The other day, I was scrolling through my Facebook feed and stumbled upon an article from a famous online magazine. Its tagline was "How to make her fall in love with you." I couldn't resist clicking and was confronted with the usual "just-be-yourself" advice.
If you're like me, you probably like to think of more fun answers to such serious questions. If you also play the piano, you probably already know that there's no faster way to win someone's heart than playing them a beautiful song. I've made a light-hearted list of songs that you can learn to test this out for yourself.
"Comptine D'un Autre Été" by Yann Tiersen
This piece is from the movie "Amélie". Many people say this is one of the most beautiful songs they have ever heard. It certainly makes you feel a particular melancholy, or bittersweet happiness. Whenever you see a piano, play this song. Like magic, the hearts of the people around you will open up.
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"Gymnopédie No. 1" by Erik Satie
The name of this song might sound strange, but don't let it fool you. Satie's "Gymnopédie No. 1" is one of the most powerful classical piano pieces. Thanks to its relaxing and atmospheric melody, listening to this piece feels a lot like floating through space. Learn to play it, and people will feel a strong attraction towards you.
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Forrest Gump Main Theme
This is a beautiful piece of music from a beautiful movie. I have heard people say that they cry each time they listen to this melody. You should definitely learn this piece and keep it in your repertoire.
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"River flows in you" by Yiruma
This song became famous after featuring in the Twilight movies. But it was actually written long before the series did! A wonderful sentimental song, it's able to melt melts hearts everywhere. Some even say this is the ultimate song to play to make somebody fall in love with you.
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"Una Mattina" by Ludovico Einaudi
This song is known from the movie "The Intouchables". As one YouTube comment puts it: "On this Valentine's Day (2015) I kissed a (fantastic) girl with all my heart while this music was playing..." Do we need to say more? Playing "Una Mattina" certainly creates the perfect atmosphere for a first kiss.
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We can't predict whose hearts you will win...
...but it is definitely worth a try.
Of course, there are many other songs that'll charm audience. But with these five songs you are already well equipped to serenade your sweetheart!
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