Billy Ocean - Loverboy

Billy Ocean – Loverboy

Loverboy” is a song written by Keith Diamond, Billy Ocean and Robert John “Mutt” Lange. It was released on November 15, 1984 with Dub Mix of the song on the B-side as the second single from Ocean’s fifth studio album titled “Suddenly.”


Billy Ocean - Loverboy - single cover

“Loverboy” is an upbeat R&B and pop track characterized by its catchy melody and Billy Ocean’s smooth vocals. The song revolves around themes of love, attraction, and expressing affection for a romantic interest.

The sci-fi-themed music video was directed by Maurice Phillips. It was filmed at Durdle Door in Dorset, England


Upon its release, “Loverboy” reached the top ten in many countries, including #1 in South Africa. In the United States, it reached #1 on Billboard Hod Dancee Club Play chart, and #2 on Billboard Hot 100 chart. While it didn’t become one of Billy Ocean’s highest-charting songs, it remains a notable part of his discography and contributed to his successful music career in the 1980s.

Billy Ocean – Loverboy – Lyrics