Single by Daryl Braithwaite from the album Rise
Released March 3, 1991
Writer(s) Rickie Lee Jones, Walter Becker
"The Horses" is a song written by Rickie Lee Jones and Walter Becker. It originally appeared on Jones' 1989 album Flying Cowboys. Whilst not released as a single, the original Rickie Lee Jones version did appear in the 1996 film Jerry Maguire, and was also included on the film's soundtrack.
The song was covered by Daryl Braithwaite on his 1990 album Rise. It was released as a single on March 3, 1991 and reached No. 1 on the Australian charts. Margaret Urlich provided the female vocals in the song however she chose not to appear in the music video due to other work commitments. Model Gillian Mather lip synced Urlich's voice for the video.