In a Broken Dream
|"In a Broken Dream"|
|Single by Python Lee Jackson|
|from the album In a Broken Dream|
|Label||Young Blood International|
|Songwriter(s)||David Keith Bentley|
Released in 1972 it entered the UK chart in September, reaching number 3 in October. Stewart's vocals are not credited on the record label, although the popularity of the song can be attributed to his vocals and star profile.
The song was written in the 1960s by the group's keyboard player and singer, Dave Bentley. Believing his vocals were not correct for the song, Bentley brought in Rod Stewart. Before being successful with Faces or in his solo career, Stewart was recruited as a session musician for the song and paid by being bought a new set of seat covers for his car. Issued in October 1970, it did not make the charts. Re-released in 1972 following the rise to stardom by Stewart, the song reached number 56 in the US charts before greater success in the UK later that year.
Stewart re-recorded the song in 1992 with David Gilmour and John Paul Jones but did not release it. The recording was eventually released in 2009 as part of the The Rod Stewart Sessions 1971-1998 box set. 
The Python Lee Jackson version was later sampled in A$AP Rocky's 2015 single "Everyday", which also guest starred Miguel and Mark Ronson. This original version was also included on Stewart's 2015 studio album Another Country.
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