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(Love Moves in) Mysterious Ways

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Released  February 1992
Recorded  1991
Length  4:34
Format  CD, cassette
Genre  Pop
Label  Virgin Records
(Love Moves in) Mysterious Ways

"(Love Moves in) Mysterious Ways" is a single by British singer-songwriter Julia Fordham. It was released in 1992 from her 1991 album Swept. The song charted at number 19 on the UK Singles Chart, becoming her highest charting single in the country.

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The song became a popular pop-standard in the Philippines when it was reintroduced by Filipino singer Nina in 2005.

Background

The song was first offered to Linda Ronstadt but she turned it down so it was then introduced to Fordham.

Performances

In 2014, Fordham performed it live for her two Valentine concerts entitled "Love Moves..." in the Philippines.

Cover Versions

On October 13, 2015 the song was covered by Thats My Bae Grand Winner Kenneth Medrano for the official bonus track Made For You.

Track listing

CD single
  1. "(Love Moves in) Mysterious Ways"
  2. "Happy Ever After"
  3. "Manhattan Skyline"
  4. "One of the Boys"

Nina version

"Love Moves in Mysterious Ways" is the first single from Filipino singer Nina's third album Nina Live!. It was released in February 2005 by Warner Music, along with the live album. The song was part of the Nina Live! recording session on January 30, 2005 at the PHI Resto and Bar, Metrowalk in Pasig City. The song is considered to be one of the main reasons why Nina Live! became a success, which was certified Diamond by the Philippine Association of the Record Industry.

Internationally, the song was released as a digital download through Rhino Records.

Music video

The music video for "Love Moves in Mysterious Ways" was recorded during the Nina Live! recording sessions, which was directed by Marla Ancheta. No studio version was recorded for release. The video features Nina performing live with The Essence band. Fans and audience surround her, while she sings the song to them.

The video premiered on myx in February 2005.

Release history

Other versions

  • "Love Moves in Mysterious Ways" was released by Michael English on his album Hope in 1993.
  • The song was also covered by Filipino band MYMP for their 2005 album Versions.
  • Christian Bautista also covered the song for Kris Aquino's album My Hearts Journey in 2011.
  • References

    (Love Moves in) Mysterious Ways Wikipedia


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