Don Johnson's "Heartbeat" (part 2 of 2)

So here, in its breathtaking totality, is the profound chorus of “Heartbeat”:

Heartbeat
I’m lookin’ for a heartbeat
Heartbeat
I’m lookin’ for a heartbeat
Beatin’ like mine

Well, I’ll just go ahead and get the standard nitpick out of the way, which is that a “heartbeat” is a sound, and thus it’s impossible to “look” for it. I think I first heard that criticism back in 1986, and frankly, there are much stupider things to make fun of here. The word “looking” is pretty much interchangeable with “searching”, so I don’t see a whole lot wrong with this particular section of the song. Minus the wretched singing, of course.

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Multi-Part Article: Don Johnson's "Heartbeat"

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  • Patsy

    Say whatever you want about Don Johnson. I think his album is good. A lot of songs have words that don’t make sense. Don Johnson could sing about mud and still be good. He is a looker even at his current age.

    • JudeLawGuardian

      OH HELL YES.