9 Fabulous Songs for Falling in Love ...

Romantic songs are something that only the most hard-hearted can resist! Even they probably haven´t yet heard the song that will make their heart melt. There are so many beautiful songs for falling in love to, and they don´t have to be boring ballads. Here are some wonderful songs for falling in love …

1. Je T´aime … Moi Non plus (Serge Gainsbourg)

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It may have been released long before most of our readers were even born, but this infamous 60s track hasn´t lost any of its power! Perhaps it´s more about lust than love, but the two are generally intertwined … Gainsbourg recorded the more famous version with Jane Birkin, but I prefer the version he made with Brigitte Bardot, the most beautiful woman in the world, ever.

2. Wicked Game – Chris Isaak

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Surely nobody can remain indifferent to Wicked Game. It must be one of the most powerful songs for falling in love. You may have heard it used in the film ´Wild At Heart´ with Nicolas Cage and Laura Dern.

3. Mockingbirds – Grant Lee Buffalo

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This is probably not a very well-known song, but deserves to be on every playlist. I´ve loved it for almost 20 years. It´s truly beautiful and full of longing for someone special. Try something new, and get to know this lovely song.

4. Friends and Lovers – Bernard Butler

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Friends and Lovers is not your average love song, but why be average? Personally I can´t think of a better way to describe a really good relationship – being friends and lovers at the same time.

5. Take Me with You when You Go – the Jayhawks

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Another song that´s getting on for 20 years old, but a good song never dates, does it? It´s one of those songs that makes you long to feel that sensation of being loved – listen to it and maybe you will be!

6. Porpoise Song – the Monkees

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If you think the Monkees were just a put-together pop group, then check out the film they made in 1968 called Head. It´s wonderfully bizarre and surreal! Among the songs on the soundtrack was this achingly beautiful version of a song by Carol King – listening to it always gives me the sensation of something wonderful being just out of reach.

7. Hallelujah – Jeff Buckley

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Jeff Buckley´s tragically early death aged just 30 was a sad loss to music. His version of Hallelujah is the best of the many I´ve heard – how could one not fall in love listening to a beautiful song sung by such an amazing voice?

8. Good Old Fashioned Lover Boy – Queen

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Is this what we all really want – an old-style romantic lover? I don´t know, but it would be wonderful to be treated this way! This Queen classic deserves to be among the best romantic songs.

9. Volverte a Ver - Juanes

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Romantic songs come in all languages, and if you understand Spanish then you´ll enjoy this song by Columbian singer Juanes. If you don´t understand the language, the title means ´To See You Again´ - who wouldn´t want to have someone feel like that about them?

The songs I´ve chosen here aren´t conventional love songs, but I like to be different! Romantic songs don´t have to be classic ballads – any song that touches your heart can be romantic. What are your favourite and most memorable songs for falling in love?

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