I Wanna Dance With Somebody (Who Loves Me) Lyrics

Whitney Houston


publisher: ©Universal Music Publishing Group
writers: George Robert Merrill, Shannon Rubicam
album: Track 12 in album Whitney
release date: 1987-6-1
popularity : 33 users have visited this page.
length: 4:51
drums: Narada Michael Walden
synthesizer: Corrado Rustici, Greg 'Gigi' Gonaway, Walter Afanasieff, Sterling Smith
alto saxophone: Marc Russo
mix: David Frazer
producer: Narada Michael Walden
percussion: Preston Glass
recording: David Frazer
background vocals: Jim Gilstrap, Kitty Beethoven, Kevin Dorsey, Myrna Matthews, Jennifer Hall, Whitney Houston
vocal: Whitney Houston

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Clock strikes upon the hour
And the sun begins to fade
Still enough time to figure out
How to chase my blues away
I've done alright up to now
It's the light of day that shows me how
And when the night falls, loneliness calls

[Chorus]
Oh, I wanna dance with somebody
I wanna feel the heat with somebody
Yeah, I wanna dance with somebody
With somebody who loves me
Oh, I wanna dance with somebody
I wanna feel the heat with somebody
Yeah, I wanna dance with somebody
With somebody who loves me

I've been in love and lost my senses
Spinning through the town
Sooner or later, the fever ends
And I wind up feeling down
I need a man who'll take a chance
On a love that burns hot enough to last
So when the night falls
My lonely heart calls

[Chorus]
Oh, I wanna dance with somebody
I wanna feel the heat with somebody
Yeah, I wanna dance with somebody
With somebody who loves me
Oh, I wanna dance with somebody
I wanna feel the heat with somebody
Yeah, I wanna dance with somebody
With somebody who loves me

Somebody oo Somebody oo
Somebody who loves me yeah
Somebody oo Somebody oo
To hold me in his arms oh
I need a man who'll take a chance
On a love that burns hot enough to last
So when the night falls
My lonely heart calls

[Chorus]
Oh, I wanna dance with somebody
I wanna feel the heat with somebody
Yeah, I wanna dance with somebody
With somebody who loves me
Oh, I wanna dance with somebody
I wanna feel the heat with somebody
Yeah, I wanna dance with somebody
With somebody who loves me

Don'tcha wanna dance with me baby
Dontcha wanna dance with me boy
Hey Don'tcha wanna dance with me baby
With somebody who loves me

Don'tcha wanna dance say you wanna dance
Don'tcha wanna dance
Don'tcha wanna dance say you wanna dance
Don'tcha wanna dance
Don'tcha wanna dance say you wanna dance
With somebody who loves me
Dance

Track Listing

  • 1 I Wanna Dance With Somebody (Who Loves Me)
  • 2 Just the Lonely Talking Again
  • 3 Love Will Save the Day
  • 4 Didn’t We Almost Have It All
  • 5 So Emotional
  • 6 Where You Are
  • 7 Love Is a Contact Sport
  • 8 You’re Still My Man
  • 9 For the Love of You
  • 10 Where Do Broken Hearts Go
  • 11 I Know Him So Well