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Music journalist Paul Morley, who provided much of the band's art direction, has claimed credit for writing the lyrics which are made up of three simple words: "Moments in Love."
Madonna thought this to be such a beautiful record that she used this as her wedding song when walking down the aisle for her doomed first marriage to Sean Penn.
The Video included a tortoise to symbolize the lethargy of mainstream Rock.
This was remixed and released as a single in 1985 after being first released in 1983 where it was a moderate hit on the US R&B Singles chart.
LL Cool J sampled this on his 1987 breakthrough hit "I Need Love." (thanks, Edward Pearce - Ashford, Kent, England, for all above)
This Kentucky singer/songwriter's hits include "She Couldn't Change Me" (recorded by Montgomery Gentry) and "It Ain't Easy Being Me."
JJ Burnel of The Stranglers
JJ talks about The Stranglers' signature sound - keyboard and bass - which isn't your typical strain of punk rock.
Newman makes it look easy these days, but in this 1974 interview, he reveals the paranoia and pressures that made him yearn for his old 9-5 job.