The Book of Love (2:41)

Cover of 69 Love Songs (disc 1)

From 69 Love Songs (disc 1) and 7 other releases

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  • HebraicNeuroses

    don't fucking cry

    30 Sep 1:03am Reply
  • Icros

    <3

    25 Sep 2:52am Reply
  • Chriss_Whinstn

    Class! Very Cool Song!

    15 Jul 9:26am Reply
  • tysonteee

    j_brodu Gabriel's version sucks, Nataly Dawn's version sucks. wish people would stop saying obviously inferior covers of songs from this album are better than the originals. (3) -- seriously. agreed

    25 Aug 2013 Reply
  • brunogramacho

    Why people love to complain about PG version? I think it's very good, it's a different interpretation of the song. And I love this song. It's just wonderful.

    3 Aug 2013 Reply
  • dubyawhy

    Listening to Gabriel's version is bittersweet...beautiful instrumentation and singing, but I can't reconcile the original irony of the song with Gabriel's intended lovey-dovey interpretation.

    27 May 2013 Reply
  • EdgeLike

    peeps be mad that gabriel took the irony out of the song and actually made it a love song.

    9 May 2013 Reply
  • Cheezdude

    "Some of it is just transcendental. Some of it is just really dumb."

    7 May 2013 Reply
  • Cheezdude

    notquitegonzo THIS IS NOT A PETER GABRIEL ORIGINAL

    7 May 2013 Reply
  • b060113last

    Lyrically brilliant. Musically lame.

    12 Feb 2013 Reply
  • kaitlinandstuff

    What do you even write as a comment on this ridiculously incredible song? Am I doing this right?

    3 Nov 2012 Reply
  • robertfjr

    Hats off, Merrit.

    5 Oct 2012 Reply
  • YOMOTHAINLAW

    susan boyle's cover is better

    2 Oct 2012 Reply
  • target-uk

    Just such beautiful lyrics. :’)

    16 Aug 2012 Reply
  • GreenKamo

    Ahhh, lovely

    9 Jul 2012 Reply
  • KConn3711

    love the vibe and mood of this track

    3 Apr 2012 Reply
  • semionato

    you oughta give me wedding rings -- i couldn't believe in my ears when i listened to that for the first (and the second, and the third et al.) time. TOO BEAUTIFUL.

    20 Feb 2012 Reply
  • gilliananne

    Gosh! What a voice x

    14 Feb 2012 Reply
  • CleanSpoon

    dat voice

    13 Feb 2012 Reply
  • j_brodu

    Gabriel's version sucks, Nataly Dawn's version sucks. wish people would stop saying obviously inferior covers of songs from this album are better than the originals. (3) -- seriously.

    22 Jan 2012 Reply
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