I Need a Man

Songfacts®:

  • In this song, Annie Lennox takes the voice of a lady who has no interest in a man's sensitive side - she needs a rough, macho type to light her fire.

    "'I Need A Man' was completely ironic," she explained in Q magazine. "There was a feminist saying you could read in women's toilets - 'A woman needs a man like a fish needs a bicycle.' It was that kind of statement."

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