Love Songs (Michael Franks album)

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Love Songs
Michael Franks Love Songs CD.jpg
Compilation album by Michael Franks
Released 27 Jan 2004
Recorded 1976 – 1995
Genre Jazz
Vocal jazz
Smooth jazz
Length 71:50
Language English
Label Warner Bros.
Michael Franks chronology
Watching the Snow
(2003)Watching the Snow2003
Love Songs
Rendezvous in Rio
(2006)Rendezvous in Rio2006
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 4.5/5 stars[1]

Love Songs is a jazz vocal album by singer-songwriter Michael Franks, released in 2004 with Warner Bros.[2] It is Franks' twentieth album, and his fourth and compilation after Indispensable: The Best of Michael Franks in 1988, The Best of Michael Franks: A Backward Glance in 1998 and The Michael Franks Anthology: The Art of Love in 2003.

The compilation contains a selection of tracks spanning almost two decades, from The Art of Tea in 1976, to Abandoned Garden in 1995.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "The Lady Wants To Know" (from Sleeping Gypsy, 1977) Franks 4:44
2. "When I Give My Love To You" (from Skin Dive, 1985) Franks 4:26
3. "Tell Me All About It" (from Passionfruit, 1983) Franks 4:34
4. "Sunday Morning Here With You" (from Passionfruit, 1983) Franks 4:34
5. "Tahitian Moon" (from Objects of Desire, 1982) Franks 4:36
6. "Now I Know Why (They Call It Falling)" (from Skin Dive, 1985) Franks 4:56
7. "On My Way Home To You" (from One Bad Habit, 1980) Franks 4:50
8. "Popsicle Toes" (from The Art of Tea, 1976) Franks 4:34
9. "Meet Me In the Deerpark" (from Burchfield Nines, 1978) Franks 5:58
10. "Living On The Inside" (from Tiger in the Rain, 1979) Franks 5:37
11. "Rainy Night In Tokyo" (from Passionfruit, 1983) Franks 4:42
12. "Vivaldi's Song" (from Burchfield Nines, 1978) Franks 4:12
13. "Mr. Blue" (from The Art of Tea, 1976) Franks 4:02
14. "When The Cookie Jar Is Empty" (from Burchfield Nines, 1978) Franks 5:10
15. "Somehow Our Love Survives" (from Abandoned Garden, 1995) Franks, Sample 5:00


  1. ^ Jurek, Thom. Love Songs – Michael Franks at AllMusic. Retrieved 2012-02-21.
  2. ^ "Discography in Order of Release". Retrieved 2012-02-21.