Eros (Cupid) Sightings
- "Cupid" 1961
"Cupid, draw back your bow and let your arrow go/ Straight to my lover's heart, for me…" In this song by Sam Cooke, the singer begs Cupid for a bit of help in his love life. (Check out the song here.) Amy Winehouse also did a great cover of the song. (Listen to it here.)
- Marvel Comics 1987
Cupid entered the Marvel universe in an Avengers comic book in 1987. He has an unbelievable superhero outfit and Fabio-like blond hair.
- "Cupid" 1997
"I'm only sayin' what's in my heart/ Cupid doesn't lie …" This one is a song by 112. (Listen to the full song here.)
- Cupid 1998 - 2009
This old TV series from ABC has a pretty crazy premise: "Trevor Hale is attractive, witty, uncommonly intelligent - and he may be Cupid, the Greco-Roman god of erotic love. Probably not, but he thinks so. Trevor's insistence that he is Cupid lands him in a mental hospital, where he meets psychologist Claire Allen, a renowned authority on romance. Trevor tells Claire that he has been stripped of his godly powers by Zeus, and exiled from Mount Olympus as a punishment for arrogance. To win his way back among the gods, Trevor must unite 100 couples in everlasting love, without his bow and arrows." The series was remade in 2009.
- "Cupid" 2003
"You'll always be mine, Cupid only misses sometimes …" Cupid inspires yet another song – this one by Jack Johnson. (Listen to it here.)
- "Cupid's Chokehold" 2005
In this Gym Class Heroes song, Cupid doesn't always play nice. He also makes an appearance in the music video.
- "Cupid" 2011
"And Cupid has done it again." Songs named Cupid never get old. Lloyd joins the list of artists who have written songs about Cupid. (Listen to the song here.)