Another Valentine is upon us and like other celebrations, it comes with its customs and traditions mostly practiced worldwide, some of which is the exchange of cards, roses, gift items, romantic dinner with your partner, and so on. Red and pink outfits are usually the quintessential choices for the season because it symbolizes passion, love, and desire. The atmosphere is mostly warm, blissful and cheerful.
While you are planning out something for that special person as a relic of your love, you may also need to consider the right melody to set the mood for your valentine’s day. Here I have come up with recommendations of 10 Nigerian tracks that could add extra spice to your day. If you are single you don’t have to feel left out, you can celebrate and make the most out of your day with these songs.
Bank W – Love To Love You
Are you in a situation where you’re loving someone you ought not to love maybe due to age, race, tribe, faith or background? Well, Banky W Love To love You buttresses these realities over well-crafted lyrics “see I know they say love is blind, and as e no dey look face, e no dey look eye, and as e no dey look eye e no dey use mind” he says. According to Banky W, whether you are making up, you are breaking up or maintaining your love this Valentine season, this song is definitely for you.
Johnny Drille – Romeo and Juliet
Love is a beautiful thing and Johnny Drille belts this in the most beautiful way smitten with melodious chords that resonate deep down in your hearts. It makes you want to fall in love over and over again.
Niniola – Oyin
The queen of Afro-house slows down the tempo and showcases her vocal range on this joint. Asides flaunting those solid vocal techniques, Oyin is also a romantic piece that delves around an all-consuming love.
Chidinma – Love Me
Chidinma’s Love Me is one that registers a flicker of emotion as you listen to it. It is a mid-tempo song that incorporates contemporary Igbo string and percussion sounds. It is made for anyone that has ever found love and joy in the eyes of another.
Kiss Daniel – 4dayz
Love songs don’t have to be slow before it can make an impression and Kiss Daniel’s 4Dayz is a proof that it can be danceable and still bring out the feels all at the same time. If you are also looking for the perfect soundtrack for your wedding, it is just the perfect pick for an iconic reception entrance.
Tjan – Aduke
Tjan’ silky voice and smooth bars will always have you coming back for more. His sound is reminiscent of the R&B feel of the 90’s over well-laced instrumentals. With Tjan, the love songs never stop coming.
Tay Iwar – Equestrian Love
Sometimes you just want to be cuddled up in your lover’s arms and feel their warmth and affection. You just want to share some intimate moments with your partner. Tay Iwar’s Equestrian Love does set the mood for you.
Ric Hassani – Only You
While basking in the emotions of this special day, Only You is also befitting for declaring your deepest feelings for your partner.
Tosin Martins – I Do
I DO sees Tosin Martins in his niche serving us classic love songs as always.
Timi Dakolo – The Vow
Timi sparingly dishes out new songs but when he decides to drop any, you always feel its impact. The Vow is one of his amiable works that share light on patience, perseverance, and commitment. It is free from all forms of vulgarity and was served with the purest of emotions. Who else can pass this strong message across other than Timi who is never shy to share clips of his adorable family and occasional lovey-dovey moments with his wife, Busola on Instagram. The couple has been consistently serving us with couple goals. This song definitely deserves to be included on your valentine playlist.
Well guys, are there other songs you think is worthy of a mention? Kindly share your own selection of Valentine songs.