Moments In Love

Album: Who's Afraid of the Art of Noise? (1983)
Charted: 51

Songfacts®:

  • Music journalist Paul Morley, who provided much of the band's art direction, has claimed credit for writing the lyrics which are made up of three simple words: "Moments in Love."
  • Madonna thought this to be such a beautiful record that she used this as her wedding song when walking down the aisle for her doomed first marriage to Sean Penn.
  • The video includes a tortoise to symbolize the lethargy of mainstream rock.
  • This was remixed and released as a single in 1985 after being first released in 1983 where it was a moderate hit on the US R&B Singles chart.
  • LL Cool J sampled this on his 1987 breakthrough hit "I Need Love."

Comments: 4

  • Ecalix from Florida I first herd this in a Spanish telenovela. I wish I could remember the name.
  • Toddwikk from Denver, CoA hip hop grouped used it in the opening to TOOTSIE ROLL. It was a moderate hit
  • Gary from Houston, TxI swear the beat for this song was originally a commerical gingle
    Tell if I am wrong
    I vaguely remember it was for a headache product
  • Alan from Singapore, Singaporethe group, JT and the Big Family, sampled this song, speeded it up and named in Moments in Soul
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