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Saturday, September 14, 2013

THROW BACK VIDEO: NO MORE I LOVE YOU'S BY ANNIE LENNOX



"No More I Love You's" (stylized as "No More "I Love You's"") is a song written by Joseph Hughes and David Freeman and was first released by their band, The Lover Speaks with keyboards by Barry Gilbert in 1986. The song was later covered by the Scottish singer Annie Lennox and became a hit for her in 1995.
"No More "I Love You's"" was the first single released by Annie Lennox from her second studio album Medusa. The song won her the Grammy Award for Best Female Pop Vocal Performance at the 38th Grammy Awards,[2] the first to be awarded to a British artist. The song features slightly altered lyrics from the original version and added background vocals that can be heard around the 2:50 mark of the song.
This single became the highest charting solo single for Lennox in the UK, entering the chart and peaking at #2 (spending 12 weeks on the charts and also became a Top 25 hit in USA, peaking at #23. With this, Lennox won the 1995 Grammy Award for Best Female Pop Vocal Performance, beating Mariah CareyVanessa L. WilliamsDionne Farris and Bonnie Raitt.
This version of the song has been sampled three times. It was first sampled for the Nicki Minaj song "Your Love" on her 2010 single. The song was originally recorded two years before but never intended to be put out for release until it was leaked in January 2010. After becoming a hit, it was slightly rewritten and re-recorded and this revised version was released in June 2010. Prior to the official release of Minaj's song, the cover was sampled in 2009 by Jason Derulo & Auburn in their song "How Did We". It was then sampled by J.R. Rotem for singer Razah's 2010 single called "I Remember", using the same instrumental beat used for "How Did We".

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