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Roxy Music

Love Is the Drug (4:08)

"Love Is the Drug" is a 1975 single from Roxy Music. A number two hit in the United Kingdom, it also gave the group its first substantial exposure in the United States, reaching number 30 in early 1976 on the U.S. pop singles chart and doing even better on progressive rock radio.

The song started as an Andy Mackay instrumental, but then gained lyrics from Bryan Ferry; Ferry said the song came to him while he was…

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  • a masterpiece
  • This respected band has always sought to extract a diverse and deep sound. They have always been adventurous in the choice of material, and in the philosophical approach to the music. They produce a great impression of a mixture of artistry and power of influence. It makes sense to have them for your own collection.
  • This sounds like an 80s song even though it came out in the mid 70s
  • love is a drug on "steroids" ;)
  • Turn it OFF then BUUUD. You weren't even shittin yellow into a diaper when this song came out.
  • this song is lame
  • the title.
  • top gear got me here
  • Roxy Music is probably one of my favorite 70's groups. I have seen them twice. I think they were great. I had a crush on Bryan Ferry.
  • Brian Ferry has a new version of this on the soundtrack to The Great Gatsby done in a 1920s style.

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