What are good songs to play in a small café?

What are good songs to play in a small café?

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  1. Beatles always works
    Ed Sheeran
    Beiber (really)
    Some dance tracks work surprisingly well acoustically. Look at Rihanna and Beyoncé.

  2. Some Ed Sheeran ballads, like Something has changed, Thinking out loud, & Perfect
    Landon Pigg songs, like Falling love at a coffee shop, The boy who never, & Darling I do
    Civil Wars songs, like Safe & sound, Dust to dust, etc.
    Jason Mraz duet songs, like Could I love you anymore, Lucky, Distance, etc.
    Almost all Taylor Swift songs in Evermore & Folklore albums.
    Other artists: Sorry would go a long way (Tori Kelly), You’re gonna live forever in me (John Mayer), I can’t make you love me (Dave Thomas Jr), I will spend my whole life loving you (Imaginary Future), Nervous (Gavin James), Gravity (Sara Bareilles), Flightless Bird (Iron and Wine), Kiss me (Sixpence none the richer), Scarborough Fair, Bridge over troubled water (Simon & Garfunkel), La Vie en Rose, etc.

  3. hugh grant and drew barrymore: way back into love
    bongo bong-manu chao/
    Rogue: wave/
    Norah Jones(1- l-o-v-e, 2-a man’s world, 3-tell me what we’re gonna do now /
    Joss Stone/
    Angus and Julia stone/ tracy chapman/The Beatles/
    jose feliciano(light my fire)/ peggy lee: i’m confessin’/
    is this love:Corinne bailey rae/ Jimmy Cliff: i can see clearly now/
    Joan Osborn: what if god was one of us/ Craig Davis: 1-walking away, 2-seven days/
    lemon tree: fools garden/ fergie: big girls don’t cry/
    the mamas and the papas: California dreaming/
    Mr.sandman: the chordettes./ neil sedaka: oh carol./
    patrick swayze: she’s like the wind./ the pina colada song/
    michael jackson: remember the time./ coldplay songs: 1- yellow, 2-fix me …/ maroon 5: 1-sunday morning , 2- this love./ ….

  4. That depends largely on the age of its customers. You should match your repertoire to the age of the crowd you’re playing for. That can run the gamut: jazz, bebop, rock, folk, swing, movie themes, classical, or whatever. If it’s a mixed crowd, you may not be able to please everyone.

  5. Some songs come to my mind:
    America – A horse with no name
    Extreme – More than words
    Saigon Kick – Love is on the way. In this one you can arrange the chorus to make it sound more soft.
    Pink Floyd – Wish you were here
    Boston – Amanda
    John Mellencamp – Pink Houses
    Nazareth – Sunshine
    Dave Matthews Band – You and me
    The National – I should live in salt
    Goo Goo Dolls – Sympathy.
    Hope you like it.

  6. For me, the right music depends on the theme of the cafe , or the day itself. For Monday, I always play something more soulful, like jazz music, neo soul ( Aretha Franklin, kaytranada, Kenny g) or Thursday is a throwback Thursday, I’ll play some old school pop, nickelback, the creed, baby bash, paparoach.
    On Friday is a more , ready for the weekend music, like tropical house from Kygo, the him, Don Diablo. Sats for me is a hiphop day as I sell really cool cold brews with hiphop names. I named them Kanye west and all.
    Please don’t play the cliche elevator music, or acoustic versions of Vanessa Carlton songs. Spice the cafe up a little with a pinch of imagination.

  7. For a small cafe I would always like to hear some quiet Bossa Nova.
    Anything by Joao Gilberto, Tom Jobim, Bebal Gilberto, Carlos Morias, Paulinho Moska.
    This really instils peace and also sparks creativity in your clients.
    Good Luck.
    BTW Pamela has a Killer list.

  8. For a good teen male-female duet with an acoustic guitar, some songs I can think of are as follows (note that not all of these tunes are duets, but if you can insert a harmony, that will be a huge bonus to these songs, and I often hear these tunes performed that way in cafes):
    * All I Want – Kodaline
    * A Thousand Years – Christina Perri
    * Be My Forever – Christina Perri feat. Ed Sheeran
    * Falling Slowly – Glen Hansard feat. Marketa Irglova
    * Here Comes The Sun – The Bea…


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