In the beginning God made the land
Then He made the water and creatures, then He made man
He was born with a passion, love and hate
A restless spirit with a need for a mate
But there was something that was missing, something lost
So he came with the answer, here's what it cost
One part love, one part wild
One part lady, one part child

I give you
(Women, women) lots of pretty women
(Men, men) they can't live without them
(Women, women) lots of pretty women
(Men, men) they can't live without them

And in the garden, lust began
The animal instinct, the wanton man
She fed him with a hunger, an appetite
And fillin' with emotion he took a bite
It was one part love, one part child
One part lover, one part wild

I give you
(Women, women) lots of pretty women
(Men, men) they can't live without them
(Women, women) lots of pretty women
(Men, men) they can't live without them

Skin on skin, let the love begin
Women

It was one part love, one part wild
One part lover, one part child
A whole lotta fire, a little bit of ice
A whole lotta something you can't sacrifice

I give you
Hair, eyes, skin on skin
Legs, (legs) thighs, (thighs) what's that spell? (what's that spell?_

(Women, women) oh, oh
(Women, women)
(Women, women) callin' every girl
(Women, women) all around the world
(Women) women, oh we can't live without them
(Women, women)


Lyrics submitted by Boonechic_21

Women Lyrics as written by Richard Savage Robert John Lange

Lyrics © BMG Rights Management, Universal Music Publishing Group, Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd.

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  • +1
    General CommentWhat a sexy bassline.

    Song fuckin' owns. Best on the album, without a doubt, imo.
    FaaipDeOaidon November 11, 2006   Link
  • +1
    General CommentThey are showing some appreciation without demeaning. :) Bad ass song-totally rocks.
    vulnaviaon August 23, 2012   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThe title says it all, we cant live with women, and cant live without em, they are a unique specimen, hah
    vortecs10on March 20, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General CommentOne of the best songs off of "Hysteria". Just awesome. It's one of my favorite music videos as well.
    Teufelon September 01, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis is a cool song, how exactly did it almost make Hysteria bomb?? Just because it was the first single and didn't explode up the charts like Pour Some Sugar On Me did?? I think it would take more than 1 song to make Hysteria bomb. Too many classics on it.
    Justintimeon August 03, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI started out out on this stuff. I remember Rick before the accident. The first 2 albums were the best. Hysteria and pyromania were good. After that it went down hill. Suddenly Joe sounded like bryan adams or was it the other way. Respect to Steve Clarke!
    benjamin breegon January 14, 2007   Link
  • 0
    Song MeaningI think this song is about how def leppard is addicted to women.They just can't live without them at all!Has anyone ever heard of queensryche?Because Geoff Tate is hot.
    Oobifan12on October 23, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General CommentWhenever I listen to this song, all I can think of is of how important women are to men.
    FritzBitzon January 01, 2014   Link
  • 0
    My OpinionI think it's just about all the things that make men fall in love with women.
    theresa112on September 28, 2014   Link
  • 0
    General CommentGreat song! Its more about Genesis in the bible than just lusting after women, though it certainly does illustrate that as well. Every lyric page i see has one and only one incorrect lyric, in two places.
    One part love, one part wild, one part CLEVER, one part child.
    That is the word that is clearly said. Nothing but Joe Elliot himself will convince me otherwise, because thats what I hear, and makes even more sense than the word "lover". There is no "c" or "k" in the word "lover" and it can be clearly heard in the album form of the song. What do you think?
    Imall Corkedouton June 15, 2019   Link

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