Either way it touches, you get it. I'm so very excited by that record. In the lyrics, the narrator vows to move on from a failed relationship, but struggles to overcome constant thoughts of her lover. The song premiered on October 29, ,  and was released to the iTunes Store on November 17, It has spent twenty weeks on the chart, peaking at number The song also debuted at No. On January 31, the single entered the UK Singles Chart at number 71 based on downloads alone, but dropped out the following week.
Upon being confirmed as the third UK single,  the single re-entered the chart on April 26, at number On May 23, it climbed to a new peak of number Upon physical release, the single remained at its peak of number The success of the song propelled the album back in the top 10 of the UK Albums Chart , twenty-three weeks after its original release.
Following a performance on Britain's Got Talent on 1 June , the single climbed into the Top 10 on 6 June at number 7, marking the third consecutive Top 10 single from The Element of Freedom as well as Keys' ninth Top 10 single overall. On March 19, , the song was released as the album's second single in Germany and later peaked at number The song received widespread critical acclaim from music critics; many compared it to a Prince composition.
Entertainment Weekly called it "insidiously, almost obscenely hooky: a slithering riff on early-'80s Prince with a monster synth line. But then she extends the thought with the kicker word ". Is it merely the application of an emotional band-aid?
Or might she be asserting that the path to true independence always begins right here, right now? It's never entirely clear, and the ambiguity makes the song that much richer. Keys filmed the video on October 30 and October 31, , in Brooklyn. But powerless to use this blessing for love themselves". The beat of the music then starts, showing what appears to be a purple sea at first, however is then shown to be Keys' bed sheets. Keys is seen to be leaning on her bed, and then starts to sing.
On the bed, there is a photo frame, which is turned down. Keys is seen to have a coloured tattoo on her back, representing the theme of the album, "The Element of Freedom". The Element of Freedom Remixed As I Am Expanded Edition Top Videos See All. Underdog Show Me Love feat. Miguel [Visual Sonic Experience] Fallin' Girl On Fire Inferno Version If I Ain't Got You Time Machine Artist Playlists See All. Alicia Keys: Next Steps She's much more than a piano-playing, urban-soul torch singer.
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