This French song was written by Mort Shuman and Michele Vendome and was originally titled L’Amour Est Ce Qu’il Est. English lyrics were written by Kenny Lynch in 1966. It was recorded by Cilla Black in 1966 and was released as a single. The B-side was Yesterday. The single reached number five on the UK Singles chart. Cilla Black was from Liverpool and was managed by Brian Epstein. Love’s Just A Broken Heart was her sixth top twenty hit in the UK.