That Was Yesterday

Album: Agent Provocateur (1984)
Charted: 28 12

Songfacts®:

  • According to their guitarist Mick Jones, Foreigner's songs deal with relationships and emotional issues - they don't write "message songs." He told us: "There was a song on the Agent Provocateur album called 'That Was Yesterday,' which is a song about a relationship that failed, which you're still clinging onto. You still feel that there's a chance to resurrect it. Some of these songs require really digging down deep, and sometimes they bring out very painful moments that you've had. A lot of the songs that I've written of that kind of emotion, they bring me to tears. They're painful to recall." (Check out our interview with Mick Jones.)

Comments: 2

  • Seventhmist from 7th HeavenGreat song, but overshadowed by "I Want to Know What Love Is" when it came out. Glad both are on my compilation CD.
  • Jorge from Bronx, NyAgent Provocateur,is by far their best work,About 6 songs in the album had the chance to become hits,great work and awesome vocal Lou Gramm,,I will always be a Foreigner,,Fan,lol
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