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Roxy Music

Love Is The Drug

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  • 1975
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“Love Is the Drug” is a 1975 single from Roxy Music (cover shown is from the 1996 4-track Rollo & Sister Bliss remix single). Taken from the album Siren it omits the gravel footstep sound effects at the start. A number two hit in the United Kingdom, it also gave the group its first substantial exposure in the United States, reaching number 30 in early 1976 on the US pop singles chart and doing even better on progressive rock radio. The song started as an Andy Mackay instrumental, but then gained lyrics from Bryan Ferry; Ferry said the song came to him while he was walking and kicking the leaves in Hyde Park. “Love Is the Drug” is one of The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame’s 500 Songs that Shaped Rock and Roll. It remains Roxy Music’s highest-charting single in the US, while in... Read on...

Song lines: ♪ Oh oh can't you see ... Love is the drug Im thinking of ... Oh oh catch that buzz

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