"I Need a Man" was the debut single for Grace Jones. The song was originally recorded and released in in 1975, in France for the label Orfeus while Jones was still working as a fashion model. Its initial release passed fairly unnoticed. The track was later released in the U.S. on the minor disco label Beam Junction before Jones signed with Island Records, re-recorded the track and included it on her 1977 debut album…
When I'm feelin' lonely,
Someone telephone me,
It's gettin' hard to pass my time.