Like to Get to Know You Well
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|"Like to Get to Know You Well"|
|Single by Howard Jones|
|from the album The 12" Album
Dream Into Action (CD)'
|Released||30 July 1984 (UK)
9 September 1984 (US)
|Format||vinyl record (7")(12")|
|Genre||Synthpop, new wave|
|Howard Jones singles chronology|
"Like to Get to Know You Well" is a song by the English musician Howard Jones released as a single in 1984. It reached number 4 on the UK Singles Chart, and was subsequently included on his remix album The 12" Album. It was later included as a bonus track on CD versions of Jones' second studio album, Dream Into Action (1985).
The sleeve carried the motto "Dedicated to the original spirit of the Olympic Games" as the single was released at the start of the 1984 Summer Olympics. The extended version, subtitled "International Remix", featured Jones singing in English, German and French.
"Like To Get To Know You Well" was featured on the soundtrack to the John Cusack movie Better Off Dead.
- "Like to Get to Know You Well" - 3:59
- "Bounce Right Back" - 4:34
- "Like to Get to Know You Well (International Remix)" - 7:42
- "Bounce Right Back (Cause + Effect Mix)" - 7:29
Two different videos were made. The first featured Jones walking around the streets of London greeting members of the public, accompanied by his bandmates of the time. When the single was released in the US, a new animated video was produced for that market.