Appears on releases

# Title Length Release Title Release Artist Date Country Label Catalog#
Official
1.3 I Want to Know What Love Is 5:05 Agent Provocateur Foreigner Atlantic (Warner Music imprint) 81999-1-E
1.3 I Want to Know What Love Is 4:58 Agent Provocateur Foreigner Atlantic (Warner Music imprint) 781 999-1
1.3 I Want to Know What Love Is 5:05 Agent Provocateur Foreigner Atlantic (Warner Music imprint) 7 81999-2
1.3 I Want to Know What Love Is 5:05 Agent Provocateur Foreigner Atlantic (Warner Music imprint) 7567-82796-2
1.3 I Want to Know What Love Is 5:06 Agent Provocateur Foreigner Atlantic (Warner Music imprint) 7 81999-2
1.3 I Want to Know What Love Is 5:06 Agent Provocateur Foreigner Atlantic (Warner Music imprint) 7 81999-2
1.3 I Want to Know What Love Is 5:05 Agent Provocateur Foreigner Warner-Pioneer Corporation (1972-1991) P-13060
1.3 I Want to Know What Love Is 5:05 Agent Provocateur Foreigner Atlantic (Warner Music imprint) 781 999-1
1.9 I Want to Know What Love Is 4:58 The Hits Album 2 Various Artists wea (has logo with just "wea" on it) 240653-1 XJ
1.3 I Want to Know What Love Is 5:05 Agent Provocateur Foreigner Atlantic (Warner Music imprint) 781 999-2
1.14 I Want to Know What Love Is 5:05 WEA Starforce on CD II Various Artists wea (has logo with just "wea" on it), Atlantic (Warner Music imprint), Elektra (1950–1989, revived 2009–06-01; read annotations before use), Warner Bros. Records (“WB” logo, with or without “records” beneath or on banner across) 241 093-2
1.4 I Want to Know What Love Is 5:06 Atlantic Records: Hit Singles 1980-1988 Various Artists Atlantic (Warner Music imprint) 7 81910-2
1.4 I Want to Know What Love Is 5:00 Atlantic Records: Hit Singles 1980-1988 Various Artists Atlantic (Warner Music imprint) CD 81921
1.13 I Want to Know What Love Is 5:03 Die neue Kuschelrock CD 1 Various Artists CBS (CBS Records' international imprint from 1962–1990; renamed since 1991 as Columbia) CBS CD 463098 2
1.7 I Want to Know What Love Is 5:02 Hot City Nights Various Artists Vertigo (British rock label) 836 057-2
2.7 I Want to Know What Love Is 5:00 Love Songs Various Artists Warner Special Products OPCD-4514
1.1 I Want to Know What Love Is 5:02 One More Night, Volume 2 Various Artists Arcade Music Company Nederland B.V. (not for release label use! NL branch of Dutch "Arcade" label) ADEHCD 795/1
1.13 I Want to Know What Love Is 5:02 Kuschelrock 2 Various Artists CBS (CBS Records' international imprint from 1962–1990; renamed since 1991 as Columbia) 465952 2
1.4 I Want to Know What Love Is 4:59 Le Top des Slows Various Artists Carrère 96 705
1.3 I Want to Know What Love Is 5:04 Schmuse Rock: Save Our Romantic Souls Various Artists
1.8 I Want to Know What Love Is 5:03 30 Years of Number 1's, Volume 11: 1983-1986 Various Artists Connoisseur Collection TYNO CD 110
1.4 I Want to Know What Love Is 5:03 Ettor på Trackslistan 1984-1985 Various Artists BMG Ariola (not for release label use! company mostly named as distributor) 74321 20811 2
1.13 I Want to Know What Love Is 4:54 Leather & Lace Various Artists Dino Entertainment DIN CD 9
1.7 I Want to Know What Love Is 5:05 Today's Most Requested Love Songs 90 Various Artists
2.17 Want to Know What Love Is 5:01 Heart Rock: Rock für’s Herz, Volume 3 Various Artists Ariola 354 232
1.14 I Want to Know What Love Is 5:06 The Very Best of Foreigner Foreigner Atlantic (Warner Music imprint) 7567-80505-2 XV
1.11 I Want to Know What Love Is 5:04 The Very Best...and Beyond Foreigner BMG Direct Marketing, Inc. D 124722
1.11 I Want to Know What Love Is 5:04 The Very Best...and Beyond Foreigner Atlantic (Warner Music imprint) CD 89999
2.1 I Want to Know Love Is 5:00 32 Ones on One: Radio 1FM's 25th Birthday Various Artists
1.4 I Want to Know What Love Is 5:01 Forever Young II: The Very Best of Pop and Classic Various Artists EastWest Records America (this label only briefly used between 1990–91, please read annotations before use) 9548315422
1.11 I Want to Know What Love Is 5:04 The Very Best...and Beyond Foreigner Atlantic (Warner Music imprint) 7567-89999-2
6.15 I Want to Know What Love Is 4:59 The Rolling Stone Collection: 25 Years of Essential Rock Various Artists Time-Life Music A-23707/R102-34, A-23708/R102-34, A-23709/R102-34, A-23710/R102-34, OPCD-2692/R102-34, OPCD-2693/R102-34, OPCD-2694/R102-34, R102-34
6.15 I Want to Know What Love Is 4:59 The Rolling Stone Collection: 25 Years of Essential Rock Various Artists Time-Life Music OPCS-2692, OPCS-2693, OPCS-2694, PT-23707, PT-23708, PT-23709, PT-23710, R102-33
2.11 I Want to Know What Love Is 5:01 Now That’s What I Call Music! 1985 Various Artists NOW (Virgin/Poly (Univ)/EMI compilation series) CDNOW1985
1.16 I Want to Know What Love Is 5:02 Blue Moon Various Artists wea (has logo with just "wea" on it) 9548-32199-2
1.7 I Wanna Know What Love Is 5:05 Het Beste uit de Top 100 Allertijden: Editie ’93 Various Artists EVA (for use with NL/BE/FR releases only. see annotation) 7893612
1.12 I Want to Know What Love Is 5:00 Knuffelrock 2 Various Artists Magnum (Dutch Joint Venture from 1990-1997) 17.474794.10, 474 794-2
1.12 I Want to Know What Love Is 5:05 Masterpieces Various Artists wea (has logo with just "wea" on it) 9548 32251 2
1.10 I Want to Know What Love Is 4:57 Simply the Best Various Artists Electrola 7243 8 28276 2 7, 7243 8 28277 2 6
2.12 I Want to Know What Love Is 5:05 The Atlantic Story Various Artists Atlantic (Warner Music imprint) 9548-32258-2
2.12 I Want to Know What Love Is 5:06 The Atlantic Story Various Artists Atlantic (Warner Music imprint) 9548-32258-2
2.17 I Want to Know What Love Is 4:57 The Best of 1980-1990, Volume 8 Various Artists Electrola 7243 8 27529 2 9
1.18 I Want to Know What Love Is 5:00 Eighteen Rock Classics Various Artists
2.20 I Want to Know What Love Is 5:00 Awesome ’80s Various Artists Warner Special Products, Razor & Tie OPCD-4551
2.20 I Want to Know What Love Is 5:00 Awesome ’80s Various Artists Warner Special Products, Razor & Tie OPCD-4551
3.10 I Want to Know What Love Is 4:56 Burning Heart Various Artists Insight (Polygram sublabel), PolyGram
1.5 I Wanna Know What Love Is 5:01 Even More Power Ballads Various Artists EVA Records (Stockholm-based, with Scandinavian subsidiaries) EVACD 5016
15.7 I Want to Know What Love Is 5:06 Moments of Love Various Artists SR International 37 666 5
1.13 I Want to Know What Love Is 5:00 Only Rock 'n' Roll 1985-1989 Various Artists JCI JCD-3128
1.8 I Want to Know What Love Is 5:04 Rock Ballads 3 Various Artists Magnum (Dutch Joint Venture from 1990-1997) 9548-33026-2
1.9 I Want to Know What Love Is 5:02 Sounds of the Eighties: 1985 Various Artists Warner Special Products, Time-Life Music OPCD-2731, R988-02
2.16 I Want to Know What Love Is 5:01 Very Best of the 80's, Volume 3 Various Artists EastWest Records America (this label only briefly used between 1990–91, please read annotations before use) 9548-32782-2
2.9 I Wanna Know What Love Is 5:04 25 Years: Greatest Hits Various Artists
1.16 I Want to Know What Love Is 4:58 Absolute 80's, Volume 3: 84/85 Various Artists EVA Records ANS (Norway) EVACD 115
2.19 I Want to Know What Love Is 5:03 Driving Rock Various Artists Global Television RADCD03
1.11 I Want to Know What Love Is 4:58 Loving You Various Artists Tusk Music TIXD 403
2.3 I Want to Know What Love Is 5:03 The Very Best of Pop Music 1985-86 Various Artists Egmont Music Club EMC8586010
1.3 I Want to Know What Love Is 5:05 Agent Provocateur Foreigner Atlantic (Warner Music imprint) 7567-82796-2
1.13 I Want to Know What Love Is 5:02 Kuschelrock 2 Various Artists Columbia (imprint owned by CBS between 1938–1990 within US/CA/MX; owned worldwide by Sony Music Entertainment since 1991 except in JP) 465952 6
1.9 I Want to Know What Love Is 5:05 25 Years of Number 1 Hits, Volume 7: 1984/1985 Various Artists Connoisseur Collection WONE CD 07
1.11 I Want to Know What Love Is 5:07 Body Talk: The Language of Love 1965-1995: Only You Various Artists Warner Special Products, Time-Life Music OPCD-2756A, R834-06
1.6 I Want To Know What Love Is 5:05 Love Is... Various Artists EMI Music South Africa (not for release label use!) CDPM(WM)66
2.16 I Want to Know What Love Is 5:04 The All Time Greatest Love Songs of the 60’s, 70’s, 80’s & 90’s Various Artists Columbia (imprint owned by CBS between 1938–1990 within US/CA/MX; owned worldwide by Sony Music Entertainment since 1991 except in JP), Sony Music TV SONY TV 21 CD
2.6 I Want to Know What Love Is 5:03 The No.1 Rock Ballads Album Various Artists
1.17 I Want to Know What Love Is 5:05 The Power of Love Various Artists Sony Music (global brand, excluding JP, owned by Sony Music Entertainment; for use as release label only when no sub-label/imprint is specified), wea (has logo with just "wea" on it) 9548-35091-2
1.4 I Want to Know What Love Is 5:01 The Very Best of Pop and Classic Various Artists Warner Special Marketing 9548-31542-2
2.6 I Want to Know What Love Is 4:55 Simply the Best Love Songs: A Timeless Collection Various Artists Warner Music UK (formerly Warner Records Ltd., a branch of WEA International) 9548-35112-2
2.10 I Want to Know What Love Is 4:58 Fetenhits: The Ballads Various Artists Polystar (Germany) 555 067-2
1.2 I Want to Know What Love Is 5:00 The Best Rock Ballads in the World… Ever! Volume 2 Various Artists Virgin (worldwide imprint of Virgin Records Ltd. and its subsidiaries) VTDCD 159
1.15 I Want to Know What Love Is 5:01 Best of Love Various Artists Sony Music Special Products, Madacy Entertainment A 28962, MDTV-2-6806
1.12 I Wanna Know What Love Is 5:01 Het Beste uit de Top 100 Allertijden: Editie '97: Long Versions Various Artists Sony Music (global brand, excluding JP, owned by Sony Music Entertainment; for use as release label only when no sub-label/imprint is specified) 487367-2
2.11 I Want to Know What Love Is 5:04 Les Voix en or, Volume 4 Various Artists EastWest Records America (this label only briefly used between 1990–91, please read annotations before use) 9548 35921 2
2.7 I Want to Know What Love Is 5:06 Atlantic Records 50 Years: The Gold Anniversary Collection Various Artists Atlantic (Warner Music imprint) 83088
1.7 I Want to Know What Love Is 5:06 The One and Only Love Album Various Artists Polydor (worldwide imprint, see annotation) 31455 3796-2, 31455 5610-2, 31455 5737-2
1.4 I Want to Know What Love Is 5:05 Chicken Soup for the Soul: Love and Inspiration Various Artists Rhino (reissue label) R2 75528
1.18 I Want to Know What Love Is 5:01 The Biggest 80’s Hits in the World… Ever! Various Artists Virgin TV 218
2.3 I Want to Know What Love Is 5:05 4 / Agent Provocateur Foreigner east west japan, Atlantic (Warner Music imprint) AMCY-3931, AMCY-3932
1.3 I Wanna Know What Love Is 5:05 Absolute Love 3 Various Artists EVA Records (Sweden) EVACD 4008
1.6 I Want to Know What Love Is 5:06 Foreigner: The Best Ballads Foreigner EastWest Records America (this label only briefly used between 1990–91, please read annotations before use) 7567-80891-2
1.17 I Want to Know What Love Is 5:05 Fucking Åmål Various Artists
1.14 I Want to Know What Love Is 5:02 Herzklopfen: Die schönsten Balladen aus den Sat.1 Serien Various Artists
1.8 I Want to Know What Love Is 5:01 Lovin’ Rock Hits: 1969 - 1989 Various Artists Sony Music Special Products A28596
2.2 I Want to Know What Love Is 5:01 Red Hot Various Artists Mystic Music 72438-19817-2-6
1.1 I Want to Know What Love Is 5:06 The Best of Ballads Foreigner Atlantic (Warner Music imprint), EastWest 7567-80891-2, EW 851
1.14 I Want to Know What Love Is 5:04 WTN: Romance Sundays Various Artists
1.17 I Want to Know What Love Is 5:05 Fucking Åmål Various Artists Metronome (Swedish label) 3984-26063-2
1.5 I Want to Know What Love Is 5:07 Guitar Rock: Power & Passion Various Artists Sony Music Special Products, Time-Life Music A-30868, R968-26
1.13 I Want to Know What Love Is 5:02 Kuschelrock 2 Various Artists 465952 6, SMM 465952 6
2.1 I Want to Know What Love Is 5:03 Listen to the Music Various Artists wea (has logo with just "wea" on it) 9548-37616-2
1.4 I Want to Know What Love Is 5:08 Mega Rock Ballads 2 Various Artists EMI (EMI Records, since 1972) 7243 5227572 4
1.4 I Want to Know What Love Is 5:01 Power Ballads Various Artists Rhino (reissue label) R2 75966
2.10 I Want to Know What Love Is 5:01 The No1 80's Collection Various Artists Universal Music South Africa DGCD 011
1.3 I Want to Know What Love Is 4:57 The Power of Love Various Artists BMG UK & Ireland, BMG Direct 74321656972, DIRCD15
2.12 I Want to Know What Love Is 5:05 The Sound of Magic Various Artists Universal Music TV (UK) 564 479-2
2.1 I Want to Know What Love Is 5:02 Jukebox Heroes: The Foreigner Anthology Foreigner Atlantic (Warner Music imprint) R2 79884
2.1 I Want to Know What Love Is 5:02 Jukebox Heroes: The Foreigner Anthology Foreigner Atlantic (Warner Music imprint) R2 79884
1.10 I Want to Know What Love Is 5:00 #1 Hits: 1985 - 1989 Various Artists GNP Crescendo GNPD 2273
1.10 I Want to Know What Love Is 5:05 Driving Music 2 Various Artists Versailles VER 498294-2
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1.18 I Want to Know What Love Is 5:04 1984 - Die Stars - Die Hits - Die Facts Various Artists Polydor (worldwide imprint, see annotation) 39621 8
1.9 I Want to Know What Love Is 4:57 Herzschmerz: The Real Sad Songs Various Artists Polystar (Germany) 555 552-2

Relationships

additional vocals: Jennifer Holliday
background vocals: Donnie Harper
choir vocals: The New Jersey Mass Choir
engineer: Frank Filipetti
performer: Tom Bailey (Thompson Twins)
sampled by: Camaro by New Dreams Ltd. Initiation Tape
In My Life by Memphis Bleek
recording of: I Want to Know What Love Is

I Want to Know What Love Is

composer: Mick Jones (Foreigner/Spooky Tooth)
lyricist: Mick Jones (Foreigner/Spooky Tooth)
publisher: Somerset Songs Publishing Inc.
フジパシフィック音楽出版 (– 2014-12-31)
フジパシフィックミュージック (2015-01-01 –)
arrangements: Adesso (translated)
later translated parody versions: Ich weiss jenau wat de meinz
later translated versions: Foi você quem trouxe
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