It was released in the Spring /Summer of 1984 around the time that John’s Watford Football Club were contesting the FA Cup Final against Everton. I guess that the sentiment summed up what he must have felt at the result! Ho ho – sorry, that was an easy dig.
He was a prolific, some might say serial, releaser of singles in the 80s was our Elt. I make it that there were 26 UK chart singles bearing his name throughout the decade. This one was one of the more successful, peaking at number 7 and enjoying a good 12 week run on the chart. Other singles weren’t so successful, for example, collaborations with Cliff Richard, Aretha Franklin and Jennifer Rush failed to trouble the Top 40.