“Kiss from a Rose” was written in 1987, a number of years previous to the discharge of Seal’s eponymous debut album from 1991. After writing the music, Seal felt “embarrassed by it” and “threw the tape within the nook.” Seal didn’t current it to producer Trevor Horn till the recording classes for Seal II.
In 2015, Seal stated of the music: “To be sincere, I used to be by no means actually that happy with it, although I like what Trevor did with the recording. He turned that tape from my nook into one other 8 million report gross sales and my title grew to become a family title.”
“Kiss from a Rose” was the second single taken from the Batman Ceaselessly movie soundtrack, and topped the US Billboard Sizzling 100 for one week in August 1995. It additionally went to quantity 4 on the UK Singles Chart, the place it had initially reached quantity 20 in 1994. It additionally was nominated for the MTV Film Award for Finest Track from a Film within the 1996 version.