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
(2004)
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

References[edit]

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

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