Matthew Wilder was born Matthew Weiner in New York, USA, in 1953. He is a musician, composer and record producer. In 1978 he moved to Los Angeles, California, and sang for television commercials, and as a backing vocalist for Rickie Lee Jones and Bette Midler.
Written by Greg Prestopino and Matthew Wilder. Produced by Peter Bunetta, Rick Chudacoff, Bill Elliot. It was awarded a silver disc for sales of over 200,000 in the UK. This was an international hit reaching #4 in UK with 12 weeks on the chart. It reached #5 in US, #7 Germany, #8 Austria, #5 The Netherlands, #3 Belgium and New Zealand and topped the Norwegian chart.
The song has been described as Reggae New Wave, however I would class it more of a pop song rather than traditional reggae. In 2014 this track became part of a television advertising campaign in the UK for a coffee maker.