“John Hiatt’s written so many great songs, but this one really spoke to me. He doesn’t so much write songs as he paints pictures with words and melodies. I liked the lyrical content, the groove, and I thought that I could do a little English-style Cream thing with it.
“It was a challenge to sing, though, ‘cause it’s really high. Basically, I had to find a new place in my voice and feel comfortable with it. It worked out pretty well, so I guess my vocal lessons are paying off.
"That's right, I take vocal lessons - done it for years. There's nothing wrong with it. Hey, are you gonna tell a Major League baseball player he shouldn't have a pitching coach? Whatever gets your game on, you know?"