The W
Views: 100886285
Main | FAQ | Search: Y! / G | Color chart | Log in for more!
26.11.07 1943
The 7 - Music - Best romantic songs
This thread has 1 referral leading to it
Register and log in to post!
Pages: 1 2 Next(611 newer) Next thread | Previous thread
User
Post (34 total)
messenoir
Summer sausage
Level: 45

Posts: 217/449
EXP: 649608
For next: 10561

Since: 20.2.02
From: Columbia, MO

Since last post: 580 days
Last activity: 447 days
AIM:  
#1 Posted on 9.11.04 0035.00
Reposted on: 9.11.11 0035.24
I'm trying to put together a CD of really good romantic songs, and I'd like suggestions from people. Some possibilities are as follows:

These Arms of Mine: Otis Redding
Endless Love: Luther Vandross
Three Times a Lady: Lionel Richie and the Commodores
Turn the Lights Down Low: Smoky Robinson
Easy: Lionel Richie and the Commodores (maybe)
Crazy Love: Van Morrison and Bob Marley (maybe)
At Last - Etta James
When I Look in Your Eyes - Etta James

Any other suggestions would be much appreciated.
Promote this thread!
dMp
Banger
Level: 99

Posts: 1472/2742
EXP: 9853328
For next: 146707

Since: 4.1.02
From: The Hague, Netherlands (Europe)

Since last post: 11 days
Last activity: 3 hours
#2 Posted on 9.11.04 0206.49
Reposted on: 9.11.11 0207.19
Think about you - Guns N' Roses
It's not a ballad, hell it's pure rock-n-roll but one of the most romantic songs I've ever heard..

Trying to come up with something that you could probably use..but my mind draws a blank...


Jaguar
Knackwurst
Level: 107

Posts: 2593/3273
EXP: 12823681
For next: 267672

Since: 23.1.02
From: Phoenix, AZ

Since last post: 233 days
Last activity: 34 days
#3 Posted on 9.11.04 0236.40
Reposted on: 9.11.11 0240.03
You can never lose with Cheap Trick's "I Want You to Want Me". Well, never is a bit strong, but it does seem to work with the ladies.

-Jag
Toast Jr
Goetta
Level: 38

Posts: 187/308
EXP: 355209
For next: 15241

Since: 30.1.03
From: Stafford Springs, CT

Since last post: 5 days
Last activity: 48 min.
#4 Posted on 9.11.04 0552.46
Reposted on: 9.11.11 0554.13
There isn't a lady alive that wouldn't melt for Peter Gabriel's "In Your Eyes."

Also, since you seem to favor the oldies:
Billie Holiday - As Time Goes By (any version of that song is nice, but I like this one the best)
Dean Martin - You're Nobody 'Till Somebody Loves You
Tony Bennett - The Way You Look Tonight (Frank Sinatra does a great version too)
Patsy Cline - Crazy


Finally, a nice modern one is Sarah McLachlan's "Ice Cream," it is super-cute!

Trust me, I have matching X chromosomes, I know my romantic songs

tarnish
Frankfurter
Level: 60

Posts: 459/859
EXP: 1720376
For next: 52412

Since: 13.2.02
From: Back in the Heart of Hali

Since last post: 535 days
Last activity: 1 hour
AIM:  
Y!:
#5 Posted on 9.11.04 0932.20
Reposted on: 9.11.11 0933.24
It's all relative, of course. Some people like love themes from Disney Animation or 80s hair band power ballads or 70s R&B schlock... But this bunch'll do you right any time:

Otis Redding - Try a Little Tenderness
Al Greene - Let's Stay Together
Carmen MacRae - Every Time We Say Goodbye
Crash Vegas - Smoke
Lemonheads - Into Your Arms
Mazzy Star - Fade Into You
Elvis Costello - Almost Blue
Stan Rogers - 45 Years
Ben Harper - Forever
Chet Baker - Time After Time
Lowest of the Low - Subversives (relatively obscure, but do yourself a favor and try to find it)

I'm sure there's more I'm missing, but I'm nowhere near my CD collection.
JoshMann
Andouille
Level: 87

Posts: 1320/2159
EXP: 6366365
For next: 26434

Since: 17.11.03
From: Tallahassee, FL

Since last post: 2326 days
Last activity: 2324 days
AIM:  
Y!:
#6 Posted on 9.11.04 1033.43
Reposted on: 9.11.11 1033.57
Anything by Sam MF'n Cooke can steer you in no wrong direction.
The Sensai Of Butchitude
Braunschweiger
Level: 9

Posts: 8/12
EXP: 2526
For next: 636

Since: 14.10.04
From: North Tijuana

Since last post: 3658 days
Last activity: 3652 days
AIM:  
#7 Posted on 9.11.04 1626.43
Reposted on: 9.11.11 1626.45
Tommy James & the Shondells - Crimson & Clover
the Roots & Erykah Badu - You Got Me
Roy.
Pepperoni
Level: 64

Posts: 532/1040
EXP: 2101753
For next: 112356

Since: 25.2.04
From: Keystone State

Since last post: 2392 days
Last activity: 861 days
#8 Posted on 9.11.04 1646.45
Reposted on: 9.11.11 1649.53
I've always found "Alison" by Elvis Costello does the trick.
Jaguar
Knackwurst
Level: 107

Posts: 2594/3273
EXP: 12823681
For next: 267672

Since: 23.1.02
From: Phoenix, AZ

Since last post: 233 days
Last activity: 34 days
#9 Posted on 9.11.04 1707.13
Reposted on: 9.11.11 1707.20
Unless the girl in question is named Alison (or Allison in my case) and then she probably hates the song with a passion.

-Jag
StaggerLee
Scrapple
Level: 141

Posts: 2154/6363
EXP: 33810022
For next: 310076

Since: 3.10.02
From: Right side of the tracks

Since last post: 1 day
Last activity: 3 hours
#10 Posted on 9.11.04 1745.08
Reposted on: 9.11.11 1747.11
Call My Name by Prince
Agree with the Sam Cooke recommendation.
Love you till the end of Time by Mariah Carey is WAY underrated.


Drawing a HUGE blank right now.
spf
Scrapple
Level: 133

Posts: 3018/5404
EXP: 27266477
For next: 586263

Since: 2.1.02
From: The Las Vegas of Canada

Since last post: 24 days
Last activity: 2 days
AIM:  
#11 Posted on 9.11.04 1935.44
Reposted on: 9.11.11 1942.05
The fact that it took until post #10 for someone to mention "God Only Knows" by the Beach Boys makes me think ill of the W community.

Disclaimer: I have 3,000+ posts here. This means I don't date as often as I should A few I'll throw out from just scanning my Media Player list, mostly sort of newer stuff, since the standards are pretty well trod here:
"Sway" - Bic Runga
"In The Morning/Crazy Happy" - Brenda Weiler
"Runaway" - The Corrs
"Fall at Your Feet" - Crowded House
"Collide" - Howie Day
"Try Whistling This" - Neil Finn
"The World Can Wait" - Over The Rhine
"Strange Currencies", "At My Most Beautiful" - REM
"Have I Told You Lately" - Van Morrison
redsoxnation
Scrapple
Level: 152

Posts: 4307/7534
EXP: 43908779
For next: 392983

Since: 24.7.02

Since last post: 513 days
Last activity: 513 days
#12 Posted on 9.11.04 1944.57
Reposted on: 9.11.11 1944.58
    Originally posted by dMp
    Think about you - Guns N' Roses
    It's not a ballad, hell it's pure rock-n-roll but one of the most romantic songs I've ever heard..

    Trying to come up with something that you could probably use..but my mind draws a blank...









If you are going Guns N' Roses, shouldn't 'I used to love her but I had to kill her' be up there? Always a good song to request at weddings. Especially when the bar has been open a few hours.
Cheap Trick: The Flame.
Phil Collins/Genesis: One More Night.
And, I hate to admit this, Manilow does work.
dano1701
Pinkelwurst
Level: 13

Posts: 26/29
EXP: 9679
For next: 588

Since: 21.5.04
From: Tujunga, California

Since last post: 3337 days
Last activity: 2996 days
AIM:  
#13 Posted on 9.11.04 2128.30
Reposted on: 9.11.11 2129.01
I'm sitting here with my girlfriend right now and we are doing this together, how ironic.

"Every move you Make" - The Eagles
"Something" - The Beatles
"when a Man Loves a Woman" - Michael Bolton
"Baby I Love Your Way" - Peter Frampton
"Come Away With Me" - Nora Jones
"My Heart Will Go On" - Celine Dion
"Come What May" - Moulin Rouge Soundtrack


The list could go on forever
thecubsfan
Scrapple
Moderator
Level: 131

Posts: 1073/5258
EXP: 26233367
For next: 191323

Since: 10.12.01
From: Aurora, IL

Since last post: 3 hours
Last activity: 28 min.
#14 Posted on 9.11.04 2150.53
Reposted on: 9.11.11 2151.00

    The list could go on forever


It'd probably be for the best if it didn't.
JoshMann
Andouille
Level: 87

Posts: 1323/2159
EXP: 6366365
For next: 26434

Since: 17.11.03
From: Tallahassee, FL

Since last post: 2326 days
Last activity: 2324 days
AIM:  
Y!:
#15 Posted on 10.11.04 0758.39
Reposted on: 10.11.11 0758.45
    Originally posted by redsoxnation
    If you are going Guns N' Roses, shouldn't 'I used to love her but I had to kill her' be up there? Always a good song to request at weddings. Especially when the bar has been open a few hours.


My best friend's wedding is in about two weeks. Please don't give me ideas. :D

(edited by Blanket Jackson on 10.11.04 0858)
StaggerLee
Scrapple
Level: 141

Posts: 2162/6363
EXP: 33810022
For next: 310076

Since: 3.10.02
From: Right side of the tracks

Since last post: 1 day
Last activity: 3 hours
#16 Posted on 10.11.04 1727.14
Reposted on: 10.11.11 1729.01
    Originally posted by dano1701
    "when a Man Loves a Woman" - Michael Bolton


Um, not to be rude, but are you on crack? If you want to use that song, use the ORIGINAL please. Percy Sledge thanks you.
Freeway
Scrapple
Level: 110

Posts: 2422/3504
EXP: 14234865
For next: 174067

Since: 3.1.02
From: Calgary

Since last post: 339 days
Last activity: 27 days
#17 Posted on 10.11.04 1746.04
Reposted on: 10.11.11 1746.21
    Originally posted by dano1701
    I'm sitting here with my girlfriend right now and we are doing this together, how ironic.

    "Every move you Make" - The Eagles


Thats by THE POLICE.

As for me, let's see...I hate to admit this, but a lot of the girls I know melt for sappy Backstreet Boys. Maybe it's the thin air...
JayJayDean
Scrapple
Level: 125

Posts: 1754/4723
EXP: 22279492
For next: 174735

Since: 2.1.02
From: Seattle, WA

Since last post: 2 days
Last activity: 19 hours
AIM:  
Y!:
#18 Posted on 10.11.04 1830.39
Reposted on: 10.11.11 1831.11
    Originally posted by Freeway420
      Originally posted by dano1701
      I'm sitting here with my girlfriend right now and we are doing this together, how ironic.

      "Every move you Make" - The Eagles


    Thats by THE POLICE.

    As for me, let's see...I hate to admit this, but a lot of the girls I know melt for sappy Backstreet Boys. Maybe it's the thin air...


"Every Breath You Take" is by The Police. Thin air, indeed.

As for contributing to this thread, Mrs. JJD suggests "Heaven" by Bryan Adams, and "Open Arms" and "Faithfully" by Journey. "Just the Way You Are" and "She's Always a Woman" by Billy Joel aren't bad, either.
messenoir
Summer sausage
Level: 45

Posts: 222/449
EXP: 649608
For next: 10561

Since: 20.2.02
From: Columbia, MO

Since last post: 580 days
Last activity: 447 days
AIM:  
#19 Posted on 10.11.04 1843.21
Reposted on: 10.11.11 1849.15
Thank you all for your responses. It's all shaping up pretty nicely, and I might even make two CDs at this point.

Either way, it'll be part of some romantic night coming up. And you have helped that along:-)
OndaGrande
Kolbasz
Level: 46

Posts: 153/487
EXP: 698734
For next: 13045

Since: 1.5.03
From: California, Home of THE LAKERS!

Since last post: 2 days
Last activity: 1 day
#20 Posted on 10.11.04 1915.19
Reposted on: 10.11.11 1918.49
Unchained Medley by the Righteous Brothers must be on that disc.
I would also suggest some Dido.
Pages: 1 2 NextThread ahead: iTunes Top Downloads -- November 14, 2004
Next thread: FEELY TOP FORTY-week of 11/15/04
Previous thread: CMA Awards
(611 newer) Next thread | Previous thread
The 7 - Music - Best romantic songsRegister and log in to post!

The W™ message board - 7 year recycle

ZimBoard
©2001-2014 Brothers Zim
This old hunk of junk rendered your page in 0.231 seconds.