“I Want to Know What Love Is” is a 1984 power ballad recorded by the British–American rock band Foreigner. The song hit #1 in both the United Kingdom and the United States and is the group’s biggest hit to date. It remains one of the band’s best known songs and most enduring radio hits charting in the top 25 in 2000, 2001, and 2002 on the Billboard Hot Adult Contemporary Recurrents chart. In 2004, “I Want to Know What Love Is” was voted #476 on Rolling Stone’s list of the 500 greatest songs of all time. In 2006, it was included on VH1’s program “Top 100 Songs of the 80’s” at #65.
Retro of the day: Foreigner