Love Bites (Grace Jones song)

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"Love Bites"
Single by Grace Jones
Released December 17, 1996
Format CD, 12"
Genre Electronica
Grace Jones singles chronology
"Sex Drive"
(1993)
"Love Bites"
(1996)
"Hurricane (Cradle to the Grave)"
(1997)

"Love Bites" is a 1996 song by Grace Jones.

Background[edit]

"Love Bites" is an uptempo electronic track. Jones sings the song from the perspective of a vampire, perhaps alluding to the theme of her 1986 feature film Vamp. The song was released as a non-label promo-only single to promote the Sci-Fi Channel's Vampire Week, which consisted of a series of vampire-themed films aired on the channel in early November 1996.[1] As the song was released for a promotional use only, and was not commercially available, it didn't chart, and has not been since included in any of numerous Grace Jones hits compilation.

Music video[edit]

A music video was supposedly filmed, but has yet to surface. It sees Jones wearing a blond wig, and then changing wigs and costumes a number of times.[2]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Love Bites" (7" Fright Night Mix) – 3:40
  2. "Love Bites" (12" Dark Night Mix) – 7:35
  3. "Love Bites" (12" Fright Night Mix) – 8:21
  4. "Love Bites" (12" Deep Into the Night Mix) – 6:40
  5. "Love Bites" (7" Fright Night Instrumental) – 3:52
  6. "Love Bites" (7" Deep Into the Night Mix) – 3:45
  • 12" promotional single[5]
A1. "Love Bites" (12" Fright Night Mix) – 8:21
A2. "Love Bites" (7" Fright Night Mix) – 3:40
B1. "Love Bites" (12" Dark Night Mix) – 7:35
B2. "Love Bites" (12" Deep Into the Night Mix) – 6:40

References[edit]

  1. ^ "SCI-FI CHANNEL LAUNCH VAMPIRE FILM SEASON WITH WORLDWIDE EXCLUSIVE - A NEW SONG FROM GRACE JONES". www.prnewswire.co.uk. Retrieved 2012-02-06. 
  2. ^ "Grace Jones Homepage : Music Videos". grace-jones.50megs.com. Retrieved 2012-02-05. 
  3. ^ "Grace Jones - Love Bites (CD) at Discogs". www.discogs.com. Retrieved 2009-06-05. 
  4. ^ "Love Bites by Grace Jones : Reviews and Ratings - Rate Your Music". rateyourmusic.com. Retrieved 2012-02-06. 
  5. ^ "Grace Jones - Love Bites (Vinyl) at Discogs". www.discogs.com. Retrieved 2012-02-06.