Valentine

Album: False Idols (2013)

Songfacts®:

  • This song features a sample of Rodgers & Hart's "My Funny Valentine," and was inspired by Icelandic singer-songwriter Björk, whom Tricky dated for a time during an intense and very public time for both of them. He told The Guardian: "Björk had a terrible relationship with me. I wasn't any good for her, but she used to play me Chet Baker's version of that song. So that's me trying to salvage something beautiful from a very bad relationship. Not her being bad, me. I couldn't see how good to me she was and how good for me she was. I wish I could say that to her now."

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