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Lobo – I’d Love You To Want Me (1972)

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I’d Love You to Want Me” is a song by the American rock band Lobo, released in 1972. Lobo was the stage name of singer-songwriter Roland Kent LaVoie. The song became one of Lobo’s biggest hits and remains one of his signature songs.

I’d Love You to Want Me” is a soft rock ballad that deals with themes of unrequited love and longing. The song’s lyrics express a deep desire for someone’s affection and attention, with the singer admitting that he’d do anything to be loved in return. The catchy melody and heartfelt vocals contributed to the song’s popularity.

The song reached No. 2 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in the United States and also achieved international success, charting well in several other countries. It has since become a classic and is often associated with the early 1970s soft rock sound.

Lobo continued to release music throughout the 1970s, but “I’d Love You to Want Me” remains one of his most recognizable and enduring songs.

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“I’d Love You To Want Me”

When I saw you standing there
I bout fell out my chair
And when you moved your mouth to speak
I felt the blood go to my feet.

Now it took time for me to know
what you tried so not to show
Now something in my soul just cries
I see the want in your blue eyes.

Baby, I’d love you to want me
The way that I want you
The way that it should be
Baby, you’d love me to want you
The way that I want to
If you’d only let it be.

You told yourself years ago
You’d never let your feeling show
The obligation that you made
For the title that they gave.

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