Is a 1979 single written, produced, and recorded by Smokey Robinson for Motown Records’ Tamla label.
Neo soul musician D’Angelo recorded a cover of the song for his 1995 album Brown Sugar.
The cover was released as the album’s second single on October 12, 1995 and was commercially successful charting within the top ten of the US R&B charts. The album reached sales of 500,000 copies in the United States by October 1995.
Michael Eugene Archer better known by his stage name D’Angelo was born February 11, 1974. D’Angelo is an American singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and record producer.
D’Angelo is associated with the neo soul movement, along with artists like Erykah Badu, Lauryn Hill, Maxwell, and collaborator Angie Stone.
D’Angelo was born in Richmond, Virginia, the son of a Pentecostal minister, D’Angelo taught himself piano as a child. At eighteen, he won the amateur talent competition at Harlem’s Apollo Theater three weeks in a row.