Didn’t You Know by Patrice Rushen

“Didn’t You Know” is a smooth jazz and R&B song by Patrice Rushen, a renowned American jazz pianist, singer, and composer. The song was released in 1982 as part of her album “Straight From The Heart.”

The track features Rushen’s smooth and soulful vocals, layered over a funky and groovy rhythm section. The lyrics of the song speak to the idea of love and how it can take you by surprise. Rushen sings about being caught off guard by love and wondering if her partner feels the same way.

The song’s instrumentation is built around a catchy bassline, driving drums, and soaring saxophone solos. The use of synths and electric pianos adds a touch of modernity to the track, making it sound both contemporary and timeless.

“Didn’t You Know” was a commercial success, reaching the top 30 of the R&B charts and becoming a fan favorite. The song is widely regarded as one of Rushen’s most iconic tracks and helped cement her status as a leading figure in the world of jazz and R&B.