Looking For A New Love

Album: Jody Watley (1987)
Charted: 13 2
  • You gave me love, you did me wrong
    Didn't know what to do
    But baby, I'm strong, gonna get over you
    A new boy I'm gonna choose, you'll see

    My love was true, still you threw it all away
    Now other guys will have me, they'll appreciate my love
    Tell me, how does it feel

    You know that I needed you
    You know that you meant the world to me
    You know I had to have you
    Now I'm gonna find somebody new

    I'm looking for a new love, baby
    A new love, yeah yeah yeah
    I'm looking for a new love, baby
    A new love, yeah yeah yeah

    Was she hot, did she turn you out?
    Curiosity rules my brain
    Was she worth my heart? It's torn all apart
    Are you going back again? Tell me

    My love was true, still you threw it all away
    But now you're like the rest, unworthy of my best
    Hasta la vista, baby

    You know that I needed you
    You know that you meant the world to me
    You know I had to have you
    Now I'm gonna find somebody new

    I'm looking for a new love, baby
    A new love, yeah yeah yeah
    I'm looking for a new love, baby
    A new love, yeah yeah yeah

    I'm looking for a new love, baby
    A new love, yeah yeah yeah
    I'm looking for a new love, baby
    A new love, yeah yeah yeah

    Other guys will have me, they'll appreciate my love
    Tell me, how does it feel
    Now you're like the rest, unworthy of my best
    Hasta la vista, baby

    I'm looking for a new love baby, a new love
    I'm looking for a new love baby, a new love
    I'm looking for a new love baby, a new love Writer/s: JODY V. WATLEY, ANDRE CYMONE
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 3

  • Barry from Sauquoit, NyOn this day in 1987 {April 26th} "Looking For A New Love" by Jody Watley peaked at #2 {for 4 weeks} on Billboard's Top 100* chart, for it's first two weeks at #2, the #1 record for both those weeks was "(I Just) Died In Your Arms" by the Cutting Crew, and for it's 3rd and 4th week at #2, "Without Or Without You" by U2 was in the top spot...
    "Looking For A New Love" peaked at #1 on both the Billboard's Hot R&B Singles chart and the Canadian RPM Singles chart...
    Between 1987 and 1998 the Chicago, Illinois native had fourteen records on the Top 100 chart, seven made the Top 10 with her two biggest hits both peaking at #2, the above "Looking For A New Love" and "Real Love" for two weeks in May of 1989...
    One of her fourteen charted was a duet with Eric B. and Rakim, "Friends", it peaked at #9 in 1989...
    Jody Vanessa Watley celebrated her 61st birthday three months ago on January 30th, 2020...
    * And from the 'For What It's Worth' department, the Billboard's Top 10 on April 26th, 1987:
    At #1. "(I Just) Died In Your Arms" by the Cutting Crew
    #2. the above "Looking For A New Love"
    #3. "Don't Dream It's Over" by Crowded House
    #4. "La Isla Bonita" by Madonna
    #5. "Sign 'O' The Times" by Prince
    #6. "With Or Without You" by U2
    #7. "I Knew You Were Waiting For Me" by Aretha Franklin & George Michael
    #8. "The Finer Things" by Steve Winwood
    #9. "Nothing's Gonna Stop Us Now" by Starship
    #10. "Stone Love" by Kool & The Gang
  • Barry from Sauquoit, NyOn October 3, 1987, Jody Watley was a guest on the American syndicated musical television program 'Solid Gold'...
    At the time Ms. Watley didn't have a record on Billboard's Top 100 chart, during the calendar year of 1987 she had three charted records, "Looking For A New Love" {#2*}, "Still A Thrill" {#56}, and "Don't You Want Me" {#6}...
    Jody Vanessa Watley will celebrate her 59th birthday this coming January 30th {2018}...
    * "Looking For A New Love" was #2 for four weeks; for it's first two weeks at #2, the #1 record was "(I Just) Died In Your Arms" by the Cutting Crew, and for weeks 3 and 4, "With Or Without You" by U2 was in the top spot.
  • John from Nashville, TnCo-writer Andre Cymone was the bass player for Prince from 1979 to 1981. He released three solo albums on Columbia (1981's LIVIN' IN THE NEW WAVE, 1983's SURVIVING IN THE 80s, and 1985's AC). The Prince written and produced track "The Dance Electric" was Cymone's biggest hit.
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