The Book of Love, live, by Peter Gabriel.

Via Waylon Lewis
on Jun 15, 2011
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It makes me believe in love, again.

I’m in love with the timeless sadness and nobility, the quality of the love in this song. I first heard it here. Then, a month later, here again. Finally, I searched it out on youtube, found the whole bit, and blogged it here. Then, on youtube, searched for a version showing Gabriel singing it. Here:


About Waylon Lewis

Waylon Lewis, founder of elephant magazine, now & host of Walk the Talk Show with Waylon Lewis, is a 1st generation American Buddhist “Dharma Brat." Voted #1 in U.S. on twitter for #green two years running, Changemaker & Eco Ambassador by Treehugger, Green Hero by Discovery’s Planet Green, Best (!) Shameless Self-Promoter at Westword's Web Awards, Prominent Buddhist by Shambhala Sun, & 100 Most Influential People in Health & Fitness 2011 by "Greatist", Waylon is a mediocre climber, lazy yogi, 365-day bicycle commuter & best friend to Redford (his rescue hound). His aim: to bring the good news re: "the mindful life" beyond the choir & to all those who didn't know they gave a care. | His first book, Things I would like to do with You, is now available.


8 Responses to “The Book of Love, live, by Peter Gabriel.”

  1. BELIEVE! Such a beautiful song. Moves you right to the core of the center of your being.

  2. matt says:

    Incredible how music has such a strong power to move us! To make the hairs on our arm stand on end….to make our hearts feel full and like it's going to explode with love…

    As a music teacher I feel this power all the time, and it never dissipates, I can trust that when I hear a song full of light and love I will have this same reaction; love, inspiration, sublime lifting of my soul.

    Thanks for sharing it !

  3. Elizabeth says:
    The Magnetic Fields – Original artist and songwriter…

  4. Elizabeth says:
    My post above is a mistake…here is the original w/ the artist and songwriter…but the version above is quite nice too. Beautiful song and a favorite of mine since seeing Peter perform this at Red Rocks this past May.

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  6. Mary says:

    there is an amazing video of him with the New Blood Orchestra. We saw it 3D in a theatre last spring. Absolutely transcendental. This song had little hearts and music notes floating right into your face as you watched/listened. Super fun and Gabriel does not disappoint, ever.

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