Alison Moyet ‎– Weak In The Presence Of Beauty (1987)

Geneviève Alison Jane Moyet (born 18 June 1961, Billericay, Essex) is an English singer, songwriter and performer noted for her bluesy contralto voice.

Her UK album sales have reached a certified 2.3 million, with over a million singles sold. All seven of her studio albums and three compilation albums have charted in the Top 30 UK Album Chart, with two of the albums reaching number one. She has also achieved nine Top 30 singles and five Top 10 hits in the UK Singles Chart.

“Weak in the Presence of Beauty” is a song written by Michael Ward and Rob Clarke which was first released by their band, the British soul and jazz-influenced pop group Floy Joy, in 1986. In 1987 Alison Moyet released her cover of the track as the first single from her second studio album Raindancing. Unlike the original version, this cover became a hit throughout Europe.

Produced by Jimmy Iovine and Mixed by Scott Litt.

Weak In The Presence Of Beauty (Extended Remix)              6:04

Weak In The Presence Of Beauty (Single Version)                 3:37

To Work On You                                                                  4:13


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