Hello

Album: Can't Slow Down (1983)
Charted: 1 1
  • I've been alone with you inside my mind
    And in my dreams I've kissed your lips a thousand times
    I sometimes see you pass outside my door
    Hello, is it me you're looking for?

    I can see it in your eyes
    I can see it in your smile
    You're all I've ever wanted, and my arms are open wide
    'Cause you know just what to say
    And you know just what to do
    And I want to tell you so much, I love you

    I long to see the sunlight in your hair
    And tell you time and time again how much I care
    Sometimes I feel my heart will overflow
    Hello, I've just got to let you know

    'Cause I wonder where you are
    And I wonder what you do
    Are you somewhere feeling lonely, or is someone loving you?
    Tell me how to win your heart
    For I haven't got a clue
    But let me start by saying, I love you

    Hello, is it me you're looking for?
    'Cause I wonder where you are
    And I wonder what you do
    Are you somewhere feeling lonely or is someone loving you?
    Tell me how to win your heart
    For I haven't got a clue
    But let me start by saying I love you

Comments: 25

  • Ron from AlabamaI don't know who the 8,000 people were who said this was the worst video ever. Perhaps they should be put in the looney bin. This is one of (if not the) greatest videos ever made. Every time I see it, I can't keep dry eyes. Lionel Richie is one of the best ever & I am grateful that he & his producer made this video to go with a truly great song.
  • Barry from Sauquoit, NyPer http://oldediscjockeysalmanac.blogspot.com/
    On August 15th 1877, Thomas Edison wrote to the president of the Telegraph Company in Pittsburgh suggesting that the word 'Hello' would be a more appropriate greeting than 'Ahoy' when answering the telephone.
  • Kimberly from Landing, Njthe song n the video r in contrast, for a reason. wonder who we are. stop n think
  • Kimberly from Landing, Njlove is the answer, as is love thy brother, amen. r vets love r country n die for us. lets all try to love them back.
    nothing really to do with the song, but 11-11-11. respect.
  • Kimberly from Landing, Njyes yes yes . the song is absolutely one of eyes of expression. , movement, knowledge. in its best form. where are souls where born . never forget our youth. as for that will tell the story of our lives over n over.
  • Jim from Morgantown, WvThe melody during the chorus of this always reminded me of the main guitar riff in the late Gary Moore's "Still Got The Blues".
  • Hetfield from Port Louis, MauritiusGreat song....Best of Lionel Richie....
  • Jessie Steele from Bartlett, Tnthis is creepily sweet video and the song rocks
  • Spadey from London, United KingdomThis song is so emotional, the man is a living legend. I think that a lot of men could learn from him.
    And the video...the way he calls her up and says nothing...so moving.

    It has inspired me to go to pottery classes.
  • Spadey from London, United KingdomThis song is so emotional, the man is a living legend. I think that a lot of men could learn from him.
    And the video...the way he calls her up and says nothing...so moving.

    It has inspired me to go to pottery classes.
  • Spadey from London, United KingdomThis song is so emotional, the man is a living legend. I think that a lot of men could learn from him.
    And the video...the way he calls her up and says nothing...so moving.

    It has inspired me to go to pottery classes.
  • Joe from Lockport, IlIncubus has done covers of this song live.
  • Aaron from Boston, MaThis song was in the tbs show family guy. Peter gave Lois this cd for mothers day then peter listened to it and said Lionel my friend you have been hurt.
  • Aaron from Boston, MaIn the music video for this song Mr.Richie is a school teacher that falls in love with a student.
  • Jeff from Austin, TxGod, is this song dramatic!! I've probably heard it (and sung it) over 1,000 times. The combo of the chord that's played and the lyric melody when he sings "I can see it in your eyes" always gives me goosebumps. Damn, Lionel could craft a song.
  • Joey from Nowhere Land, CaDavid Cook did a really good job covering this song on American Idol
    i love it!
  • Catherine from Glasgow, EnglandPeople who are blind can still have expression in their eyes, they just can't see from them.
  • Michael from Beijing, ChinaClassic! Really classic.
    I love both this song and the actress.
  • Roddy from Waterford, IrelandThe lady in the video was not blind, she is an actress
  • Bruce A Hughes from Cabot, DeWhile the woman the song was sung to was blind you can still see expression in the eyes.
  • Ann from Fairway, KsRemember VH-1's show "Pop-up Video"? This particular pop-up video was hysterical.
  • Sarah from Sunderland"Hello Is it me your looking for" Is a great answerphone message.
  • Adam from Manchester, EnglandI absolutely love this song because it is so emotional
  • Aj from Cleveland, GaI think the video is one of the greatest videos ever made in the history of music. This song is also on Lionel Richie: The Definitive Collection, which has a medley of his best songs.
  • Thorsten from Mannheim, GermanyAlthough he sings "is it me, your looking for" and "I can see it in your eyes", in the video the love interest of LR is clearly blind. Now I wonder if anyone thought about the lines when they wrote the storyboard. BTW, this fact was discovered in the german tv show "Soundtrack of your life" by the german actor Oliver Korittke.
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