Label: Columbia - PCT 34987 • Format: Cassette Album • Country: Canada • Genre: Rock, Pop • Style: Pop Rock, Classic Rock
It is a love song about a modern woman whom the singer has fallen totally in love with to the extent of falling for her endearing quirks as well as her flaws. The single peaked at 17 in the U. It re-entered the UK chart inreaching A Muzak version of the track  by Frank Chacksfield Orchestra is known Ku`u Pua I Paoakalani - The Rose Ensemble - Nā Mele Hawaii: A Rediscovery Of Hawaiian Vocal Music be one of the last songs played over the loudspeakers at the former World Trade Center complex before its collapse.
Musically, Joel has said that he was influenced by Gordon Lightfoot and his mellow acoustic guitar ballads. It is a love song that Joel Tohle Je Ráj - Argema - Tohle Je Ráj for his then wife, Elizabeth Weber.
Elizabeth had taken over management of Joel's career, and was able to put his financial affairs in order after Joel had signed some bad deals and contracts. She was a tough and savvy negotiator who could "wound with her eyes" or "steal like a thief", but would "never give in". Because of her tough-as-nails negotiating style, many business adversaries thought she was "unfeminine," but to Joel, she was always a woman.
Fyfe Dangerfieldlead singer of the band Guillemotsrecorded a version of this song in which was used in an advertisement for the British department store John Lewis. On May 1,a new version of the advert aired; which shows more of the song cover. The advert has been viewed on YouTube overtimes collectively from the top 3 results since it aired on TV.
On its second week in the chart, the single climbed 85 places to number 14, marking Dangerfield's most successful single to date. On May 16,the single climbed seven places to its peak of number seven before falling to number nine in its second week within the top Digital download .
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