‘True Love’ is the seventh song on George Harrison’s seventh solo album Thirty Three & ⅓.

The song was written by Cole Porter, and first appeared in the 1956 musical High Society. A duet between Bing Crosby and Grace Kelly, it was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Original Song.

Harrison’s version of ‘True Love’ – the only cover version on Thirty Three & ⅓ – was released as a UK single on 18 February 1977, with ‘Pure Smokey’ on the b-side. It failed to chart.

The delightfully silly video featured Harrison – wearing a boater hat and blazer – punting on the river in the grounds of Friar Park. The clip, designed to echo the ‘True Love’ scene in the 1956 film, was directed by Monty Python’s Eric Idle.

Previous song: ‘It’s What You Value’
Next song: ‘Pure Smokey’
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