My Last Chance

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This article is about the Marvin Gaye song. For Scrubs episode, see My Last Chance (Scrubs).
"My Last Chance"
Single by Marvin Gaye
from the album 20th Century Masters - The Millennium Collection: The Very Best of Marvin Gaye, Vol. 2: The 1970s
Released 1990
Recorded 1970-1972 (original undubbed version)
1990 (overdubbed "remixed" version)
Genre Soul, quiet storm
Length 4:05
Label Tamla
Writer(s) Marvin Gaye
Producer(s) Marvin Gaye
Marvin Gaye singles chronology
"The World Is Rated X"
(1986)
"My Last Chance"
(1991)
"Lucky, Lucky Me"
(1994)

"My Last Chance" is a song by American recording artist Marvin Gaye. Gaye originally recorded this song as a demo during the making of the What's Going On period, initially as an instrumental. Two years later, he added vocals. Eventually he revised the song, along with Anna Gordy Gaye, his wife, and collaborator Elgie Stover as "I Love You Secretly" for The Miracles on their 1973 album, Renaissance.

In 1990, following the release of the Motown box set, The Marvin Gaye Collection, Motown remixed the track in a modern R&B styled quiet storm production and issued it on R&B radio stations that year. The song gave Gaye his first charted Billboard single as a posthumous artist in five years, eventually peaking at number 16 on the Hot R&B Singles & Tracks chart.

In 2001, the 1972 version was finally released on the compilation, 20th Century Masters - The Millennium Collection: The Very Best of Marvin Gaye, Vol. 2: The 1970s as the next-to-last track before "Got to Give It Up (Pt. 1)".

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