“I’m sorry, man. I must have confused you with my favourite R&B singer.” Obama told Osborne following the incident, according to the Financial Times.

Singer Jeffrey Osborne told Sky News he was ‘delighted’ that the president was a big fan of his music “I was really delighted, actually. I was really not aware that he was that much of a fan that he would call the Chancellor Jeffrey Osborne.” the star told Sky News.

The chancellor was almost certainly not feeling On the Wings of Love.