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A Song About Being In Love, but Also Not

The story behind 10cc’s “I’m Not in Love”

Photo by Serj Tyaglovsky on Unsplash

I’m not in love
So don’t forget it
It’s just a silly phase I’m going through.

When Eric Stewart from the 70s rock group 10cc sat down to record this song, the last thing on his mind was not being in love. In fact, he very much was, with his wife, Gloria.

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Angelina Der Arakelian

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