“Smooth Operator” has often been used in film and television to imply a romantic encounter but it’s lyrics actually tell of a con-man who breaks women’s hearts.
What other songs can you think of that have been misinterpreted or misused commercially from their original meaning? Let me know in the comments!
The song was released in 1984 off Sade’s debut album and became a breakout hit in America for the England-based band.
We hope you enjoy Tori’s take on this internationally successful tune. Let us know what you thought!
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