Hungry

Album: Stiletto (1990)
Charted: 98
  • If there was a female version of Spinal Tap, they would probably have a song like this. Check out these lyrics:

    I'm so hungry for your sex
    I got an appetite for love tonight
    I wanna taste your sweet thing
    I wanna feel the sting of your sex


    Lita Ford had established her Rock credibility as a teenaged member of The Runaways, but she wasn't afraid to camp it up from time to time and exploit her Metal Goddess/Sex Kitten image. In our 2013 interview with Lita, she recalled the song fondly. When we asked if it was about someone specific, she replied, "Unfortunately, no. Probably many hot guys."
  • Lita wrote this song with her frequent collaborator Michael Dan Ehmig, who has also written for Meat Loaf.
  • The music video was directed by Jesse Dylan, who also directed the clips for "Mama Said" by Lenny Kravitz and "Pop Goes the Weasel" by 3rd Bass. It used an Alice In Wonderland theme, inexplicably intercutting between surreal shots of the young Alice and Lita writhing in shallow waters. History has revealed this period as one filled with indulgent music videos that often made no sense, as budgets were long but ideas were short. The Alice theme was done with some purpose in the 1985 Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers video for "Don't Come Around Here No More."
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