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Romantic Italian music that will charm your lover’s heart

Choosing the appropriate atmospheric music can make any date even more memorable. While a lot of modern pop certainly possesses all the necessary attributes for creating the right mood, you should turn the clock back for an even more effective way of warming two hearts. Italy, home of sensual and delicious cuisine, striking architecture, and Ancient Roman artwork, fiery Latino females, and equally passionate males have been at the center of a vibrant musical culture for centuries. Italian music is one of the most romantic in the world, its soaring melodies capable of charm everyone. For producing the perfect ambiance for your next romantic liaison, the collection is really what you need.

Psychology of musical charm

It’s not too difficult to see why music can cause a frisson of desire in any relationship. There are so many musical genres, but each has a particular way of ingratiating itself into anyone’s senses to provoke feelings ranging from happiness and contentment to desire and lust. Suppose you can recall venturing into nightclubs before they closed during the 2020 pandemic. In that case, you’ll be aware of how the atmosphere of subdued lighting, provocatively-dressed singles, but most of all, pulsating dance music being played at loud volume across a sophisticated PA system could create an erotically-charged environment. But the same effect can be achieved with Italian classical refrains, albeit in a far more subtle but equally sensual way.

Appreciation of music can also be seen as something connecting everyone, regardless of social or cultural background. Say you were to make eyes with a charming single during a vacation, only to discover English wasn’t their first language, nodding or even dancing to the songs forming the romantic backdrop would break the ice. Dance or rock excellent for facilitating the introductions because they have a primal quality transcending conversation. If you’re looking for something requiring more in the way of objective appreciation, then Italian music will hit the spot. You might not understand the vocals if they’re sung in Italian, but you’ll surely get the sentiment. If pop or rock is often about love or sex, Italian music can cover a whole gamut of emotional responses, from passion to longing, the pain of unrequited love, to the intense joys of physical union.

Why Italian music is so romantic

You could say that it was music from Italy that created the template for romantic music. As well as being at the forefront of artistic development, with the medieval Renaissance period, this part of Southern Europe is also where notions of harmony, musical scale, notation, and theatre were developed. This, in turn, gave rise to the evolution of music across the rest of Europe from the late 16th-century onwards, leading to modern classical music. In short, Italian composers and artists have been celebrating love forever, aspiration and motivation that has continued throughout history!

Five of the most beautiful Italian love songs

– Felicita – Al Bano and Romina Power

This Italian pop duo was formed as far back as 1975 and enjoyed a successful career in their homeland and beyond. They performed in the Eurovision twice and the Sanremo Music Festival five times, winning the 1984 competition. Felicita is a typical example of their wonderful grasp of straightforward but highly effective melodies, conveying the simple joys of being young and in love. Although they divorced in 1999, they reunited professionally in 2013.

Cosa sei – Ricchi and Poveri

Another pop duo from Italy, Ricchi and Poveri, has been active from 1967 until the present, recording in Italian, Spanish and English, and featuring in film soundtracks. An updated version of their hit Cosa Rei was released in 2020, featuring a young couple frolicking in beautiful city streets, expressing their love against the grandeur of elegant buildings.

Amore no – Adriano Celentano

Dubbed ‘ll Molleggiato’ (the flexible one) due to his hip-swinging dancing style, Adriano Celentano is a veteran crooner in his 80s but known as an iconic performer love songs, not to mention a star of over 40 movies. ‘Amore No’ is a highly danceable slice of Euro disco, complete with strings and a ridiculously catchy chorus.

Amore di guerra – Riccardo Fogli

Although he had been singing in bands for many years, true success didn’t come to the Pisa-born singer until his emotional solo style emerged in the 1980s. This catchy single equates love to war in that its course can be twisty and face many hurdles before victory is assured!

Piccola e fragile – Drupi

‘Drupi’ (a reference to the Tex Avery cartoon character) may have begun inauspiciously, working as a plumber. But he became a successful rock n roll and pop singer, his career spanning many decades. Piccola e fragile showcases the husky style that has melted many a heart.

About RJ Frometa

Head Honcho, Editor in Chief and writer here on VENTS. I don't like walking on the beach, but I love playing the guitar and geeking out about music. I am also a movie maniac and 6 hours sleeper.

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