What Is Love?

Album: Human's Lib (1983)
Charted: 2 33
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  • I love you whether or not you love me
    I love you even if you think that I don't
    Sometimes I find you doubt my love for you, but I don't mind
    Why should I mind, why should I mind

    What is Love anyway, does anybody love anybody anyway
    What is Love anyway, does anybody love anybody anyway

    Can anybody love anyone so much that they will never fear
    Never worry never be sad
    The answer is they cannot love this much nobody can
    This is why I don't mind you doubting

    And maybe love is letting people be just what they want to be
    The door always must be left unlocked
    To love when circumstance may lead someone away from you
    And not to spend the time just doubting Writer/s: HOWARD JONES, WILLIAM BRYANT
    Publisher: Downtown Music Publishing, Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 2

  • Barry from Sauquoit, NyOn this day in 1984 {July 7th} Howard Jones performed "What Is Love?" on the Dick Clark ABC-TV Saturday-afternoon program, 'American Bandstand'...
    One month earlier on June 3rd the song peaked at position #33 {for 3 weeks} on Billboard's Hot Top 100 Singles chart, it spent thirteen weeks on the Top 100...
    It reached #2 {for 1 week} on the United Kingdom's Singles chart, for the week it was at #2, the #1 record that week was "Pipes of Peace" by Paul McCartney...
    And on the same 'Bandstand' show he also performed "New Song", earlier in 1984 on March 25th it reached #27 {for 1 week} on the Hot Top 100 Singles chart...
    Between 1983 and 1992 the Southampton, Hampshire, England native had eleven records on the Hot Top 100 Singles chart, two made the Top 10, "Things Can Only Get Better" (#5 for 1 week in June of 1985} and "No One To Blame" {#4 for 1 week in June of 1986}...
    In his native U.K., he charted seventeen times on the Singles chart with five Top 10 records, the above "What Is Love" being his highest charting record...
    John Howard Jones celebrated his 64th birthday five months ago on February 23rd, 2019..
  • Randy from Rio De Janeiro, -Was put in a very neat early 80's era music video, wherein HoJo plays some sort of precognitive music spirit observing (and foretelling) the various activities of other people in the vicinity. The vignettes demonstrate the perplexing nature of various types of love. A personal favorite, for once I thought the video complimented the song
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