Love is the cure and Love is the disease! This valentine’s day, LexicalPixies recommends some of the best love songs, woven with the magic of love and melody by some of the greatest bands and artists.
1. Love will keep us alive
Album: Hell Freezes Over
“I was standing
All alone against the world outside
You were searching
For a place to hide
Lost and lonely
Now you’ve given me the will to survive
When we’re hungry…love will keep us alive
When we’re hungry…love will keep us alive”
Sung by the bassist of Eagles, Timothy Bruce Schmit, this track on solace and sustenance of love is a must-hear song for Valentine’s day.
2. Can’t Fight This Feeling
Band/Artist: REO Speedwagon
Album: Wheels Are Turnin’
“I can’t fight this feeling any longer.
And yet I’m still afraid to let it flow.
What started out as friendship,
Has grown stronger.
I only wish I had the strength to let it show.”
This love ballad by REO Speedwagon describes an evolution of a friendship into love. The song stands the test of time to prove that true love and friendship can not be separated.
Band/Artist: Bryan Adams
“Baby you’re all that I want
When you’re lyin’ here in my arms
I’m findin’ it hard to believe
We’re in heaven”
This power ballad will make you believe that true love is heaven. Pixies strongly recommend the unplugged version of the song.
4. You’re Still the One
Band/Artist: Shania Twain
Album: Come on Over
“Looks like we made it
Look how far we’ve come my baby
We mighta took the long way
We knew we’d get there someday
They said, “I bet they’ll never make it”
But just look at us holding on
We’re still together still going strong”
A perfect song for couples who have been through hell and still staying together.
Band/Artist: Guns N’ Roses
Album: G N’ R Lies
“Shed a tear ’cause I’m missin’ you
I’m still alright to smile
Girl, I think about you every day now
Was a time when I wasn’t sure
But you set my mind at ease
There is no doubt
You’re in my heart now”
One among the best songs of G’N R, Patience is the medicine for couples going through a rough patch.
6. Can’t Stop Lovin’ You
Band/Artist: Van Halen
“I can’t stop loving you
And no matter what I say or do
You know my heart is true
Oh, oh, I can’t stop lovin’ you”
A classic love ballad written by all the members of Van Halen hails the kind of unique and pure love that is everlasting.
7. You and I
Album: Pure Instinct
“You and I just have a dream
to find our love a place
where we can hide away
you and I were just made
to love each other now
forever and a day”
A melody that will quickly turn very personal for couples in love.
8. Coming Back to Life
Band/Artist: Pink Floyd
Album: The Division Bell
“Lost in thought and lost in time
While the seeds of life and the seeds of change were planted
Outside the rain fell dark and slow
While I pondered on this dangerous but irresistible pastime
I took a heavenly ride through our silence
I knew the moment had arrived
For killing the past and coming back to life”
This song describes the kind of love that has brought several back to life.
9. I Live My Life For You
Album: 3 (Three)
“Y’know you’re everything to me and I could never see
The two of us apart
And you know I give myself to you and no matter what you do
I promise you my heart”
Sway with this love song by the American rock band Firehouse on the beautiful promise of love.
10. More than Words
Album: Extreme II: Pornograffiti
“Saying I love you
Is not the words I want to hear from you
It’s not that I want you
Not to say, but if you only knew
How easy it would be to show me how you feel
More than words is all you have to do to make it real
Then you wouldn’t have to say that you love me
Cos I’d already know”
As the title suggests, this ‘Extreme’ song urges lovers to show feelings of love with actions, in turn making them real .
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