my point of what true love is. There's a couple with something to overcome, an obstacle. But when you know it's real, what happens with one person happens with another. It also brings out the idea that there might be a little bit of longing for true love in me. I know true, real love is out there."

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