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Mood: Melancholic / Nostalgic / Wistful

Found 2314 tracks

Positive and happy Pop-Rock track with a summer vibe. Upbeat and inspiring track featuring acoustic guitars, bass, shaker and drums. Exciting and catchy. [Tempo: Medium / 100 BPM]

A pastoral piece with a Scottish / Celtic feel, prominently featuring a traditional bowed string instrument, the fidule. Could work well in medieval or fantasy themed productions. Conveys the sense of open spaces or remembrance of times past. [Tempo: Slow / 66 BPM]

Positive and laidback pop track that builds gradually. Simple and subtle underscore with strings, piano, guitar, bass and drums. Inspiring and heart warming, good for corporate videos, commercials, movies and more. [Tempo: Medium / 85 BPM]

Eemotional cinematic track with a somber and ethereal piano and cello melodies that are building up to a dramatic part with orchestral string section, accompanied by contemporary electronic percussion beats. [Tempo: Slow / 70 BPM]

Soft, spacey, dreamy, ethereal, peaceful, hypnotic and emotive track using plucked string instruments, electric piano and orchestral strings. Simple, serene, thoughtful, wondrous, sublime, graceful, floaty and reflective. Would suit dramatic / cinematic / documentary / historic type projects. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow / 97 BPM]

Country midtempo inspiring song about the heros in our lives (cancer survivors, soldiers, moms, etc). A medium tempo, soulful, pop country. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 86 BPM]

Traditional Russian folk song in a contemporary, soft pop or easy listening arrangement. Russian folk instruments including bayan ballalayka. Oboes on a backdrop of choir male backing vocals with original Russian words. Medium tempo, romantic, nostalgic, patriotic. Good for travel programs, TV theme, etc. [Tempo: Medium / 82 BPM]

This track has an exponentially-rising energy level throughout, starting with ambient piano, strings/ feedback/ delayed guitar and then it boosts up in energy, kicking into a full band rock song with epic violin parts and vocal harmonies. It will work well with footage that is scenic, of nature, outdoors, reflective, beautiful, epic, victorious, uplifting, hopeful, ashamed, sad, depressing, lonely, bittersweet, homesick or driving. Energetic guitars with a thumping bass line somewhere between pop and rock. The lyrics are all about a guy and a girl in a relationship both looking into the sunset from a different part of the world. Confessing to the sunset their relationship troubles. Available as a vocal version and an instrumental version. [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 160 BPM]

Soft and sentimental, romantic and peaceful music track with a gentle, smooth and mellow touch, performed on a grand piano, featuring beautiful orchestral strings and a clarinet. Peaceful and warm harmonies that will work as background music in films, romance videos, commercials, nature documentaries, wedding videos, love and romance videos and more. [Tempo: Slow / 123 BPM]

A tender and flowing solo piano track with a soft bed of sound behind the piano. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 137 BPM]

This track begins with melodic bells and piano, slowly building with synthetic beats and percussive vocal harmonies. Lyrics describe reminiscing and waiting for love that shows up to save you. Similar to encountering something for the first time. Suitable for the ordinary / extraordinary love story. Available as a vocal version and an instrumental version. [Tempo: Medium / 120 BPM]

This track combines a warm suitcase Rhodes with a laid back acoustic piano. It has a very relaxed sound with both jazz and r&b undertones. Good for film scenes, calm montages, relaxed atmosphere, sadness with hope and more. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 72 BPM]

A somewhat dark, driving, indie-rock song with male vocals about losing someone and wondering what went wrong. The singer is willing to do anything he can to get through to this person but nothing’s working. Ambient electric guitars, upbeat, powerful, and heartfelt lyrics that are very universal. For fans of The Killers, The Flaming Lips, and Elliot Smith. Also available as an Instrumental version. [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 130 BPM]

A somewhat dark, mid-tempo indie/rock song with male vocals about searching for yourself but always ending back where you started. For fans of Elliot Smith, Bright Eyes, Andrew Bell, and The Killers. [Tempo: Medium / 102 BPM]

A gentle love song with soft picked acoustic guitar and male vocal. [Tempo: Slow / 68 BPM]

Slow, deeply thoughtful, melancholic and hypnotic piano-lead orchestral piece that tugs at the heartstrings and ticks at the speed of time itself. Simple piano combines with soft staccato woodwind and atmospheric, lush sustained strings. Would suit any dramatic/romantic/documentary/history projects. [Tempo: Slow / 56 BPM]

Johann Sebastian Bach: Notebooks for Anna Magdalena Bach, Menuet in C minor, BWV Anh.121. Performed live in studio, exclusively for Lynne Publishing, by concert pianist Želimir Panić. [Tempo: Slow, Medium]

Sincere and heartwarming, slow country / folk. Slide guitar and acoustic guitars, with bass and organ. Subtle piano enters later. Good for that 'home' feel, small town, farm life, etc. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 80 BPM]

Reflective and emotional solo piano with a sense vulnerability and romance. Great for films and documentaries. [Tempo: Slow / 105 BPM]

Sweet and warm ballad recorded live with piano, guitars, violin and cello. Nice and beautiful sentimental song with a feeling of intimacy and hope. This song brings inspiration and a heartwarming feeling to the listener. Recorded in Hi Definition. Various versions available to create complete soundtrack out of this composition. Good for romantic movies, wedding videos, travel television and New Age projects. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow / 52 BPM]

The famous grand piano piece, "Fur Elise" (for Elise) by Beethoven. Recorded exclusively for Shockwave-Sound.com by D Hamilton. [Tempo: Slow, Medium]

Sophisticated yet bit ironic pop track, that is nostalgic and romantic. European / French or Italian feel. Accordion and rhythm group featured. Like a little fling while on holydays that is well in the past but still so pleasantly memorable. A bit cheeky. Slight Ska feel. [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 134 BPM]

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Downtempo soulful song about letting go. Features male vocal, smooth sounds and nice drums. Wait for the mellow Moog solo! Sounds like Jill Scott, Raphael Saadiq. Could be used in a break up scene or a scene where someone is reminiscent of his lost love. Also available as an instrumental version. [Tempo: Slow / 75 BPM]

Piano music. A Philip Glass inspired track - dramatic and passionate, yet reflective and romantic. Perhaps depicting wwo lovers longing for each others powerful embrace, this piano duet deals with sorrow, hope, emotion, nostalgia and past events. Good film score / drama underscore for personal stories, real people and emotions. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 101 BPM]

J. S. Bach: Air on a G String for orchestra with violin and harpsichord.Recorded exclusively for Shockwave-Sound.com by D Hamilton. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow]

A sad and melancholic song about fear that has conquered one's mind and prevented them from reaching their full potential. Mood enhancing nylon guitars, clean electric guitars, slow electronic r&B drums and an uneasy sounding voice with a sad but beautiful melody. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow / 61 BPM]

A short classical piece in the style of Bach. Very minimalist in nature. This track feels moody, somber, dark and haunting, and will fit many types of media. Emotional music that reaches into the unknown. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow]

Beginning with a light and pretty piano motif and gradually building while increasing in darkness and dissonance with ambient strings and choir. Great for film scores, mystery, tragedy and heartbreak. [Tempo: Slow / 90 BPM]

Emotive and poignant R&B track, with a very romantic feeling. Synths, electronic drums and percussion. Some influences of romantic pop, perhaps some rhythmic elements resembling reggae. [Tempo: Slow / 88 BPM]

Warm and gentle, ambient / light contemporary. Electric piano, acoustic guitar, with subtle drums. Appealing melodies and a relaxed feel. [Tempo: Slow / 95 BPM]

Solo piano. Introspective with a hint of mystery and tension. Lots of heart, and a touch of sadness. Piano part has lots of movement to propel the scene. Good for drama, romance, TV. [Tempo: Slow]

Nostalgic and melancholic solo piano composition full of emotional drama. Beautiful harmonies and melodies performed on solo piano brings the feelings of reminscence, love and deep feelings to the listener. Suitable for dramatic films, documentaries and videos. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow / 62 BPM]

Think nick drake ATT orange commercial, recorded with a baritone guitar its moody and inspirational all at the same time with haunting synthesizer line to take you on a journey perfect for creating introspective underscore for TV and film. [Tempo: Slow / 90 BPM]

Haunting, ethereal, contemporary jazz played by soprano sax, electric piano and bass. Heartfelt, delicate, romantic and slightly melancholy this is perfect for romantic dramas, daydreaming, relaxing, smooth background music, lost love and poignant moments. [Tempo: Slow]

Dreamy, melancholic sound track featured by piano, cello and flute as well as strings and sound design. Full of sadness but with a hints of hope, sensitive, serene and quiet tune. Sutable for drama or situations where a mellow music is required. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow / 54 BPM]

This sweet and warm ballad recorded live with grand piano, acoustic guitars, violin and cello with pad added. Nice, sentimental song with feel of intimacy and hope. Various versions available to create complete soundtrack out of this composition. Good for romantic movies, wedding videos, travel television and other projects. [Tempo: Slow / 70 BPM]

A dreamy, warm, heartening and delightful new-classical piece with harp and ambient pads. Beauty, grace, melancholy and tender emotions. [Tempo: Slow / 79 BPM]

This is a solo piano cinematic track with a sad and melancholic feel. Loneliness and a lot of emotions that you get when you have to make a hard decision. The composition ends with a major chord to suggest that the decision is finally made. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow]

Vocal pop ballad duet with a Christmas lyrical theme. Male and female lead vocal with vocal harmonies. [Tempo: Slow / 75 BPM]

An epic, powerful and moving piece of music. Illustrative and imaginative. Could work well in adventurous, discovery, exploration projects. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow / 120 BPM]

Alternative rock track with an emotional edge. Thoughtful, reflective and hopeful. Subtle, understated and suggestive. The subtle use of banjo gives it a homey touch, and the slow tom-tom drums help to bring out an inspirational feel. Hope, sincerity, perhaps togetherness. [Tempo: Slow / 60 BPM]

Emotional piano playing arpeggios throughout with subtle strings and synth pad. Great for projects of a serious and dramatic nature. [Tempo: Medium / 110 BPM]

Pops orchestra style song with a warm loving vibe. Like a nice drive to a friendly place, through the rolling hills and past the seaside. Sounds like a 70's TV theme with a melody that stays with you. And then gets played in an elevator muzak channel. And your dentist's office. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 134 BPM]

Poignant, wistful and nostalgic. Acoustic piano with subtle acoustic guitar joining in. Introspective, haunting. Towards the end of the track, a simple electric guitar rhythm enters, then dissolves in reverb. Also available without the electric guitar. [Tempo: Slow / 58 BPM]

A mellow, easy-going and tasteful jazz piano track. Lounge piano / Solo piano. Suitable for dinner parties, romantic scenes, reflection, love, memories etc. [Tempo: Slow]

Emotional, dramatic and tragic cinematic solo Piano composition. Beautiful harmonies and melodies full of nostalgia and drama evoking the feelings of coldness, reminiscence of long lost love. Great for dramatic trailers, films, documentaries and videos. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 105 BPM]

This is a male vocal driven dynamic piano song about watching a relationship fall apart and not being able to fix it. This is a slower song with a beautiful cello part accompanying the piano & vocals. Also available in an Instrumental version. [Tempo: Slow / 77 BPM]

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