This was the third single from the highly popular Seeds of Love album. The song is mainly about newlyweds, along with their hopes, fears, and uncertainties about the future.
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This is the only song from the album with lead vocals from Tears for Fears co-lead vocalist Curt Smith.
Roland Orzabal, the other half of the duo, wrote this with Nicky Holland, who provided backing vocals and keyboards for the track. Orzabal said of the tune: "The song expresses a desire to grow up and get things together - to let go of the past. I think it's just an awareness of getting older, that's what it stems from. And also an awareness that certain aspects of you aren't getting older."
Michael Jackson's "Liberian Girl" opens with the South African female singer Letta Mbulu saying the Swahili phrase "Naku penda piya-naku taka piya-mpenziwe." There was some geographic liberty here, as Swahili is not spoken in the West African nation of Liberia.
Pete Townshend never had a #1 UK hit with The Who or as a solo artist, but he did produce and play on a song that hit the top spot there: "Something In The Air" by Thunderclap Newman, a group he assembled.
It has long been speculated that the Soundgarden song "Black Hole Sun" came from the name of a sculpture in Seattle, but according to their frontman Chris Cornell the title came from a phrase he misheard on the news. The band's name did come from a sculpture.