Melancholy solo piano. Mysterious piano waltz accompanied by oom-pah piano chords. Builds anticipation with swells in volume and tempo, Searching, suspenseful and sad, sounding slightly French, Amélie-like, in a quirky European style.
Beautiful solo piano track. Soft, waltzing piano chord progressions become a fuller sound, a more urgent, emotional piano passage full of longing. Moves to dramatic high register piano to end. Thoughtful, reflective and romantic, perfect, Amélie-esque undulating piano to accompany an introverted character, finally opening up to the world; an awakening; a ray of sunshine.
Slow, thoughtful piano track. Slow-paced, piano chords, with a hint of Amélie-style European nostalgia. Pensive and emotional with a hint of hope. Would suit a commercial for a family-friendly service, saving for a rainy day or for a reflective, arthouse-style Film/TV sequence.
Melancholy solo piano. Amélie-style minor oom-pah chords, growing in intensity and embellishment throughout the track. Another line of piano plays a lyrical melody above the regular chords. An energetic chorus brings a modulation and intricate break. Back to opening chords for a finish. Emotional and wretched, yet passionate, would suit an advert or TV scene requiring Gallic charm and impulsive, reckless emotion.
‘Underscore’ version features chords only, no melody line.
European jazz track. Plodding acoustic guitar and piano chords with steady, walking double bass, drums and accordion chords. Brazen violin plays an improvised melody on top. Accordion takes over on melody with playful snatches, before back to violin. Laid back and chilled, with a seductive and intriguing quality, perfect for advert/TV scenes evoking a retro idea of Paris – cobbled streets, tiny cars and sexy people.
Bed track available sans violin.
Mysterious multi-instrumental. Atmospheric feedback intro followed by oom-pah-pah waltz rhythm and childish marimba melody. Orchestral strings and accordion join with a Gallic-inspired melody, reminiscent of Amélie. The melancholy gives way to excitable, erratic rhythms on all instruments, before a dynamic final section with passionate violin and jumpy marimba. Magical, melancholy and manic, perfect music to accompany a rainy midnight walk through the streets of Paris, only to end up in a sleazy speakeasy at the centre of an absinthe-sodden freakshow.
Melancholy piano track. Anticipatory block piano chords, building to a crescendo then fading…a morose melody is introduced over the plaintive chords. Chords turn to wave-like broken chords undulating rapidly beneath the melody. A sombre melody takes off, building to include some subtle brass accompaniment, reminiscent of french accordion music. Dark and sullen, yet romantic and searching. Suitable for a rain-soaked walk home after a loveless encounter on TV/Film; a sad and lonely character who still yearns for an old flame.
Wistful solo piano. Dramatic, comedic chordal piano descent before Amélie-style European piano. Lolloping, waltz section, turns melancholy with low, stormy piano chords. Rumbling bass clef notes before the sun comes out with a bright tinkling segment, leading to a romantic waltzing around the keys. Indecisive, dramatic, tender yet troubled, would suit a European film set in on rainy Paris street, the character’s tumultuous lives at odds with their quaint surroundings.
French accordion waltz. Oom pah pah waltz rhythm on accordion with an emotional accordion melody moving between major and minor, happy and sad above. Nostalgic, plaintive and intriguing, would suit a advert or TV/Film/Doc montage referencing Amélie or French seaside kitsch.
Simple piano track. Piano arpeggios beneath an emotional piano melody. Tender, bittersweet and melancholy, a yearning ode to love lost and found, perfect for Amélie-style romantic adverts or pensive TV scenes.