To find a singer who sings and plays guitar well is rare. Bryan Adams is one of those singers. Born in the beautiful country of Canada he is a singer, composer, guitarist, photographer, and composer. Since his debut back in 1979, the singer has sold more than 100 million records all over the world. worldwide. He remained the most played artist on Canadian radio from 2005-2010 and has had top singles in the US, UK, Canada, and Australia. We will see his 5 best songs in our article.
Summer of ‘69
This song was released in 1984 from his fourth album (reckless). In the video, Bryan showed a dilemma from a young middle-class boy to become a rock star. The writer of this song was Jim Vallance who was an old friend of the singer. The song got successful in getting good reviews from the observers. In that year, the song became no. 5 most popular in the US and no. 4 in the Netherlands.
Run to You
The song from the same album (reckless) is one of those Bryan’s songs that kicks against the trend of his usual ones. It is a fact that the main reason behind Adam’s success is his love songs but it is not the case with this one as in this, he is involved in a forbidden affair, with a girl which he wants to be his wife.
Everything I Do
This song was released in 1991 and became one of the best love songs of all time. The song still holds the record for most successive weeks at no.1 in the United Kingdom. At first, it was recorded for the movie Robin Hood and was also nominated for Oscar awards. He played guitar in an excellent way in this song. Nevertheless, the success of the song can be attributed to the structure, which is a simplistic 4/4 time signature that's driving the tempo of the song, in the key of C Major. It’s one of the most requested song from aspiring guitar players and therefore it is included in the top guitar lessons websites, such as Guitartricks.com and Jamplay.com. The first one provides “Everything I Do” in a version identical to the original song, available through a video player that supports looping and multiple playback speeds. Guitar Tricks is currently offering a 14 day free trial membership.
Please Forgive Me
The song was recorded in 1993 and became one of the greatest hits that year. In the UK, the song reached number two on the charts. It is his only song that became no.1 in Australia. Moreover, it topped the charts of Bryan’s born country; Canada, Belgium, France, Norway, Portugal, and Ireland.
Have You Ever Really Loved a Woman?
This song came out in 1995 and was written for the film “Don Juan DeMarco”. The song was definitely a huge success according to the charts all across the globe. Also, it became one of a few Bryan’s songs to make their way to no.1 in the US. In the lyrics, viewers can see the singer considering things that he really means to love someone. In doing that, he lists some of the things that show his love to a woman.
As we mentioned earlier, Bryan Adams is no doubt one of the greatest names when it comes to a singer-come guitarist. For so many years, he has been entertaining his viewers through his performance and this continues. We hope in coming years, we will see him again rocking the stage.