Bad Love

Album: Journeyman (1989)
Charted: 25 88
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  • Oh what a feeling I get when I'm with you
    You take my heart into everything you do
    And it makes me sad for the lonely people
    I walked that road for so long
    Now I know that I'm one of the lucky people
    Your love is making me strong

    [Chorus:]
    I've had enough bad love
    I need something I can be proud of
    I've had enough bad love
    No more bad love

    And now I see that my life has been so blue
    With all the heartaches I had till I met you
    But I'm glad to say now that's all behind me
    With you here by my side
    And there's no more memories to remind me
    Your love will keep me alive

    [Chorus: x3] Writer/s: DONNA ALLEN, EMERIDGE JONES, GARY KING, LARRY KING, LOU PACE, REGGIE WHITE
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Universal Music Publishing Group, Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
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Comments: 9

  • Flip Phillips from Homewood, Al50’s 60’s, 70’s& 80’s had good Some ress as my good music played by real artist w hi o we’re totally dedicated to their craft. Great Era
  • Deethewriter from Saint Petersburg, Russia FederationEric The God: “Warner Brothers wanted another ‘Layla’. I thought, 'well, if you sit down and write a song in a formatted way, it's not so hard.' You think ‘What was “Layla” comprised of? A fiery intro modulated into the first verse and chorus with a riff around it. I had this stuff in my head, so I just juggled it around, and Mick Jones (of the group Foreigner) came in to help tidy up. He was the one who said ‘You should put a "Badge" middle in there'. So, we did that. Although it sounds like a cold way of doing it, it actually took on it's own life."
  • Ric from Mcdonough, GaSame perfection as Pretending and Blues in "A", I always look for the emotion in it, as a player myself, I think it's in a class all to itself. Ric, McDonough, Ga
  • Steven from West Carrollton, OhI think Clapton wrote this when he and George Harrison's wife, Patti Boyd, got a divorce.
  • Dan from Lee, NhThe unplugged version has the craziest piano I've ever heard.
  • Jenny Ford from Auston, TxEric clapton thought his grandparents were his real parents until he was nine.
  • Schmitty from Vienna, VaThe one that is similar to Layla is "Old Love"
    if you slow down the first Layla guitar riff and put on the 5th and 6th strings it is the exact same as Old Love's riff...it is also in the same key
  • Deana from Indianapolis, InI disagree. Old Love is slower and more bluesy. Bad Love is a completely different song.
  • Brad from Manteca, Caim not competley sure if clapton wrote two songs called "bad love" and "old love", but he did write "old love" and it is similar to layla, at least the guitar is. I believe that is what you guys may have meant with this song is "old love"
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