“I Don’t Wanna Live Without Your Love” is a song written by Diane Warren and Albert Hammondby, and recorded by the American rock band Chicago. It was released on May 20, 1988 with “I Stand Up” on the B-side as the lead single from their album “Chicago 19.” The song is known for its smooth and pop-oriented sound.
“I Don’t Wanna Live Without Your Love” is characterized by its melodic and soft rock sound, featuring the distinctive vocals of Bill Champlin. The song combines elements of pop and adult contemporary music and is marked by its catchy chorus and harmonious arrangement. The lyrics of the song convey a message of love and longing, with the narrator expressing a deep desire not to live without the love of their partner.
The song “I Don’t Wanna Live Without Your Love” was a commercial success in North America, reaching #3 on the Billboard Hot 100, and #5 in Canada (but in the UK, it reached only at #127). It remains one of Chicago’s well-known tracks and is often associated with the band’s transition into a more pop-oriented sound in the late 1980s.
Chicago – I Don’t Wanna Live Without Your Love – Lyrics