The Way I Want To Touch You

Album: Love Will Keep Us Together (1974)
Charted: 28 4
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  • I never wanted
    I never wanted to touch a man
    The way that I want to touch you
    I never wanted
    I never wanted to love a man
    The way that I want to love you
    You are sunshine
    You are shadows
    You are morning
    You are night
    You are hard times
    You are good times
    You are darkness
    You are light
    I never wanted
    I never wanted to give a man
    The things that I want to give you
    I never wanted
    I never wanted to live with a man
    The way that I want to live with you
    You are sunshine
    You are shadows
    You are morning
    You are night
    You are hard times
    You are good times
    You are darkness
    You are light
    I never wanted
    I never wanted to touch a man
    The way that I want to touch you
    The way that I want to touch you now
    The way that I want to touch you Writer/s: TONI TENNILLE
    Publisher: BMG RIGHTS MANAGEMENT US, LLC
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Comments: 6

  • Brad from Brentwood, TnFav C&T tune. Toni also helps with bgv’s on Elton’s “Don’t Let The Sun Go Down On Me”, along with a couple of The Beach Boys.
  • Brian from Nictaux, NsThe Spanish version of this song is called "Como Yo Quiero Sentirte" which means "As I Touch"
  • Barry from Sauquoit, NyThis song started a string of four consecutive top four songs for them; this song peaked at #4, then "Lonely Night {Angel Face}" reached #3, "Shop Around" hit #4, and finally "Muskrat Love" topped out at #4!!!
  • Jesse from Madison, WiLots of interesting facts about this song... My favorite is The Captain's distinctive use of the synthesizer. It appears at every juncture of the song doing everything from basslines (listen closely during the choruses) to the lead line at the close of the song, and also providing some tone color to the whole work. Could Toni Tennille sing? Darn straight she could, her vocals in this song are fantastic! The critical press NEVER hypes the stuff that doesn't need it to sell some additional copies - this song sold itself. Synthesizer afficianados should really dig into the Captain's musical dialogue, his use of the E-mu modular synthesizer turns up in lots of their stuff, and always sounds great. It made the Muskrat Porn segment of that song what it was.
  • Musicmama from New York, NyGuy: You're right. This song is sexy. And I think Toni Tenille's voice wasn't respected enough. I think critics dismissed her because she and the captain did a lot of sentimental love songs (or rodent porn, i.e,, Muskrat Love). And, a lot of people don't realize she did some background vocals for Pink Floyd on their "The Wall" album.
  • Guy from Woodinville, WaA very sexy song. That Toni could really do sexy!
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