“Touch Me (I Want Your Body)” is a song by English singer Samantha Fox. Samantha rose to fame as a topless Page 3 model in The Suntabloid newspaper, where she appeared regularly from 1983 until 1986. She became one of the most photographed British women of the 1980s and one of the 80’s most prominent sex symbols.
The song was written by Mark Shreeve, Jon Astrop, and Pete Q. Harris, and produced by the latter two. It was released on 10 March 1986 as Fox’s debut single and the lead single from the Touch Me album with “Never Gonna Fall in Love Again”, and “Drop Me a Line” on the B-side. It became a breakthrough hit for Fox, launching her career as a pop icon. The single reached the top ten in numerous countries, incl. #1 in Canada and Australia. In the United States, it peaked at #4. The song’s popularity helped propel Samantha Fox’s debut album to great success, achieving platinum status and spawning additional hit singles.
“Touch Me” is an upbeat and catchy pop song with elements of dance and disco. It features a strong bassline, pulsating synthesizers, and a lively drumbeat. The lyrics of the song are seductive and suggestive, expressing Fox’s desire for physical affection and intimacy. “Touch Me” represents the vibrant and energetic pop sound of the mid-1980s. While it was met with mixed critical reception, there is no denying its impact on popular culture and its status as one of Samantha Fox’s most iconic songs.
Samantha Fox – Touch Me (I Want Your Body) – Lyrics