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Chapter 7 – 20 easy piano songs to play

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Welcome to our selection of the 20 best easy piano songs for beginners. In the previous chapter of this Ultimate Pianist’s Guide (Chapter 6 – Play your first piano melody) you learned how to play your first song on piano. This 7th chapter is designed to open up your musical repertoire and propose you some songs that are both easy and popular. If you are a total beginner, you can also play them. Indeed, they are all available in an easy version for beginners on our app dedicated to piano learning. So you can play them easily on our app (among more than 1000 songs)! These are 20 well-known and easy piano songs for beginners, so enjoy!

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1 – Shallow – Lady Gaga & Bradley Cooper (A Star is Born)

Theme song of the movie A Star is Born, which made her very famous, Lady Gaga’s Shallow has conquered the hearts of a very large audience with its emotion and intensity. This beautiful and easy piano song won the Oscar for Best Original Song and was acclaimed by critics. The original track is not necessarily very easy to play for beginner pianists. That’s why we offer an easy version of this song on our website dedicated to piano learning, specially designed for beginners. With a little practice, you can master it in just a few days. In addition, this well-known piano song will give you great emotion when you play it.

If you wish to access the piano sheet music and the midi file of Lady Gaga’s Shallow song, you can download it here.

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Easy piano song to play for beginners : learn Shallow - A Star is Born by Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper on La Touche Musicale.
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2 – Bohemian Rhapsody – Queen

In spite of its age, the famous Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen is still as much listened on the internet. Recently, there has been a significant increase in the number of people who want to learn to play this famous piano song. It must be said that it continues to fascinate crowds even in the 21st century. Currently, it is the most streamed song on the different platforms, with more than 1.6 billion listenings. No doubt this figure has been reinforced by the recent release of the biopic centered on this immortal group. This well-known and cool piano song is easy to learn, even for beginners, so go for it!

If you want to access the piano sheet music and the midi file of the song Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen, you can download it here.

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Easy song to play on piano : learn Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen on La Touche Musicale app.
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3 – River Flows in You – Yiruma (Twilight)

The most famous piano song of the South Korean composer Yiruma continues to be a hit since its release in 2001. Reprinted in the original soundtrack of the Twilight saga, River Flows in You is a magnificent and easy piano song that has since then continued to win hearts and remains much learned by piano lovers. It can still be heard very frequently played in train stations by passers-by, surrounded by many spectators amazed by the beauty of the piece.

If you want to access the piano sheet music and the midi file of the song River Flows in You by Yiruma, you can download it here.

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Easy piano songs for beginners : learn River Flows in You - Twilight by Yiruma on La Touche Musicale.
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4 – Una mattina – Ludovico Einaudi (Untouchables)

Una mattina by Ludovico Einaudi is one of the best known song played by piano lovers. Recorded in 2004 by the famous Italian composer, it was included in the soundtrack of the French movie Untouchables. The movie’s reputation propelled the talented pianist to the top, making Una mattina one of the most played piano songs of its time. The intense emotion that the title emanates greatly pleases lovers of sounds that are both soft and powerful. Una mattina is one of those piano pieces that are easy to play and yet so beautiful. Don’t hesitate to start your learning on this beautiful piano song.

If you want to access the piano sheet music and the midi file of the song Una mattina by Ludovico Einaudi, you can download it here.

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Easy piano song for beginner : learn to play Una mattina - Intouchables by Ludovico Einaudi on La Touche Musicale.
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5 – Comptine d’un autre été – Yann Tiersen (Amélie Poulain)

Famous piece of the soundtrack of the movie Amélie Poulain, released in 2001, Comptine d’un autre été by Yann Tiersen continues to fascinate pianists with its catchy rhythm (like most of Tiersen’s compositions, it is a waltz composed in 3 beats) and its reassuring melody. It is currently ranked as the second most played song on the piano behind Ludwig Van Beethoven’s Letter to Elise.

This song is one of the piano pieces for beginners that are really beautiful, popular and easy to play.

If you want to access the piano sheet music and the midi file of the song Comptine d’un autre été by Yann Tiersen, you can download it here.

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Easy piano songs : learn Comptine d'un autre été - Amélie Poulain by Yann Tiersen on La Touche Musicale.
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6 – Happy Birthday – Patty Hill

Happy Birthday is one of the most famous piano songs, attributed to Patty Hill in 1893.

This piece is one of the easiest piano songs for beginners who wants to play.

You have to go soon at a birthday party ? Learn this song and let your friends sing its chorus!

If you want to access the piano sheet music and the midi file of the song Happy Birthday by Patty Hill, you can download it here.

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Easy piano songs for beginners : learn to play Happy Birthday by Patty Hill on La Touche Musicale.
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7 – Lovely – Billie Eilish

Billie Eilish, a rising star and one of the most promising singers of the moment, released the title Lovely which exudes a musical emotion like no other.

This American pop star knows how to seduce us with a voice worthy of the greatest divas in history.

Lovely is a very easy piano song to play. It is suitable for beginners as well as for the most experienced pianist!

If you wish to access the piano sheet music and the midi file of the song Lovely by Billie Eilish, you can download it here.

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Easy piano song : learn to play Lovely by Billie Eilish on La Touche Musicale.
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8 – Faded – Alan Walker

This electro-house track by the internationally known DJ has managed to win the hearts of all pianists.

Faded by Alan Walker involves several composers, such as Anders Froen or Gunnar Greve Pettersen, who have combined their musical genius to create this wonderful work.

Very simple to learn, this easy piano song for beginners will fully satisfy you if you start playing the instrument. If you play diligently, you will be able to learn it in just a few days. It is indeed a beautiful piano piece that will allow you to impress your friends and family when you play it!

If you want to access the piano sheet music and the midi file of the song Faded by Alan Walker, you can download it here.

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Easy piano songs for beginners : learn to play Faded by Alan Walker on La Touche Musicale.
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9 – Imagine – John Lennon

First song of his eponymous album released in 1971, Imagine is one of John Lennon’s best known songs. It is a pacifist work, projecting us into an utopian world, advocating a world without borders where brotherhood would be the key word.

Imagine by John Lennon is a piece that is easy to play on piano: it remains within the reach of all beginners. On La Touche Musicale, we actually propose in our library an easy version of the song. If you want to know how to play familiar piano song without spending too much time learning it, jump at the opportunity!

If you want to access the piano sheet music and the midi file of the song Imagine by John Lennon, you can download it here.

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Easy songs to learn on piano : play Imagine by John Lennon on La Touche Musicale.
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10 – Hallelujah – Leonard Cohen

First recorded in 1984 on his album Various Positions, Hallelujah has been the subject of numerous covers, at the top of which is Jeff Buckley’s, released in 1994. This last version is indeed the best known and most listened today. The song has been the subject of much debate because of the subjects it deals with: religion and sex, approached from the angle of metaphors. At the death of Leonard Cohen in 2016, the song ranked 59th in the Billboard Hot 100 in the United States.

Hallelujah is a beautiful and easy song to learn on piano, so you can play it quickly to impress your friends at parties!

If you want to access the piano sheet music and the midi file of the song Hallelujah by Leonard Cohen, you can download it here.

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Easy piano songs to play on piano : learn Hallelujah by Leonard Cohen on La Touche Musicale.
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11 – Your Song – Elton John

Extracted from Elton John’s second album, released in 1970, Your Song is one of the artist’s best known songs.

The instrumental part of the song is mostly composed of a melancholic piano melody, invented by Elton John and influenced by Leon Russell. An acoustic guitar part, just as beautiful, completes the instrumental part of the title.

In terms of notoriety and press, in 2003 it was ranked 136th in the Rolling Stone Magazine’s Top 500 Best Songs of All Time.

It is also an easy piano song within the reach of all beginner pianists. You can learn it in a few days with a little practice.

If you want to acces the piano sheet music and the midi file of Your Song by Elton John, you can download it here.

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Easy piano songs : learn to play Your Song by Elton John on La Touche Musicale.
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12 – Hello – Adele

Taken from Adele’s third album, released in 2015, Hello is the first single from this album, hailed by music critics. Played by Greg Kurstin, the bass, guitar and piano parts of the instrumental give the song all its depth.

Regret and nostalgia are the two main themes addressed by this brilliant title.

When it’s released in 2015, Adele’s song breaks the record for the number of views on Youtube in less than 24 hours, dethroning the artist Taylor Swift.

Hello has the merit of being very easy to play on piano and remains completely accessible to the greatest beginners. Moreover, it’s one of those beautiful piano pieces that will allow you to escape from your everyday life.

If you want to access the piano sheet music and the midi file of the song Hello by Adele, you can download it here.

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Piano song easy to play for beginners : learn Hello by Adele on La Touche Musicale.
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13 – He’s a Pirate – Hans Zimmer (Pirates of the Caribbean)

Composed in 2003 by Hans Zimmer and Klaus Badelt for the Disney film Pirates of the Caribbean, He’s a Pirate immediately seduced the film’s viewers with its power and the emotion it emanates.

The piano version of the original music is not easy to play. Fortunately, on La Touche Musicale, you can play a very easy version of the song.

If you want to access the piano sheet music and midi file of the song He’s a Pirate – Pirates of the Caribbean by Hans Zimmer, you can download it here.

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Easy piano songs : learn to play He's a Pirate - Pirates of the Caribbean by Hans Zimmer on La Touche Musicale.
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14 – Bella Ciao – Traditionnal (La Casa de Papel)

Bella Ciao is originally a traditional song from Italy, written by an anonymous author in 1944, glorifying the bravery of Resistance soldiers during the World War II. Today, this song is the symbol of resistance throughout the world.

But it wasn’t until the successful Spanish series La Casa de Papel included it in its original soundtrack in 2017 that it gained international recognition.

Bella Ciao is one of this easy piano songs which all beginners can play. La Touche Musicale offers an ultra-simplified version of this song to learn on piano. With a little practice, you can master it in just a few days.

If you want to access the piano sheet music and the midi file of the song Bella Ciao – La Casa de Papelyou can download it here.

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Play this easy piano song : Bella Ciao - La Casa de Papel - Traditionnal on La Touche Musicale.
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15 – Megalovania – Toby Fox (Undertale)

Best known soundtrack of the independent video game Undertale, developed by Toby Fox and released in 2015, Megalovania immediately attracted the attention of gamers with its density and dynamism. It was composed by Toby Fox himself.

Track reputed unplayable on piano because of its difficulty, there are however reworked versions that are much easier to play. La Touche Musicale offers an ultra simplified version of the song, within the reach of all beginner pianists.

 If you want to access the piano sheet music and midi file Megalovania – Undertale by Toby Fox, you can download it here.

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Easy piano songs : learn to play Megalovania - Undertale by Toby Fox on La Touche Musicale.
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16 – City of Stars – Justin Hurwitz (La La Land)

Performed by Emma Stone and Ryan Goslin in the musical La La Land, released in 2016, City of Stars is a beautiful piano song with a style that is both retro and totally new. Fans of the movie were immediately imbued with the special tone of this piece. In 2017, it won the Golden Globe for best original song.

If you want to access the piano sheet music and midi file of the song City of Stars – La La Land of Justin Hurwitz, you can download it here.

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Easy piano songs for beginners : play City of Stars - La La Land by Justin Hurwitz on La Touche Musicale.
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17 – Twinkle Twinkle Little Star – Traditionnal

Twinke Twinkle Little Star is one of the most famous piano tracks in the world.

The lyrics of the song come from a 19th century English poem composed by Jane Taylor, intitled The Star.

Twinkle Twinkle Little Star was covered by Cartoon Studio English, Nursery Rhymes & Kids Songs, Nursery Rhymes, released in 2019.

The easy piano song is perfect to children or beginners who want to start to learn piano.

If you want to access the piano sheet music and midi file of the song Twinkle Twinkle Little Staryou can download it here.

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Easy piano song to play : learn Twinkle Twinkle Little Star on La Touche Musicale.
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18 – Havana – Camila Cabello

Havana by Camila Cabello, released in 2018 in the album intitled Camila, is very famous today.

Latino and pop, the track were one of the best hits during the 2018 summer.

Havana is an easy piano song which can be played by all beginners.

If you want to access the piano sheet music and midi file of the song Havana by Camila Cabelo, you can download it here.

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Tutorial of the easy piano song Havana by Camila Cabello on La Touche Musicale.
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19 – Jingle Bells – James Pierpont (Christmas song)

Jingle Bells is one of the most famous christmas song.

The melody is one of the best easy piano songs to play by a beginner !

Learn Jingle Bells and play it for your family in the next christmas.

If you want to access the piano sheet music and midi file of the song Jingle Bells by James Pierpont, you can download it here.

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Tutorial of the easy piano song Jingle Bells - Christmas by James Pierpont on La Touche Musicale.
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20 – Fur Elise – Ludwig van Beethoven

Fur Elise is the most famous classical piano song composed by Ludwig Van Beethoven in 1810.

This is one of the most recognized piano pieces ever written. 

Fur Elise is an easy piano song that can be played by all beginners, so go for it !

If you want to access the piano sheet music and midi file of the song Jingle Bells by James Pierpont, you can download it here.

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Tutorial of the easy piano song Fur Elise by Ludwig van Beethoven on La Touche Musicale.

Conclusion on these 20 easy piano songs for beginners

The 20 known piano songs for beginners presented above, by their sensitivity and musical variety, will expand the genres of your repertoire. And guess what? These songs are very easy to play on piano. If you play them diligently, you’ll learn them in just a few days. So go for it!

Now that you know popular songs that are easy to play on piano, we are going to open another topic related to piano songs: sheet music. In the next chapter of this guide, we will teach you how to read a piano score.

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