You’ve had the best date with your lover. Plan to close your perfect date with a pre-selected play-list setting the mood for the rest of the night. Here are the 10 songs you need to close the perfect date:
Marvin Gaye, Let’s Get It On
‘I’ve been really tryin’, baby / Tryin’ to hold back this feeling for so long / And if you feel like I feel, baby / Then, c’mon, oh, c’mon…’ This song incorporates smooth soul, doo-wop, and quiet storm with its sexually suggestive lyrics.
Beirut, Postcards From Italy
‘The times we had / Oh, when the wind would blow with rain and snow / Were not all bad / We put our feet just where they had, had to go…’ Beirut’s music combines elements of indie-rock and world music.
Radiohead, All I Need
‘You are all I need / You are all I need / I’m in the middle of your picture / Lying in the leaves…’ This is a downbeat track which sees front-man Thom Yorke singing of obsession and unrequited love.
Joni Mitchell, A Case Of You
‘Oh you are in my blood like holy wine / You taste so bitter / And so sweet oh / I could drink a case of you darling and I would’ One of Mitchell’s most famous songs, particularly popular with women.
The Tallest Man On Earth, Love Is All
‘Oh, I said I could rise / From the harness of our goals / Here come the tears / But like always, I let them go…’ Kristian Matsson’s music has often drawn comparisons to the music of Bob Dylan.
Peter Gabriel, The Book of Love
‘I write down / Everything that you say / So I don’t get lonely / When you are away…’ A song originally from The Magnetic Fields 1999 album ‘69 Love Songs’.
Al Green, Let’s Stay Together
‘Let’s stay together / I, I’m I’m so in love with you / Whatever you want to do / Is all right with me…’ this song is sixtieth in the Rolling Stone magazine’s list of the 500 Greatest Songs of All Time.
Adele, Make you Feel My Love
When the rain / Is blowing in your face / And the whole world / Is on your case… this song was originally written by Bob Dylan and first released commercially by Billy Joel.
For Once in my Life, Stevie Wonder
The most familiar and successful version of “For Once in My Life” is an up-tempo arrangement by Stevie Wonder and was a top-three hit in the United States and the United Kingdom in late 1968 and early 1969.
Come Away with Me-Norah Jones
‘Come away with me in the night / Come away with me / And I will write you a song / Come away with me on a bus…’ is a song written by Norah Jones for her 2002 début studio album of the same name.