Culture Club: Do You Really Want To Hurt Me?

Bersama, empat personil Culture Club membuat lagu ini. Boy George, sang vokalis, menulis liriknya. Do You Really Want To Hurt Me rilis dalam album pertama Culture Club, ‘Kissing To Be Clever’ pada tahun 1983. 

 
Awalnya lagu ini tak dirilis dalam bentuk single, karena Boy George merasa lagu ini punya nilai personal. Satu hal yang belakangan diakui George, lagu tersebut terinspirasi dari hubungannya dengan drummer Culture Club, Jon Moss. Mereka ternyata menjalin hubungan sekitar 6 tahun dan menyembunyikannya dari publik. Hal itu sering memunculkan perasaan terluka pada George.

Lagu ini pun langsung melejit setelah diputuskan untuk dirilis sebagai single. Dua single mereka sebelumnya gagal, dan Do You Really Want To Hurt Me adalah kesempatan terakhir mereka. Single ini menjadi nomor satu di 23 negara

Do You Really Want To Hurt Me

Give me time to realize my crime
Let me love and steal.
I have danced inside your eyes
How can I be real.

Do you really want to hurt me
Do you really want to make me cry
Precious kisses words that burn me
Lovers never ask you why.
In my heart the fire is burning
Choose my color find a star
Precious people always tell me
That's a step a step too far.

Do you really want to hurt me
Do you really want to make me cry
Do you really want to hurt me
Do you really want to make me cry.

Words are few
I have spoken
I could waste a thousand years
Wrapped in sorrow, words are token
Come inside and catch my tears
You've been talking but believe me
If it's true you do not know
This boy loves without a reason
I'm prepared to let you go

If it's love you want from me
Then take it away
Everything's not what you see it's over again.

Do you really want to hurt me
Do you really want to make me cry
Do you really want to hurt me
Do you really want to make me cry.

Give me time to realize my crime
Let me love and steal.
I have danced inside your eyes
How can I be real.
If it's love you want from me then take it again.

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