The quintessential wooing scene in literature and cinemas across the world often has a man wooing his beloved by playing a heart touching song on the guitar. Beautiful indeed! However all that not only works in the fictional world but in real life too. After all life imitates art, doesn’t it? So if you are in search of an approach to pave your way to the heart of that perfect someone, playing one of the below songs on a guitar could surely be the answer! Learn the top 10 songs to sing for her on guitar and you’d thank me later.
10. Oh! Carol – Neil Sedaka
Oh! Carol is an all-time effervescent international hit by Neil Sedaka. You could sing it to your girlfriend or your wife any time. Yes, it says Carol but hey substitute that for the name of your partner and sing for her on guitar and she will surely be floored. If ‘I am so in love with you’ is the emotion you want to convey in a light and peppy manner than this is the song for you.
Listen to this song here: Oh! Carol
9. Baby I Love Your Way – Peter Frampton
Baby I Love Your Way is a song by English singer Peter Frampton. Released in 1975, it attained new heights of popularity when a live version of it was released in Frampton’s 1976 album ‘Frampton Comes Alive’. With lyrics bearing the promises of love day after day, it is no doubt an archetypal song to woo that special someone or simply to sing to your partner of years.
Listen to this song here: Baby I Love Your Way
8. Hold You in My Arms – Ray LaMontagne
Hold You in My Arms is an engaging love song by Ray LaMontagne, an American folk favourite. If there is something that works wonder on a girl, it is the promise to stand by her and hold her when everything around her is falling apart. Well if that’s the vow in your mind then this song by Ray LaMontagne is definitely the way to go!
Listen to this song here: Hold You in My Arms
7. You and Me – Lifehouse
You and Me is a beautiful love song by American alternative Lifehouse. Sit next to your lady love, look into her beautiful eyes and play this song to her on your guitar. Believe me this simple step would exempt you from boring laundry or long shopping trips. You might even get uninterrupted possession of the television during that football or cricket match!
Listen to this song here: You and Me
6. Wonderful Tonight – Eric Clapton
Wonderful Tonight is a song that is sure to set the mood for a wonderful time with your partner. Sung by the English guitarist and singer-songwriter Eric Clapton, it is an epic number and perfect for the guitarist and lover in you, all the same time. Perhaps just like Eric Clapton you would end up in a Hall of Fame, in your case Hall Of Fame of Love of course!
Listen to this song here: Wonderful Tonight
5. Just Like Heaven – The Cure
Wouldn’t you say that the feeling of true love or the presence of a loving lady in life is something Just like Heaven? Well most certainly and hence one of the best songs to convey that feeling to your beloved is through the song by British alternative rock band The Cure called ‘Just Like Heaven’! Seduce her with the magic of this song; play those chords right; hit the right notes and make her feel special.
Listen to this song here: Just Like Heaven
4. Your Body is a Wonderland – John Mayer
Your Body is a Wonderland is the song that won American singer and songwriter, John Mayer, a Grammy Award and which could well get you the next best thing, brownie points from your girlfriend or wife. Well if you are not in it just for platonic love then cut to the chase and sing for her on guitar to make your intentions quite clear in a sensual and fascinating way!
Listen to this song here: Your Body is a Wonderland
3. I’ll Have to Say I Love You in a Song – Jim Croce
I’ll Have to Say I Love You in a Song is a song that was recorded by Jim Croce for his wife but unfortunately was released after his untimely death that year. Personal, emotional and soulful are the three high points of this melody and hence unquestionably a pick in this list. And for all those to whom confession of love seems difficult through words, this song is the way to go!
Listen to this song here: I’ll Have to Say I Love You in a Song
2. More Than Words – Extreme
More Than Wordsis apoignant song for all those in love. If you want to take your girlfriend on a roller coaster ride of your feelings then this is the song for you. Take her on a date and play this to her, believe me she would never forget that evening for years to come! Of course, the magical effect that has on her would definitely be more than words can say!
Listen to this song here: More Than Words
1. Two Steps Behind – Def Leppard
Two Steps Behind by English Rock band Def Leppard is indisputably an all-time favorite. It is among the best acoustic hit songs the world over and hence you need to play it at least once on your guitar to see the effect it has on her. A deal in your voice accompanied by the magic of the guitar, enhanced by the lyrics of this awesome song. What could be a better combination? So simply sing for her on guitar to win her heart.
Listen to this song here: Two Steps Behind