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I Want To Know What Love Is

Power Ballad
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  • Space
  • Ballad
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  • 1985
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  • 1984
  • 2011
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“I Want to Know What Love Is” is a 1984 power ballad recorded by the British-American rock band Foreigner. The song hit #1 in both the UK and the U.S. and is the band’s biggest hit. It remains one of the band’s best known songs and most enduring radio hits, charting in the top 25 in 2000, 2001 and 2002 on the Billboard Hot Adult Contemporary Recurrents chart. Read on...

Song lines: ♪ I want you to show me ... I wanna know what love is ... I wanna feel what love is

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This song is listed #476 on Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time.

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Most votes come from United States, Greece, Germany, Bosnia and Herzegowina, Portugal, Norway, El Salvador, Czech Republic, Romania, and Switzerland.


More songs by Foreigner (See Charts): Reaction To Action, Night Life, The Damage Is Done, Dirty White Boy, Blue Morning, Blue Day, Break It Up, I Don'T Want To Live Without You, The Modern Day, Waiting For A Girl Like You, and Women.

Popular in Power Ballad (See Charts): Total Eclipse Of The Heart, Always, It'S All Coming Back To Me Now, and Far Away.


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