Love and Be Loved

Album: Another Country (2015)

Songfacts®:

  • Rod Stewart got the title for this reggae song from Oscar Pistorius. He explained to The Sun: "His girlfriend gave an interview just before she was killed. They were having trouble and she said, 'All I want to do is love and be loved.' I write things like that down in a book and the song is born."

    On February 14, 2013 South African Paralympic athlete Oscar Pistorius shot his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp dead. He was found not guilty of murder but was convicted of culpable homicide.

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