Slow Hand is a ballad written by John Bettis and Michael Clark and recorded by The Pointer Sisters. It was first released in the spring of 1981 as the advance single for Black & White.
Although its sultry style recalls the Pointer Sisters' first Top Ten hit: the 1978 #2 hit "Fire", "Slow Hand" was not written for the group; in fact John Bettis would state "the Pointer Sisters were the furthest from minds." Like "Fire"…
As the midnight moon, was driftin' through
The lazy sway of the trees
I saw the look in your eyes, lookin' into mine
Seein' what you wanted to see