Morning music: “I Feel for You”


Anyone know who wrote this song? No cheating! Listen and you can hear the way his other songs sound…

"I Feel for You" is a song written by Prince that originally appeared on his 1979 self-titled album. The most successful and best-known version was recorded by R&B singer Chaka Khan, appearing on her 1984 album, "I Feel for You." Prince, as songwriter, won the 1985 Grammy Award for Best Rhythm and Blues Song.This version of the song became a million-selling smash in the U.S. and U.K., and it helped to relaunch Khan's career. The song hit no. 1 on the Cash Box singles chart and peaked at no. 3 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in November–December 1984. The song remained on the Billboard Hot 100 for 26 weeks and became one of Billboard's five biggest pop songs of the year for 1985. The single reached no. 1 on both the U.S. dance and R&B charts in late 1984, remaining atop both for three weeks each. In addition, the song also reached no. 1 on the U.K. Singles Chart. While touring with Prince in 1998 in support of her collaborative album, "Come 2 My House," Khan and Prince performed "I Feel for You" as a duet.


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