Computer Love (6:39)

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According to the Computer Love Songfacts, the subject matter of this song, looking for romance via the computer, was a remarkable prediction of the future as it was written many years before online dating. In the early 1980s computers were large, impersonal, incommunicative things and not many could have foreseen their use as a vehicle for communicating with others.


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  • samiskywalker

    They are so ahead of time! Genius! <3

    3 Sep 6:53am Reply
  • will-neill

    Like a proto-"Her"

    7 Aug 10:18am Reply
  • Nochek


    28 Jul 1:17am Reply
  • Vynex

    Such a beautiful song.

    8 May 9:00pm Reply
  • Hobbaloo

    The sadness in the melody is completely lost in Talk. This version is far better.

    3 May 2:01pm Reply
  • davidbowiegirl

    Great song

    20 Apr 11:34am Reply
  • Dlartrisky

    And triple post but I want to make myself much clearer. Well yeah. It's too stupid to hate a band who sampled a melody from another for their song. Go hate Madonna for sampling "Gimme! Gimme! Gimme!" or Pitbull/Aguilera crew for sampling (?) "Take On Me" if you're like that.

    16 Apr 6:13pm Reply
  • Dlartrisky

    Regards "that hating thing is stupid" I mean that because of that reason it's stupid to hate Coldplay.

    16 Apr 6:09pm Reply
  • Dlartrisky

    Oh c'mon... hating someone because they "sampled" a melody with permission is like hating Weird 'Al' Yankovic who used to ask permissions for the parodies (for example "Born This Way" - "Perform This Way"). Call me a weirdo but I like Coldplay, and the hating thing here is stupid.

    16 Apr 6:05pm Reply
  • peach1987

    Soooo much better in German!!!!

    27 Mar 10:56pm Reply
  • Registeel

    Yet another reason why Coldplay sucks.

    24 Mar 3:39am Reply
  • Janzu21


    11 Mar 7:25pm Reply
  • tahbyfet


    10 Dec 2013 Reply
  • matt1337c

    I think that we can all agree that both Kraftwerk and Coldplay are shit.

    8 Sep 2013 Reply
  • Retro_Saiyan

    TV Screen" - Back then many home computers connected to a regular TV set. Hence the lyric.

    8 Sep 2013 Reply
  • sentenza338

    Coldplay are shit. Get over yourselves. [4]

    31 Aug 2013 Reply
  • AimsterSkitz0rz

    better then talk

    14 Aug 2013 Reply

    pretty sure some Cut Copy song rips this off pretty hard... [2]

    23 Jun 2013 Reply
  • Kjartad

    Well, I had no idea about the Coldplay song, so I had to give it a listen. As soon as Chris Martin's voice came in I had to turn it off.

    7 Jun 2013 Reply
  • Dr-Doctor

    Better than The Model.

    25 May 2013 Reply
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