On this song, Schmit croons sweet nothings to his wife of 25 years. He told Reuters she is unmoved by his standing in the music industry. Said Schmit: "She's not particularly impressed, in general. The first night I met her, I asked her if she wanted to hear some music. She said, 'Sure.' She thought I was going to play her some tapes or something. Well, I picked up the guitar and started singing. She was so unimpressed, which completely attracted me."
Two tears roll down Sinead O'Connor's face. toward the end of the video for "Nothing Compares 2 U." They were shed because she associated the song's lyrics of love and loss with her mother, who was killed in a car accident in 1985.