The song was used in the Jon Cryer film Hiding Out released in 1987.
Due to the success of the song, Lang received the Entertainer of the Year award from the Canadian Country Music Association.
Lang won the Grammy Award for Best Female Country Vocal Performance for her 1989 album Absolute Torch and Twang.
The single "Full Moon Full of Love" that stemmed from that album became a modest hit in the United States in the middle of 1989 and a Number 1 hit on the RPM Country chart in Canada.
Another top ten single from the record was "Miss Chatelaine".
I loved playing with the clothes as much as the music." Lang made several recordings that received very positive reviews and earned a 1985 Juno Award for Most Promising Female Vocalist.
She performed Leonard Cohen's "Hallelujah" live at the opening ceremony of the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver, British Columbia.
Previously, she had performed at the closing ceremony of the 1988 Winter Olympics in Calgary, Alberta. and formed a Patsy Cline tribute band called the Reclines in 1983.
The first band featured Stu Macdougal on keys, Dave Bjarnson on drums, Gary Koligar on guitar and bassist Farley Scott.
The Reclines regularly played Edmonton's popular Sidetrack Cafe, a local venue that featured live bands six nights a week.