Let My Love Open The Door

Album: Empty Glass (1980)
Charted: 46 9
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  • When people keep repeating
    That you'll never fall in love
    When everybody keeps retreating
    But you can't seem to get enough

    Let my love open the door
    Let my love open the door
    Let my love open the door
    To your heart

    When everything feels all over
    Everybody seems unkind
    I'll give you a four-leaf clover
    Take all worry out of your mind

    Let my love open the door
    Let my love open the door
    Let my love open the door
    To your heart, to your heart

    I have the only key to your heart
    I can stop you falling apart
    Try today you'll find this way
    Come on and give me a chance to say

    Let my love open the door
    It's all I'm living for
    Release yourself from misery
    There's only one thing gonna set you free
    That's my love
    That's my love

    Let my love open the door
    Let my love open the door
    Let my love open the door
    Let my love open the door

    When tragedy befalls you
    Don't let it drag you down
    Love can cure your problems
    You're so luck I'm around

    Let my love open the door
    Let my love open the door
    Let my love open the door
    To your heart Writer/s: PETER DENNIS BLANDFOR TOWNSHEND
    Publisher: Spirit Music Group
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 11

  • Jay from ChedhireWas Pete's Meher Baba homage after his addictions. Empty Glass a great album. He was accused of keeping better material back from Face Dances. True I think
  • Leeanna from CaliforniaI always loved this song. Great message, great beat. Good words too
    Sticks in your head
  • Barry from Sauquoit, NyOn August 23rd 1980, a video tape of Pete Townshend performing "Let My Love Open the Door" was aired on the ABC-TV program 'American Bandstand'...
    At the time the song was in its 2nd of three weeks at #9 on Billboard's Hot Top 100 chart...
    {See next post below}.
  • Barry from Sauquoit, NyOn June 27th 1980, a video of "Let My Love Open the Door" by Pete Townshend was aired on NBC-TV program 'The Midnight Special'...
    Nineteen days earlier on June 8th, 1980 it entered Billboard's Hot Top 100 chart at position #69; and on August 10th, 1980 it peaked at #9 (for 3 weeks) and spent 19 weeks on the Top 100...
    Was track four on his debut solo album, 'Empty Glass', and the album reached #5 on Billboard's Pop Albums chart...
    Two other tracks from the album also made the Top 100; "A Little Is Enough" (#72) and "Rough Boys" (#89)...
    And on the same show a video of "Rough Boys" was also aired...
    Mr. Townshend celebrated his 69th birthday last month on May 19th, 2014.
  • Jef from Passaic, NjI heard it was about gay sex.
  • John from Honolulu, Hii saw an interview with Townshend and he said he was thinking about Jesus, when he wrote the song.
  • Gregg from East Rockaway, NyOne thing to note about Pete - he constantly contradicts himself from one interview to another, making the truth difficult to ascertain. Based on the lyrics, I'd guess "just a ditty" is the most likely answer, and he probably came up with "Jesus Sings" after someone pointed out to him how it could be interpreted that way.
  • Robin from Edmonton, CanadaOn his greatest hits, I he gives a detailed explanation of what this song is about. I don't have that CD with me, unfortunately. However, on wikipedia, it says that the song is not a message from a lover, but a message from God. Yes, as written above, Townshend is a follower of the Indian spiritual teacher Meher Baba. Cheers. Great song!
  • Rachel from Cleveland, OhI love this song and its been stuck in my head for a week now o_o
  • John from Hendersonville, NcI really love this song, though "A Little is Enough" is probably the better of the two.
  • Donovan from Sacramento, CaThis song is unique in the fact that is has 2 different versions. One version was fast and upbeat and the other was slowed down but both sound great!
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