Addicted To Love
Robert Palmer
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Your lights are on, but you`re not home
Your mind is not your own
Your heart sweats, your body shakes
Another kiss is what it takes

Peak Chart Position
  • No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in 1986 for one week
  • No. 1 on the Mainstream Rock chart in 1986
  • single released: January 1986
  • RIAA certified Gold record
  • 1986 Grammy Award for Best Male Rock Vocal Performance
  • from the album Riptide (1985)
  • Andy Taylor (Duran Duran, Power Station) on lead guitar
  • the song was originally intended as a duet with Chaka Khan, but she was unable to get a release from her record company to appear on Palmer's label, Island Records - the album's liner notes credit Khan for the vocal arrangements on the song
  • the biggest hit single for Robert Palmer
  • on the record:
       Robert Palmer- vocals
       Andy Taylor- guitar
       Eddie Martinez- guitar
       Wally Badarou- keyboards
       Benny Diggs, Fonzie Thornton- backing vocals
  • written by Robert Palmer
  • produced by Bernard Edwards
  • mixed by Eric "ET" Thorngren
  • recorded at Compass Point Studio, Bahamas
  • length: 4:04 (single), 6:01 (album version)
  • the iconic music video which was extremely popular at the time of the song's release was directed by English photographer and film director Terence Donovan
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