49 More Really Sexual Top 40 Hits

Mazzy Star "Fade Into You" (1994)

Hot 100 Peak Position: No. 44

An intimate, slinky alt-rock song with a sensitive exterior, "Fade Into You" is also a pretty blatant sexual entendre from its opening line ("I want to hold the hand inside you") to its title. Really, though, the song's sexuality is located in the search for intimacy-one that, judging from its lyrics, isn't being reciprocated. It's about the vulnerability of sexuality, the competing feelings of comfort and uncertainty, affection and mystery.

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