Song of the Day: Huey Lewis & The News, “I Want A New Drug”

Huey Lewis & The News really hit it big with their third album, 1983’s Sports, which shot to the top of Billboard‘s Hot 200 Albums chart and earned Gold status in the UK, Diamond status in Canada, and 7 times Platinum status in the US. "I Want A New Drug" was the second single from the album, which reached #6 on the Hot 100, #7 on the Adult Contemporary chart, #1 on the Dance chart, and #6 in Canada, earning Gold records in both countries.

21 thoughts on “Song of the Day: Huey Lewis & The News, “I Want A New Drug”

  1. I danced to this often and will still dance away if my hips allow it. I was always wondering why a vampire shows up in this video

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    1. I heard he’s retired now. Apparently he has Meniere’s disease (which one of my cats had), which causes hearing loss and gives you problems with your balance. He’s only 70, so he’s still pretty young…

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