Javine Hylton was born on 27 December 1981 and as a yougster enjoyed listening to her mother’s collection of soul and reggae albums. At the age of 10, she was offered an arts scholarship. Modelling and appearances in pop videos followed before winning the coveted role of Nala in the West End production of Disney's The Lion King at the age of 19. The role was incidentally later played by the British 2009 entrant Jade Ewen.
At the final of the Contest, the song received 18 points and finished in 22nd place. The spokesperson who revealed the United Kingdom's votes for other countries was Cheryl Baker, part of Bucks Fizz which won the 1981 Contest for the United Kingdom.