There was this video I saw on TV, as little kid while I was visiting family in California around 35 years ago.

The video was animated in the same style as the movie Heavy Metal but it absolutely was not from that movie. The chorus of the song was sung by a woman and went,

"I wanna be you lover, I wanna be your friend."

The animation was of a male astronaut in his ship flying through space. The voice was of this angelic, female, celestial being floating outside the spaceship. The astronaut was watching through the windshield.

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    Could you please describe the music style and instruments? – Arsak May 16 '19 at 7:30
  • Early 80s pop. Synth and drums, and guitar. – Cheap Thrilll May 17 '19 at 2:21

Are you sure the lyrics were not 'I wanna be your lover, I don't want to be your friend'?

What you probably watched was a music video of I Wanna Be Your Lover by La Bionda. This and Heavy Metal both have the same animation style, so I think this is what you're looking for.

As a side note, another song with similar lyrics is I Wanna Be Your Lover by The Cascades.

Update: Forgot to add that the description you made about the video matches the music video I linked from La Bionda.

  • I cant thank enough. It was the video by La Bionda. A band ive never heard of. Butt that was absolutley it. Although through the years, in my mind the females part sounded like Debbie Harry. Lol. Thanks again!! – Cheap Thrilll May 17 '19 at 2:19
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    @CheapThrilll No problem. If this helped you, you can mark the answer as accepted :) – H. Is May 17 '19 at 2:20

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