Song Of The Week #119 House Of Lords – I Wanna Be Loved
It is the last post in this week, imho the intro of this song is very similar with Bon Jovi’s “Livin’ On A Prayer”.
“I Wanna Be Loved” was released in 1988 on self-titled debut album “House Of Lords”. What is interesting, this CD and next “Sahara” (1990) was released by Gene Simmons. Surprisingly their first album was much more popular than the next one, 🙂 According to Billboard’s, the album peaked #78 on Billboard 200 1 and “I Wanna Be Loved” #58 on Hot 100 2.
House Of Lords – I Wanna Be Loved (Live ’11)
Below, you can listen to the demo version of “I Wanna Be Loved”, I recommend you reading the description and comments for this video on YouTube – there is a lot about history of this song, 🙂 Commentators suggest that this song is similar in some parts to Y&T “Mean Streak” imo, it is overstatement, but on the other hand “So Long” from Krokus sounds almost identical with it (check from 0:48).
Krokus – So Long
I Wanna Be Loved (Initial demo from 1987)
- James Christian — vocals
- Gregg Giuffria — keyboards
- Lanny Cordola — guitar
- Chuck Wright — bass
- Ken Mary — drums