Love Is A Battlefield

Album: Live from Earth (1983)
Charted: 17 5
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  • (We are young)
    (We are young)
    We are young
    (Heartache to heartache)
    Heartache to heartache
    (We stand)
    We stand

    (No promises)
    No promises
    (No demands)
    No demands
    (Love is a battlefield)
    Love is a battlefield
    Whoa

    We are strong
    No one can tell us we're wrong
    Searching our hearts for so long
    Both of us knowing
    Love is a battlefield

    You're making me go
    Then making me stay
    Why do you hurt me so bad?
    It would help me to know
    Do I stand in your way
    Or am I the best thing you've had?
    Believe me, believe me
    I can't tell you why
    But I'm trapped by your love
    And I'm chained to your side

    We are young
    Heartache to heartache
    We stand
    No promises
    No demands
    Love is a battlefield

    We are strong
    No one can tell us we're wrong
    Searching our hearts for so long
    Both of us knowing
    Love is a battlefield

    When I'm losing control
    Will you turn me away
    Or touch me deep inside?
    And when all this gets old
    Will it still feel the same
    There's no way this will die
    But if we get much closer
    I could lose control
    And if your heart surrenders
    You'll need me to hold

    We are young
    Heartache to heartache
    We stand
    No promises
    No demands
    Love is a battlefield

    We are strong
    No one can tell us we're wrong
    Searching our hearts for so long
    Both of us knowing
    Love is a battlefield Writer/s: Holly Knight, Mike Chapman
    Publisher: BMG Rights Management, Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd., O/B/O CAPASSO, RESERVOIR MEDIA MANAGEMENT INC, Universal Music Publishing Group
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 6

  • Steve In Ut from UtahWhen Pat was recording this song, Don Henley stopped by the studio. He loved the backseat used. He asked Giraldo if he minded if he borrowed the beat. Neil said no. Don used a near identical rythym in his song "Boys of Summer" which would also peak at #5 a year later.
  • Travler from West-by-godI handed Pat a Black Rose on stage while she was doing a show at the MGM Grand in Atlantic City !
  • Barry from Sauquoit, NyOn December 4th, 1983 "Love Is A Battlefield" by Pat Benatar peaked at #5 (for 1 week) on Billboard's Hot Top 100 chart; it had entered the chart on September 24th at position #78 and stayed on the Top 100 for 18 weeks...
    On October 16th, 1983 it reached #1 (for 1 week) on Billboard's Mainstream Rock Tracks chart...
    And on February 13th, 1984 it also reached #1 (for 5 weeks) on the Australian Kent Music Report chart...
    Ms. Benatar, born Patricia Mae Andrzejewski, will celebrate her 61st birthday next month on January 10th, 2014.
  • Jeff from Austin, TxThat pimp in the video played a huge role in my childhood. My dad wasn't around much, and that pimp played a major "father" role in my life. I wouldn't be here today if it weren't for that pimp.
  • Bunhyung from Poland, Me"The music video got a great deal of airplay on MTV at a time when all they did was show videos."

    Yeah, it was Music TV, now its just crap
  • Tom from Dozier, Al I liked what she did with song lyrics: she pushed them to the max, wringing everything she could out of a song. When I think about 80's hits, Pat Benatar always comes to mind.
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