Song of the Day: Foreigner – I Want to Know What Love Is 02 Feb 15

Today’s Song of the Day is “I Want To Know What Love Is”. On this date in 1985, Foreigner started a two-week run at No.1 on the US singles charts with ‘I Want To Know What Love Is’, also a UK No.1. London-born Mick Jones wrote the song. The song hit #1 in both the United Kingdom and the United States and is the group’s biggest hit to date. It remains one of the band’s best known songs and most enduring radio hits charting in the top 25 in 2000, 2001, and 2002 on theBillboard Hot Adult Contemporary Recurrents chart. In 2004, “I Want to Know What Love Is” was voted #476 on Rolling Stone’s list of the 500 greatest songs of all time. In 2006, it was included on VH1′s program “Top 100 Songs of the 80′s” at #65.