This is Love

Album: The Fugitive (1983)
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Songfacts®:

  • This is the first track on Genesis keyboard player Tony Banks' second solo album, The Fugitive. It's his only album where he sang the lead vocals, and that informed his songwriting, since he wanted to keep the lyrics and music simple so he could handle the vox.
  • In our interview with Tony Banks, he described this as a "love gone wrong" song, and said it was inspired by songs with a similar theme from '60s acts like The Beatles. The story is fiction, as Banks was writing in character.

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  • PjShould have been a hit, but did not even chart, I believe.
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