From the Album
• Fred Ball and J. Angel originally wrote the song in early 2014.
Fred Ball recalled:
"J Angel and I made it in one day at Westlake studios in L.A. I had never worked with him before,
and we just clicked immediately.
We wanted the song to be old school - a mix between
The time signature is 6/8ths - it has a timeless and soulful feel to it.
We wanted it to have that juxtaposition of an old school soul feel with modern lyrics.
was never pastiche or retro even though her music has an old soul sound.
We didn't write the song with Rihanna in mind, but Jay Brown, my manager at Roc Nation,
heard it and absolutely loved it. He sent it to Rihanna and she reacted similarly.
That was nearly two years ago. It was the first song that was commissioned for
September 27, 2016
Westlake Studios, Fred's Shed (Santa Monica, California)
Fred Ball, Joseph Angel, Robyn Fenty
Fred Ball, Kuk Harrell (vocal)
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