Lovin', Touchin', Squeezin'

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"Lovin', Touchin', Squeezin'"
Single by Journey
from the album Evolution
B-side "Daydream"
Released September 1979
Format 7" single
Recorded Cherokee Studios, Los Angeles, California, 1978
Genre Hard rock
Length 3:55
Label Columbia
Writer(s) Steve Perry
Producer(s) Roy Thomas Baker
Journey singles chronology
"Just The Same Way"
"Lovin', Touchin', Squeezin'"
"Too Late"

"Lovin', Touchin' Squeezin'" is a song by American rock group Journey, released as a single in 1979 from the album Evolution. It became Journey's first hit, reaching No. 16 on the Billboard Hot 100 in November of that year. It also reached No. 12 in Canada and No. 37 in New Zealand.

"Lovin', Touchin', Squeezin'" was covered by progressive metal band Dream Theater on their EP, A Change of Seasons, in 1995.

Music video[edit]

In July 1979, a music video was released for this song. It was directed by Bruce Gowers, best known for directing videos for Queen, Michael Jackson, and Prince.

Use in media[edit]

  • The original recording of "Lovin', Touchin', Squeezin'" appeared in the pilot episode of Glee and was used and recorded by the cast of Glee in a mash-up with "Any Way You Want It" for the first season finale.


Additional musicians[edit]

  • Greg Werner – backing vocals