Shirley Bassey - I Want To Know What Love Is Lyrics

I gotta take a little time
A little time to think things over
I better read between the lines
In case I need it when I'm older
Now this Mountain I must climb
Feels like a world upon my shoulders
Through the clouds I see love shine
It keeps me warm as life grows colder

In my life there's been
heartache and pain
I don't know if I can face it again
Can't stop now, I'm traveled so far
To change my lonely life

I wanna know what love is
I want you to show me
I wanna feel what love is
I know you can show me

I'm gonna take a little time
A little time to look around me
I've got nowhere left to hide
It looks like love has finally found me

In my life there's been
heartache and pain
I don't know if I can face it again
Can't stop now, I've traveled so far
To change my lonely life

I wanna know what love is
I want you to show me
I wanna feel what love is
I know you can show me

I wanna know what love is
I want you to show me
I wanna feel what love is
I know you can show me

I wanna know what love is
I want you to show me
I wanna feel what love is
I know you can show me

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  1. Hans Erwin Kauppila


  2. William Tongs

    This is from another world

  3. JoAnn Lamonica


  4. JoAnn Lamonica


  5. nestor elio Garcia

    Nadie lo interpreta como ella.LA VOZ DE ORO.😘

    nestor elio Garcia


  6. Tarlan Mustafayev

    After listening to Dame Shirley version of any song, all other versions sounds just... fake.

  7. Taruna Cell

    Love to use bad words to woman'll never know what love is you love your self n no time to understand what love is ....egois

  8. hiatus mode

    Omg i only get to know her from yesterday😭😭...She makes me cry

  9. Nahuel Martínez

    4:44 I can't get enough of that lmao

  10. David Cold

    The most successfull british woman and one of the best singers in the world

  11. robert rivas

    Contralto Voice

  12. jeff armitage

    Pure class

  13. nestor elio Garcia

    Maravillosa.La voz de ORO.Cariños desde el fin del mundo.Bahia Blanca.Argentina.

  14. scharle jose

    people ask her if she is brazilian, i wish shirley Bassey would had born in Brazil..she the great in the world

  15. John Martens

    Far much better as those modern porno singers like Beyonce,Maria Carey,etc.This is a lady with class.Super voice.

    Shirley Bassey Music and Vids

    The older artists such Shirley, Vikki Carr, Judy Garland, Ella Fitzgerald and Aretha Franklin are GREAT because they had to keep their voices strong by performing grueling vocal exercises. In other words, they put in the work! They did not rely on 'AutoTune' electronic devices that many younger singers do today to enhance their voices and to keep them on key. I saw a recent interview with Aretha Franklin and the person asked her what she thought of AutoTune. Her response was, 'What's that?' Yes, with the older artists, you got the Real Thing!

    Pop Land

    Aretha used pitch correction in her last album and artists like Beyonce and Mariah have showed excellent vocals for years

  16. adriana martini

    Desde Argentina y con gran emociòn escucho esta gran intèrprete. Shirley es mi gran preferida! mil recuerdos de mi adolecencia vienen a mì, Gran cantante, maravillosa voz. Te adoro!

    nestor elio Garcia

    Somos muchos los argentinos que la adoramos.

    David Cold

    Es maravilloso que de este lado del mundo la amen, es fantástico

  17. Helen Cherry

    for my brother Bryan it was his fav song.....R,I,P. Bryan xx xx

  18. Maria Terezinha Simas


  19. Bryan Robson

    simply the best.dame shirley is superb.awsome

  20. Chrispoher Donald

    the most important singer in the world

  21. Chrispoher Donald

    dame shirley bassey is fantastic

  22. Edward Pasby


  23. Francisco Cabral


  24. colsome miah

    Only Shirley sings this gorgeous reflective, seeking song with the emoting it's due. always loved it but she imbues it with daring, gifted abandon...lilting request "I want know" soars with wings upward to heaven...Nobody ever could come perfection

  25. Billy D

    A true diva. There will never be another Shirley Bassey. Beautiful singer as well as a beautiful lady. BillyD

  26. Markku Olavi

    Brava dame Shirley!

  27. Larry Abonal

    Amazing !!!

  28. kubik563

    No words!!! She is amazing!!!

  29. Thefatscotsman

    Even Lou Gramm in his prime couldn't sing like this.

  30. Shirley Bassey Music and Vids

    ATTENTION: Dame Shirley Bassey will be appearing at the 2013 Academy Awards Show In Hollywood on February 24th. She will perform for the 50th James Bond anniversary celebration! Wonderful News! Bassey is herself celebrating 60 (Diamond) years in Show Business, starting back in 1953.

  31. Shirley Bassey Music and Vids

    Happy Birthday Dame Shirley! I join all of your world wide fans to wish you a wonderful Birthday, and a most prosperous 2013. Your Diamond Anniversary in Show Business (60) years, is truely an amazing feat for any artist! We all are impatiently awaiting for you to record your next CD....hope hope hope, and maybe you will decide to tour the world to celebrate with all your fans...Regards, Scot

  32. Velasca

    I've said it before, and it seems strange to say it considering her credentials, but I really think that Shirley is an underrated singer.

    hiatus mode

    Velasca she sold 135 mil units...Wouldn’t say she is underrated..

  33. Ana Silva

    Sou portuguesa e desde sempre ouço Shirley com muita emoção.
    Todos os CD e DVD desaparecem do mercado rápidamente.
    Shirley é uma força da natureza com a sua voz magnífica cantando as letras como uma poesia,
    O público rende-se á sua presença magnifica.


    the power, passion and artistry of the great Shirley Bassey

  35. Maekchuu

    @Maekchuu Shirley is genius! She actually takes her time with this song, unlike Mariah who kinda rushes it . .

  36. Maekchuu

    Yeah but I'm guessing at least 50% of her fans do not own computers and if they do probably don't know how to use youtube and all that. Looking outside of the box we seems to judge peoples success by the youtube hits they get these days . . like many times people on the news would so oh lady gaga's bad romance got 10,000,000 hits in 2 days. . 140 million records :O . shiiiiiteeee.

  37. Shirley Bassey Music and Vids

    @sas9023055 - I am also finding that many Europeans in general tend to not give their artists the positive feedback by hitting the 'Like' button after seeing a great performance. Lady Gaga gets millions of views and thousands of 'Likes' - and here Shirley has received 20 Likes from such a great performance. Even though it is a cover, it is still a great performance. The world seems to be upside down.

    Pop Land

    It's little to do with being European and more to do with age, not as many younger people follow Shirley as the follow GaGa

    John Martens

    Most people today dont know what good music is.The rather look and listen to ugly porn stars.

  38. Shirley Bassey Music and Vids

    @Maekchuu - I am from the USA, and Shirley is one of my favorite vocalists of all time, as you can tell from all her Vids I have uploaded! Your comment about never forgetting the greats is right on. Shirley is such a dilema for me, as she is the top selling female artist of all time in the UK with over 140 Million records sold world wide, and yet the number of views she gets are so few compared to other artists, including her counterpart artists of the same generation. A real dilema for me.

    Noel Chua

    Shirley Bassey Music and Vids the culture worldwide has changed. There’s not much appreciation for real music and real talent anymore

  39. Maekchuu

    Indeed! She is particularly powerful for me as her race mirrors mine, except my mother is Welsh where I think her's is English. Nevertheless what a prolific career, 58 years! Shucks, I have no doubt in my mind that she is one of the best UK Artists. It actually saddens me a tad, to know that todays 'cartoon' meaningless music is swamping classics like these :( . Won't be long... whats the world to do if we forget the Greats / those classic hits that shape modern music ???

  40. Shirley Bassey Music and Vids

    @Maekchuu - Great comments! Yes, Shirley is so expressive when she sings, but like you say, it's not a bad just makes her unique. And, what people tend to forget is that she can back up her expressiveness with a powerful rich voice. Shirley always wanted to go into acting, but when she started in show business, those opportunities weren't very good for artists of mixed race. So, Shirley expresses her acting through her singing. 58+ years in the music industry, and counting...

  41. Maekchuu

    I haven't really heard any of Shirley Bassey, until today. For me her voice is enriched with maturity and sophistication. love it. She believes every word she says, people have said she acts more than she sings, but she's convincing and it's not merely 'pretending' rather expressing with her vocals and expression.

  42. Soloreal1

    @Uzio777: did you get the song in MP3??? If not, let me know.....

  43. Uzlo777

    i was watch this show on TV (russian TV ) but i can't find this dvd :P

  44. stuart hill

    love this song by miss bassey xx

  45. Uzlo777

    i need this song in mp3 !!1111