This song about a former lover is from Sex & Cigarettes
, Toni Braxton's first album with Def Jam. "You know I'm stuck on love," she told Billboard
. "'Long As I Live' talks about never getting over someone getting over you. After I wrote this song, I heard Adele's 'Hello
' When you think about love and that person is over you, it's like you're breaking up all over again."