Down on Love

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For a Kelly Rowland song of the same name, see Talk a Good Game.
"Down On Love"
Single by Foreigner
from the album Agent Provocateur
B-side "Growing Up The Hard Way"
Released September 1985 (1985-09)
Format 7"
Recorded early 1984
Genre Rock
Length 4:08 (single)
Label Atlantic
Writer(s) Lou Gramm, Mick Jones
Producer(s) Gary Lyons, John Sinclair
Foreigner singles chronology
"Growing Up the Hard Way"
"Down on Love"
"Say You Will"

"Down on Love" was the fifth and final single taken from the album Agent Provocateur by the band Foreigner, and primarily released only in the U.S. in September 1985.

The song was written by Lou Gramm and Mick Jones, and the b-side, "Growing Up the Hard Way", was itself released as an A-side single in Europe. This song reached number 54 in the U.S. charts.

Allmusic critic Bret Adams praised the song's "pleasant chorus" and "warm keyboard melody."[1] It reached #54 on the Billboard Hot 100.[2]


  1. ^ Adams, B. "Agent Provocateur". Allmusic. Retrieved 2012-05-24. 
  2. ^ "Agent Provocateur Billboard singles". Allmusic. Retrieved 2012-05-24. 

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