Chic - Soup For One / Why
by Carly Simon
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Soup For One / Why is a studio A/B side single by American disco band Chic, released in 1982. The release includes an extended version of "Soup for One" and an instrumental version of "Why," their reggae-tinged synth pop collaboration with American singer-songwriter Carly Simon. The songs were recorded for the soundtrack of the 1982 film Soup For One. While the film was unsuccessful, "Why" peaked at #74 and "Soup for One" peaked at #80 on the Billboard Hot 100. "Soup For One" was famously sampled by French house duo Modjo for their single "Lady (Hear Me Tonight)," which has since been reinterpreted on records by Kaytranada, Coolio, Orelsan, Austin Mahone, and more. The extended version of "Why" was heavily sampled by A Tribe Called Quest for their remix of their own "Bonita Applebum" (1990).