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"It Must Be Love"
Madness
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The song the band didn't want to record but one of their biggest hits to date.

It's also more well-known than the original version that Labi Siffre had a hit with 10 years previously.
Madness
Song facts
Composer  Labi Siffre
Genre  Pop
Album  Complete Madness
Year of Release  1981
In cover versions
Lesley Judd
Lesley Judd recorded a cover of "It Must Be Love" with the Young Generation.

 Listen to Leslie Judd with her Young Generation cover

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Madness
49%
The Young Generation
1%
Labi Siffre
37%
Button Down Brass
1%
Lyn Paul
10%
Marian Montgomery
2%

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they made the song their own but I don't think they ruined it in the process ...


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