The Love Songs (Peter Hammill album)

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The Love Songs
Studio album by Peter Hammill
Released August 1984
Genre Art rock
Label Charisma Records
Producer Peter Hammill, David Lord
Peter Hammill chronology
The Love Songs
The Margin
(1985)The Margin1985
Professional ratings
Review scores
Allmusic2/5 stars [1]

The Love Songs is an album by Peter Hammill, originally released on Charisma Records in 1984.

The album is a compilation of ballads from Hammill's previous solo albums, re-recorded in new versions; all reworked, redubbed and remixed to form this album. The lead vocals were replaced on all tracks, except "Been Alone So Long". All tracks were based on the original multitracks, except "Again" and "If I Could", which are based on live K Group performances taken from the Margin Tour.

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by Peter Hammill, except where indicated.

  1. "Just Good Friends"
  2. "My Favourite"
  3. "Been Alone So Long" (Chris Judge Smith)
  4. "Ophelia"
  5. "Again"
  6. "If I Could"
  7. "Vision"
  8. "Don't Tell Me"
  9. "The Birds"
  10. "(This Side of) The Looking Glass"



  1. ^ Thompson, Dave. The Love Songs at AllMusic