Crazy Love (2:34)

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“Crazy Love” is a romantic ballad written by Northern Irish singer-songwriter Van Morrison and included on his 1970 album, Moondance. The song was released as a single in May 1970 with “Come Running” as the A side, and again in Holland with “Come Running” as the B side.

Ray Charles introduced Van Morrison by starting the first verse before Van’s appearance when he was inducted into the Songwriter’s Hall of Fame in 2003. Morrison and Charles then finished with a duet of “Crazy Love”. Ray Charles remarked about this performance: “It meant a lot to sing ‘Crazy Love’ on stage that evening. “[3] Genius Loves Company, Ray Charles’ 2004 album, includes this duet featuring the two singers.

Van Morrison and Bob Dylan sang a duet of “Crazy Love” on the BBC film, One Irish Rover in 1991.

“Crazy Love” has featured in several movies including: She’s Having a Baby (1988), starring Kevin Bacon, Always (1989) with Richard Dreyfuss, Leaving Normal (1992) and “Jason’s Lyric (1994) and Phenomenon (as covered by Aaron Neville and Robbie Robertson), (1996) starring John Travolta.[4] Brian Kennedy’s cover of “Crazy Love” was featured in the 1994 movie, When a Man Loves a Woman.[5]

“Crazy Love” was listed as No. 198 on the All Time 885 Greatest Songs compiled in 2004 by WXPN from listener’s votes.[6

Van Morrison - vocals
John Klingberg - bass guitar
Jeff Labes - piano
Gary Mallaber - drums, vibraphone
John Platania - guitar
Judy Clay - background vocals
Emily Houston - background vocals
Jackie Verdell -background vocals


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I can hear her heart beat for a thousand miles
And the heaven's open every time she smiles
And when I come to her that's where I belong
Yet I'm running to her like a river's song

MetroLyrics Full lyrics at MetroLyrics


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