Do you really want to hurt me? by Culture Club

Do You Really Want to Hurt Me is a song written and recorded by the British new wave band Culture Club. This page provides information about the song and links to the lyrics and the official video.

Do you really want to hurt me? by Culture Club


Beginner and intermediate students.

Facts about the song

  • Song: Do you really want to hurt me?
  • Album: Kissing to Be Clever
  • Date of release: September 6 1982
  • Genre: Country
  • Lenght of the song: 4 minutes and 22 seconds.
  • Writer: Culture Club
  • Produced by : Steve Levine

Interesting information about the song

This song was Culture Club's first success, after their first two releases, "White Boy" and "I'm Afraid of Me" charted in the UK at #114 and #100 respectively. According to Boy George, the band's singer, it was their last chance to get an album deal.

The video

Official Music Video

The lyrics

Full lyrics of this song

Language points

The song includes many examples of questions in the simple present . Here are some expressions that may be useful to students:

  • Do you really want to hurt me?
  • Do you really want to make me cry?

Source: Wikipedia

More lyrics here