I Believe In A Thing Called Love – The Darkness

Posted on November 11, 2011

You have to go back a little bit to find a video of The Darkness performing ‘I believe in a thing called love’ even though it was just recently performed by camp Johnny on the XFactor.

Sorry Johnny it was OK but nowhere near as good as the original, to prove it I have included a performance by The Darkness produced in 2003 when they were on the the Jools HollandThe Ting Tings - That's Not My Name. Read more ... » show. Lead singer Justin Hawkins really shows you how this track should be done as the lead singer of the glam rock band from Lowestoft in Suffolk.

I Believe in a Thing Called Love is the 4th track on their album Permission to Land also released in 2003 and was their debut albumBruno Mars - Grenade. Read more ... ». It wasn’t long before the band hit problems and after their second album One Way Ticket to Hell… and Back was released at the end of 2005, Justin Hawkins left the band funnily enough this was after he successfully completed a course for drug and alcohol rehabilitation. Usually it is when someone is having these types of problems that they head off into the sunset.

Still the good news is that this year they have been reported to be getting back together and to have started work on a 3rd album. Be good to see what they come up with when they decide on a release date and title. Last I heard it was going to be late in 2011 so they need to get a move on because late 2011 is rapidly approaching early 2012.

Permission to Land

1. Black Shuck
2. Get Your Hands Off My Woman
3. Growing on Me
4. I Believe in a Thing Called Love
5. Love Is Only a Feeling
6. Givin’ Up
7. Stuck in a Rut
8. Friday NightLast Friday Night - Katy Perry. Read more ... »
9. Love on the Rocks With No Ice
10. Holding My Own

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