When Madonna recorded this song for the soundtrack of the 1985 movie Vision Quest, her record company did not want it released as a single. The believed it was too much a departure from her up beat dance floor hits that she had consistently topped charts with.
In the end, Warner officials agreed to release the mid tempo ballad which featured snare drums, harp, bass synthesizer and electric guitar. It was Madonna’s second #1 single, her first Grammy nomination and a new musical direction.
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