Is This Love

Album: Kaya (1978)
Charted: 9
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  • In the liner notes of Africa Unite: The Singles Collection, Island Records boss Chris Blackwell wrote: "'Is This Love' is a great song and I was always very happy with Kaya, the album it came from. It had a very summery, carefree feel. When the album came out, several reviewers said he'd gone soft. But Bob was feeling great at that time and those songs reflected how he was feeling."
  • In the music video supermodel Naomi Campbell, then 7-years-old, makes her first public appearance.
  • This was featured in the films In The Name Of The Father (1993) and Lake Placid (1999).
  • Corinne Bailey Rae covered this for her The Love EP. The English songstress' version won Best R&B Performance at the 2012 Grammy Awards.
  • Electronic artists Lvndscape and Bolier created a remix in 2016, which returned the song to the UK Top 20.
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  • Quizzle from DcI've heard (and read) that 'Is This Love' was written for Cindy Breakspeare, Damian Marley's Mom...
  • Alen from Ogalla, DeMy Favorite song. If my boyfriend was to sing me a song I would stop him in that chessy song and pull out my Bob Marley Is This Love Lyrics:)IloveyouAvion:)
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