"Love Is A Stranger" as written by Annie Lennox and David Allan Stewart....
Love is a stranger
In an open car
To tempt you in
And drive you far away
And I want you
And I want you
And I want you so
It's an obsession

Love is a danger
Of a different kind
To take you away
And leave you far behind
And love love love
Is a dangerous drug
You have to receive it
And you still can't
Get enough of the stuff

It's savage and it's cruel
And it shines like destruction
Comes in like the flood
And it seems like religion
It's noble and it's brutal
It distorts and deranges
And it wrenches you up
And you're left like a zombie

And I want you
And I want you
And I want you so
It's an obsession

It's guilt edged
Glamorous and sleek by design
You know it's jealous by nature
False and unkind
It's hard and restrained
And it's totally cool
It touches and it teases
As you stumble in the debris

And I want you
And I want you
And I want you so
It's an obsession


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    General CommentThis is my favorite Eurythmics song personally to me love inst the simple romance novels or happy ever afters. There is a darker side, obsession, lust and desire. We say these elements are sex not love, but these elements are what makes love so exciting so thrilling true love needs obsession or else its comfort. "Love is a stranger in an OPEN car to tempt you in and drive you far away". and i want you.
    Thimble101on April 23, 2012   Link
  • +1
    General CommentThis song is about what love is. As society progresses and women reach parity in the work force, there is less 'need' for her to remain married. We're no longer concerned about the survival of the human race, that's for sure. So, now we're left with.. just love which, in a romantic sense, is a fairly recent invention. Marriage is no longer about need or survival... they're not arranged. We rely on 'love' to keep us together. The end result, folks move to Splitsville before you know it. You can't own people based on emotion.
    proteuson February 12, 2007   Link
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    General CommentThats gilt-edged, not guilt edged... but this is an awesome song. I love the way her voice sounds in this one.
    GothicBladeon September 22, 2002   Link
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    General CommentI think this song is about the danger of sex compared to love
    bkat004on February 24, 2006   Link

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