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About Fate

"Fate" is a song by Chaka Khan from her 1981 album What Cha' Gonna Do for Me. Despite not being released as a single, "Fate" is often included on disco, post-disco and other compilations such as The Very Best of 100 R&B Classics & 100 Hits Disco. It was also remixed on Chaka Khan's remix album Life Is a Dance: The Remix Project under the title "Fate (David Shaw & Winston Jones Remix)", this version of the song was 5:38, over 2 minutes longer than the original. The instrumental intro to "Fate" has been sampled in many different occasions, notably by Stardust in 1998 for their song "Music Sounds Better with You", which reached no. 2 on the UK and no. 1 on the US Billboard Hot Dance Club Play chart. This song was also sampled in 2015 by Statik Selektah for his song "Beautiful Life", featuring Action Bronson and Joey Bada$$. 


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When you walked into my lonely life tonight
I saw my destiny, I saw eternity tonight
And the moment I held you I knew it
What we do is decided before we do it

Fate, this could only be
Fate, I never thought I'd believe in
Fate, now I understand
It's part of the plan
I was meant to be your woman

Time stood still, and we lost on words to say
And though the people stared, they seemed a million miles away
Oh we knew it was love we were feeling
We were destined to give it a whole new meaning


In my heart I feel I've loved you all my life
I was in the dark, but now I think I've seen the light
I rang like a bell with your laughter
Something tells me I'll love you forever and ever

Fate (this could only be)
It was fate (this could only be)
It's part of the plan
I was meant to be your woman
(It's part of the plan)
I'll love you forever and ever

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Chaka Khan

Chaka Khan (born Yvette Marie Stevens; March 23, 1953), frequently known as the "Queen of Funk-Soul", is a 10-time Grammy Award winning American singer-songwriter who gained fame in the 1970s as the frontwoman and focal point of the funk band Rufus. more »

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