This song features descriptive, shocking lyrics about dead bodies in First World War trenches. Harvey told NME: "There are many collections of letters and writings and interviews with First World War survivors. That story built out of reading many different accounts and trying to put myself in the position of being a voyeur to that actually happening, and how would I relate that in song."
"Whole Lotta Love" was Led Zeppelin's only US Top 10 hit, charting at #4. Many of their songs, including "Stairway To Heaven," were not released as singles, as it was considered bad form in England to make people pay for singles that were on albums.