The song appears on Rushen's seventh album Straight from the Heart Making a radical shift in her music, Rushen would continue to harness the particular style of this record all through to her next album Now The bassline is particularly recognizable, and was performed on the record by session bass player Freddie Washington.
The classic tenor saxophone solo was played by Los Angeles session player and recording artist, Gerald Albright. Albright also appears in the music video of the song. The lyrics are from the point of view of one professing her longing for a rekindling with an ex-lover.
She ruminates on Patrice Rushen - Forget Me Nots romance's end, and sends the lover forget-me-notsa flower that since medieval times has been given and worn to symbolize enduring love despite Dear Friends - Queen - Sheer Heart Attack or separation.
Along with being prominently featured in the Tom Hanks hit film, Bigthe song has been frequently sampled. In addition, Australian satirist Pauline Pantsdown sampled Concerto For Flute And Harp With Orchestra, In C Major, K.299 - Mozart*, Jean Patéro*, Helga Storck, heavily in the song "Backdoor Man" in The song has also been covered directly by several artists.
It was also included on their remix album, All Mixed Up. Zamajobe sang the lead vocal, with Rushen on background vocals, Rhodes piano and on an organ solo.
The version featured a brief African rhythm interlude. The single had a respectable chart performance in the United States and in some countries around the world.
It peaked at No. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. This article is about the Patrice Rushen song. For other uses, see Forget me not disambiguation. The Guardian. Retrieved January 29, Retrieved Archived from the original on The Official Charts Company. Retrieved 8 October Hidden categories: Articles with hAudio microformats.