It is Valentine's Day and you are planning to spend a romantic evening with your beloved, but out of ideas to impress her. The best bet will be to give her a diamond studded necklace or doing something so creative and romantic that it will sweep her feet off the ground. Take our advice and mix a CD for her with romantic songs in it. Either play it during the romantic dinner which you have planned or keep it for later during those intimate moments. Romantic songs work as a catalyst for evoking emotions and passions in your lover. Hence, we present before you a list of top ten romantic songs of all time. Playing these songs at the right time will help you enjoy those cherished moments a lot more than usual.
Top 10 Romantic Songs Of All Time
10. Barry White - "You're the First, the Last, My Everything" (1975)
It is all about pleasing your lover with the rhythm and lyrics and no one could have done it better than Barry White. The song is so deep and masterfully crafted that you end up singing along with it. You grow so idealistic that you forget the world and start humming for your beloved.
9. Savage Garden - "Truly Madly Deeply" (1997)
The song was an instant hit and it lingered around in the charts for almost one whole year. It became number one in January 1998 and remained at that position for two whole weeks. The song stirs such emotions inside you that you cannot stop craving for the love inside him/her.
8. Paul McCartney and Wings - "My Love" (1973)
This song from the hit album "Red Rose Speedway" by Paul McCartney & Wings, released in the year 1973, is one of the most romantic songs of all time. Though outrightly rejected at the time of its release as a hopelessly sappy song, it survived the test of time as a tribute to idyllic love. McCartney wrote this song keeping in mind Linda, his wife.
7. Dave Matthews Band - "Crash Into Me" (1996)
The song has remained controversial right from the time of its release. It has been in talks for being voyeur and celebrating carnal desires at the same time. The lyrics of this song are impressionistic giving space and choice to the listener to place it in whichever way he wants to.
6. Norah Jones - "Come Away With Me" (2003)
This was the title song from the first album of Norah. The track was a hit at its release, though there were controversies regarding its genre. Critics described it as acoustic pop rather than jazz, with incorporation of other elements such as folk, soul and country music. The album received eight Grammy's.
5. Katy Perry - "Teenage Dream" (2010)
The romance that Katy sings of is so common and thrilling that it transports one back to the crazy, stupid school life, when puppy love was in the air. The lyrics of this song are easily memorable and one gets addicted to it quite easily.
4. Roberta Flack - "The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face" (1972)
This is such a song which makes the listener fall in love instantly and compels one to believe in love at first sight. Roberta has created magic with her voice in the song. Though simple and acoustic with not many adornments, the song has the power to touch hearts.
3. Peabo Bryson and Roberta Flack - "Tonight I Celebrate My Love" (1983)
This is an R&B number which forces you to move your feet and pull your partner close to you. It is a mellow song which works great as a slow dancing track in a ball room. Though the entire album was a hit, still this track cannot be compared to the other tracks in the album.
2. Boyz II Men - "I'll Make Love To You" (1994)
This is a lesser known song about love and romance by a band called Boyz II Men from Philadelphia. If you are going on an intimate date or a long drive, then this song will perhaps be the best prelude to your journey.
1. Beyonce featuring Jay-Z - "Crazy In Love" (2003)
Written with Jay-Z, this is a song from the debut solo album of Beyonce Knowles. It was the first solo song she did after being with Destiny's Child. The track is far from those melodious dull songs and instead, it is a happy and peppy song with rapping done by Jay-Z.
Valentine's Day does not seem complete without romantic songs. Here is a list of top 10 romantic songs of all time which will make you swoon to the music.