She eventually agreed, saying she needed the money and had no way of making a demo on her own. Clarke recorded the demo of "Only You" on a four-track tape recorder , and had already finished the backing track when Moyet arrived. That evening, publishing associates from Scandinavia heard the demo and liked it, which Clarke noted may have influenced Miller's opinion of the song. Moyet was surprised by the news, as neither she nor Clarke had intended to start a band together.
The two knew virtually nothing about each other besides musical abilities, and Moyet described the pairing as "almost like an arranged marriage".
Eric Radcliffe produced the song, along with Clarke and Miller. You don't need to be a great instrumentalist to play it. It's a universal, everyman song. He wrote that although "Only You" is a traditional synth-pop song, its softer and intimate sound is more reminiscent of Motown records, and ultimately described the song as "a warm and familiar extraterrestrial creature". Lyrically, "Only You" is a torch song about the resignation of a relationship.
It spent fourteen weeks on the chart, and last appeared on 11 July. An a cappella version by The Flying Pickets was even more successful than the original on the UK Singles Chart , being released towards the end of the following year and becoming the Christmas number one in It spent five weeks at the top.
It was released on overseas markets the following year. The Flying Pickets version went on to become a number one hit on the German Singles Chart in ,  and also charted in Canada,  though it did not chart in the United States. The song is also used at the end of Wong Kar-wai 's film Fallen Angels. The Flying Pickets version was reportedly one of Margaret Thatcher 's favourite songs, a fact that has been noted with irony, due to the band's socialist views.
Spanish singer-songwriter Enrique Iglesias recorded a Spanish version of the song, which was featured on his second studio album Vivir , released by Fonovisa on February 17, see in music.
The track was released as the second single from the album and debuted at number one on the U. Billboard Hot Latin Tracks chart on May 3, his second in a row, and the first artist to do so ,  and spent ten non-consecutive weeks at the top.
Minogue and James Corden who have been friends since reportedly saw the duet as a novelty inclusion for the album. However, it was elevated to single status. A cover version performed by Selena Gomez was included on the soundtrack for 13 Reasons Why , a series adaptation of the eponymous book.
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Introspection Late Night Partying. Rainy Day Relaxation Road Trip. Romantic Evening Sex All Themes. Features Interviews Lists. Streams Videos All Posts. Stream or buy on:. Track Listing. Ewan MacColl. Alison Moyet. Only You. Vince Clarke. Nobody's Diary. Introspection Late Night Partying. Rainy Day Relaxation Road Trip. Romantic Evening Sex All Themes. Features Interviews Lists. Streams Videos All Posts. Main Album Alf Release Date December 2, Release Info Studio Recording.
Track Listing - Disc 1. Love Resurrection. Alison Moyet.
The lead single " Love Resurrection " preceded the Album). Dutch Singles Chart . From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The Independent. Some of the other tracks would benefit from less-overbearing production, most notably the chilling "Where Hides Sleep," making Alf one of those albums that sounds better once the listener has mentally undressed the songs a bit. Namespaces Article Talk. Views Read Edit View history. The discography of Alison Moyetan English pop singer-songwriter, consists of nine studio albums, three compilation albums All Cried Out - Alison Moyet - Singles / Live (CD, two live releasesthirty singles and a number of appearances with other artists.
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