You Give Love a Bad Name Lyrics

Bon Jovi


publisher: ©EMI Music Publishing, Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Universal Music Publishing Group
writers: Richard Sambora, Desmond Child, Jon Bon Jovi
album: Track 2 in album Slippery When Wet
release date: 1986-8
popularity : 113 users have visited this page.
genres: Rock Pop
styles: Soft Rock/Hard Rock/Arena Rock
length: 3:44
producer: Bruce Fairbairn
mastering: George Marino
writer: Richie Sambora, Desmond Child, Jon Bon Jovi

Cover Art

Bon Jovi Slippery When Wet cover art
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Shot through the heart, and you're to blame, darling
You give love a bad name

An angel's smile is what you sell
You promise me heaven then put me through hell
Chains of love, got a hold on me
When passion's a prison you can't break free

You're a loaded gun, yeah
There's nowhere to run
No-one can save me, the damage is done

Shot through the heart, and you're to blame
You give love a bad name
I play my part and you play your game
You give love a bad name
You give love a bad name

You paint your smile on your lips
Blood red nails on your fingertips
A school boys dream, you act so shy
Your very first kiss was your first kiss goodbye

You're a loaded gun
There's nowhere to run
No-one can save me, the damage is done

Shot through the heart, and you're to blame
You give love a bad name
I play my part and you play your game
You give love a bad name
You give love

Shot through the heart and you're to blame
You give love a bad name
I play my part and you play your game
You give love a bad name

Shot through the heart and you're to blame
You give love a bad name
I play my part and you play your game
You give love a bad name

You give love
You give love a bad name
You give love
You give love a bad name
You give love
You give love a bad name


Track Listing


CD 1
  • 1 Let It Rock
  • 2 You Give Love a Bad Name
  • 3 Livin' on a Prayer
  • 4 Social Disease
  • 5 Wanted Dead or Alive
  • 6 Raise Your Hands
  • 7 Without Love
  • 8 I'd Die for You
  • 9 Never Say Goodbye
  • 10 Wild in the Streets