“Baby Jane” is a song written by British rock singer Rod Stewart and Jay Davis. It was released on May 27, 1983 with “Ready Now” on the B-side as the lead single from Stewart’s twelfth studio album “Body Wishes.” The song is characterized by its upbeat tempo, catchy melody, and Rod Stewart’s signature raspy vocals.
Lyrically, “Baby Jane” tells the story of a woman named Jane and her tumultuous relationship with someone who appears to have a superficial interest in her. The lyrics describe the protagonist’s mixed feelings about Jane and the complexities of their relationship.
“Baby Jane” was a commercial success, topping the singles charts in the UK, Germany, and South Africa. It showcased Stewart’s ability to deliver catchy rock-pop tunes and continued his success as a solo artist in the 1980s.
The song’s memorable chorus and infectious melody contributed to its popularity and made it a notable part of Rod Stewart’s discography from that period.