Riff: Alicia Keys – “That’s When I Knew”

Nov 26, 2012

Its like my knees are all weak and the butterflies/They were dancing taking all of my air

from That's When I Knew lyrics by Alicia Keys

Perhaps explaining why former prolific hit-maker Babyface has been absent from the charts over the past few years, this perfunctory acoustic ballad is the album’s most obvious filler, whilst even Keys appears to be slightly unconvinced by its soppy depiction of love at first sight.

Riff by Jon O'Brien

Jon O'Brien is a UK-based staff writer for SONGLYRICS. He holds a journalism degree from the University of Central Lancashire and has written thousands of biographies and reviews for Allmusic.com, among several other pieces for established music publications.

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