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Def Leppard - Photograph


Deff Leppard - Photograph - Meaning of the song


Def Leppard’s 1983 hit, “Photograph”, is the lead single off their third album, Pyromania.

The album's production was overseen by Mutt Lange, who also contributed to the songs, including "Photograph." Lange proposed the lyric "All I've Got Is an Image," which gained traction with the members and was developed around the idea of a guy who was obsessed about a girl but only had a photograph of her to cherish.


While the band would occasionally attribute the song to Marilyn Monroe, there was never any solid evidence of such a reference, and it was merely used to make a good story for the track. When you study at the lyrics closely, you can see that the general intention was to portray great affection for a woman in the anthem rocker.


Photograph - Lyrics


I'm outta luck, outta love

Got a photograph, picture of

Passion killer, you're too much

You're the only one I wanna touch


I see your face every time I dream

On every page, every magazine

So wild and free,

So far from me

You're all I want, my fantasy


Look what you've done to this rock 'n' roll clown

Look what you've done


Photograph

I don't want your photograph

I don't need your photograph

All I've got is a photograph

But it's not enough


I'd be your lover, if you were there

Put your hurt on me, if you dare

Such a woman, you got style

You make every man feel like a child


You got some kinda hold on me

You're all wrapped up in mystery

So wild and free

So far from me

You're all I want, my fantasy


Look what you've done to this rock 'n' roll clown

Look what you've done


I gotta have you


Photograph

I don't want your Photograph

I don't need your photograph

All I've got is a photograph


You've gone straight to my head


Look what you've done to this rock 'n' roll clown

Look what you've done


I gotta have you


Photograph

I don't want your photograph

I don't need your photograph

All I've got is a photograph


I wanna touch you


Photograph

Photograph

Your photograph

Photograph

Photograph

I need more than your photograph

I'm outta love

Photograph

I'm outta love

Photograph

You're the only one

Photograph

I wanna touch


Def Leppard - Photograph - Live


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