"I Want To Know What Love Is" as written by Alex Parks, Judie Tzuke and Graham Patrick Kearns....
I gotta take a little time, a little time to think things over
I better read between the lines, in case I need it when I'm older

Now this mountain I must climb, feels like the world upon my shoulders
Through the clouds I see love shine, it keeps me warm as life grows colder

In my life there's been heartache and pain
I don't know if I can face it again
Can't stop now, I've traveled so far, to change this lonely life

I want to know what love is, I want you to show me
I want to feel what love is, I know you can show me

I'm gonna take a little time, a little time to look around me
I've got nowhere left to hide, it looks like love has finally found me

In my life there's been heartache and pain
I don't know if I can face it again
Can't stop now, I've traveled so far, to change this lonely life

I want to know what love is, I want you to show me
I want to feel what love is, I know you can show me
I want to know what love is, I want you to show me
(And I want to feel) I want to feel what love is
(And I know) I know you can show me

Let's talk about love, I want to know what love is
The love that you feel inside, I want you to show me
And I'm feeling so much love, I want to feel what love is
No, you just can't hide, I know you can show me
I want to know what love is (let's talk about love), I know you can show me
I want to feel it too, I want to feel what love is
I want to feel it too, and I know and I know, I know you can show me
Show me love is real, yeah, I want to know what love is


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"I Want to Know What Love Is" as written by Alex Parks, Judie Tzuke, Graham Patrick Kearns

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    General CommentA hooker? Please.
    Ultimate Panopticonon April 04, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis is a classic song that I really like......

    Though like the person above me said....... I'm keeping my tough ace image!!! I hate this song!!!
    TheRyno731on July 06, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis has to be the hands down most emotional love rock song EVER!.
    Ramagammaon April 27, 2003   Link
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    General CommentI just heard Winona sing it on Oprah and it means a person yearns desperately to know what love is and what's to know what it feels like inside. Winona had everyone in tears when she sang it. I hoped to hear Foreigner sing it. Does anyone know where online I can go to listen to a song and not just read the lyrics? As for a comment about what the song means to me... it reminds me of the lucky I am to feel love towards someone and to feel their love back. I know what love is... it's everything.
    ginnyblueon May 12, 2004   Link
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    General Commentwow its hard to sing along to this song when u know exactly how the speaker feels. i so wana know wot love is!
    liv85on November 08, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General Commentsuch a cheesy song, yet i still love it
    crash&burnon March 12, 2005   Link
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    General CommentTough ass image rock and roll song? You've got to be kidding. Hardly, this is one of the sappiest, most desperate-sounding songs I've heard. Almost as bad as Extreme's "More than Words." Not that I don't like it, though I don't hear it often enough to get sick of it.
    stoolhardyon March 21, 2005   Link
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    General Commentwhat a song, for god's sake!!!! it's one of the sweetest songs I've ever heard!!! please show me what love is...i'm waiting in the dark!!!
    ---have fun---
    4everinloveon July 10, 2006   Link
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    General CommentROFL. Durang0's comment cracked me up...

    Anyway, this is one of the classic love songs. Gotta love it. I could picture myself singing this to a certain girl I like... and in the middle, I picture my throat closing up and forgetting the words. :P
    DoubtFullon July 14, 2006   Link
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    General Commentwell shooters! i am all for a tough ass with a teddy bear heart!
    :D
    leedleangieon July 24, 2006   Link

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