Love is a four letter word. So is Hate. And sometimes, it’s hard to tell one from the other. Sometimes – it can take as long as seventeen years! Stupid Cupid.
“Inept Cupid” is a melody composed by Howard Greenfield and Neil Sedaka which turned into a hit for Connie Francis in 1958. In the spring of 1958 Francis had hit No. 4 with her breakout hit, a stone anthem adaptation of the standard “Who’s Sorry Now?”. The comparably styled postliminary “I’m Sorry I Made You Cry” had scarcely come to the Top 40 and Francis reviews: “I knew I needed to think of a hit on the third record. It was vital.