The well known music group that sang "I Want to Know What Love Is" is Foreigner. The song was written and composed by Mick Jones. An uncredited portion of the song (somewhere between 5% according to Jones and 40% according to Lou Gramm) was provided by Gramm. Jones and Alex Sadkin are executives who produced by the record. "I Want to Know What Love Is" was the first single released from Foreigner's album 'Agent Provocateur' (1984). The song was pleased to feature backing vocals from the New Jersey Mass Choir.

This song is a power ballad that hit number one in both the UK and the USA and was one of the Foreigner's biggest hits. It remains one of the band's best-known songs. It is a very enduring song.

Foreigner is an English–American rock band. Originally, it was formed in New York City, NY in 1976. Veteran English musician and ex–'Spooky Tooth' member Mick Jones and fellow Briton and ex–'King Crimson' member Ian McDonald along with American vocalist Lou Gramm made up the group's core. Jones came up with the band's name as he, McDonald, and Dennis Elliott were British, while Gramm, Al Greenwood, and Ed Gagliardi were American. This band is now one of the world's best-selling bands of all time; its worldwide sales have topped more than 80 million records.

More Info: