"Better Than Love" is the debut single by British synthpop duo Hurts from their debut album, Happiness. It was released on 23 May 2010 in the United Kingdom, where it peaked at number fifty on the UK Singles Chart. It also charted in Belgium and the Netherlands.
The song was re-released as a double A-side with 'Illuminated' on 1 May 2011.
The music video was uploaded onto Hurts' official YouTube channel on 28 April 2010, following a trailer uploaded the day before. Their first professionally made music video, it features Theo Hutchcraft and Adam Anderson in an audition hall surrounded by women dressed in similar attire to themselves. As Anderson plays piano, Hutchcraft watches the auditions in the reflection of the hall's mirror. The video was filmed in Bucharest, Romania, in Buftea studio along with Romanian actresses Laura Cosoi, Mădălina Ghiţescu, and others. Cosoi also starred in the video for their later song "Sunday".