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Licensing and custom songwriting inquiries, please email:  schonbuchmusic@gmail.com 
or phone: 310-291-5534
Most songs also available without vocals •  to hear full version of songs, click here

SONGS IN FRENCH at bottom of page
SAMPLES DESCRIPTION
BAD LUCK-sample
Reggae/Rock with horns. Fun and positive. New girlfriend is a good luck charm!

Similar musical style: Bob Marley, UB40, Jason Mraz
93 bpm  • full version
BAR MUSICIAN-sample
Contemporary Country. Humorous and touching ode to the working troubadour.

Similar musical style: Toby Keith, Blake Shelton, Brad Paisley, Jimmy Buffett
95 bpm  • full version
BE MY VALENTINE-sample
Timeless romantic vibe of silky R&B/Pop crooners.

Similar musical style: Bruno Mars, John Legend, Jason Mraz, Smokey Robinson
82 bpm  • full version
BENDING OVER BACKWARDS-sample
Emotionally intense slow Pop-Rock. Disconnecting from a troubled relationship.

Similar musical style: Kenny Loggins, Jeff Buckley, Elliott Smith, Bon Iver, Deathcab for Cutie
85 bpm  • full version
CHANGE OF PLANS-sample
Inspirational mid-tempo Pop-Rock. Personal transformation and new beginnings.

Similar musical style: John Mayer, Jack Johnson, Jason Mraz, Hall&Oates
105 bpm  • full version
COOLEST DRINK OF WATER-sample
Romantic mid-tempo Pop-Rock. Meeting someone who can finally "quench the thirst of a lifetime." Perfect for weddings!

Similar musical style: John Mayer, Jack Johnson, Jason Mraz, Toto, Steely Dan
115 bpm  • full version
DANCING ON THE BEACH-sample
Lighthearted feel-good mid-tempo Pop. Enjoying a dance on the beach with someone special.

Similar musical style: Beach Boys, Jack Johnson, Jason Mraz, David Bowie
105 bpm  • full version
DANGEROUS WOMEN-sample
Classic Jazz ballad celebrating great women achievers throughout history.

Similar musical style: Michael Bublé, Harry Connick, Jr., Frank Sinatra
75 bpm  • full version
DECORATED-sample
Emotionally charged perspective of a wounded war veteran. Mid-tempo Heartland Rock with organic band sound featuring harmonica.

Similar musical style: John Mellencamp, Matchbox 20, Wallflowers, Kenny Loggins
88 bpm  • full version
ELROY McGREGOR-sample
Upbeat Irish Rock song about a rowdy character who is no gentleman… he drinks, swears and fights but you've got to love him!

Similar musical style: Flogging Molly, Dropkick Murphys, Mumford & Sons, Dubliners, Pogues
120 bpm  • full version
ENJOY THE RIDE-sample
THE RIDE = LIFE. Enjoy it because it’s short! The song’s style was inspired by Bill Withers’ "Lovely Day."

Similar musical style: Bruno Mars, Bill Withers, Doobie Brothers
112 bpm  • full version
FIREFIGHTER OF YOUR HEART-sample
Joyful Dance Pop. This lover puts out fires of the heart.

Similar musical style: Bruno Mars, Gnarls Barkley, Pharrell, Donna Summers, Earth Wind & Fire
115 bpm  • full version
FIRST STEP IS THE HARDEST-sample
Mid-tempo Southern California Rock. Uplifting message about accomplishing your goals.

Similar musical style: Dave Matthews, Jackson Browne, Eagles, James Taylor, Billy Joel
110 bpm  • full version
FREE REFILL-sample
Upbeat and joyful harmony Pop-Rock.

Similar musical style: Bruno Mars, Sugar Ray, Fastball, The Beatles, ELO
135 bpm  • full version
GIRL FROM THE OFFICE-sample
Smooth R&B with a Hip Hop flavor about office romance.

Similar musical style: Usher, Drake, Isley Brothers, R. Kelly
98 bpm  • full version
GOOD TO BE HOME-sample
Feel-good song about going home, the place where they take you in when you have nowhere else to go. After being away for a long time, the only place you want to be.

Similar musical style: Chris Stapleton, Kid Rock, Allman Brothers, CSN&Y
85 bpm  • full version
HAPPY NEW YEAR-sample
Piano-based ballad with an inspiring message for the New Year!

Similar musical style: Josh Groban, Michael Bublé
72 bpm  • full version
HEART OF A COWBOY-sample
A young city-dweller discovers he is a cowboy at heart. "It makes no difference where your body resides, what matters the most is inside… and inside, lives the heart of a cowboy!"

Similar musical style: James Taylor, Kenny Chesney, Willie Nelson
77 bpm  • full version
HERMOSA-sample
Sweet Pop lullaby celebrating the life-changing arrival of a child.

Similar musical style: John Mayer, Kenny Loggins, Christopher Cross
105 bpm  • full version
HIDING IN PLAIN SIGHT-sample
Bittersweet Indie Folk-Pop with haunting vocals, driving acoustic guitar, then band joining in. It takes a long time to discover love when it’s hiding in plain sight.

Similar musical style: Death Cab for Cutie, Iron and Wine, Head and the Heart
120 bpm  • full version
HIT ME AGAIN-sample
Classic Country feel. Feeling the pain from the end of a marriage.

Similar musical style: Eric Church, George Strait, Alan Jackson
112 bpm  • full version
I’M ON FOOT THESE DAYS-sample
Texas-style Blues Rocker. "My woman took the car, she ain’t coming back… I’m on foot these days!" Ripping lap steel guitar.

Similar musical style: Stevie Ray Vaughn, Fabulous Thunderbirds, Joe Bonamassa
132 bpm  • full version
IF AT FIRST YOU DON’T SUCCEED-sample
Piano-based ballad. Getting married again, and the differences between first and subsequent marriages.

Similar musical style: Josh Groban, John Legend, The Eagles
72 bpm  • full version
IF YOU LIVED HERE, YOU’D BE HOME NOW-sample
Romantic mid-tempo Pop-Rock ballad reminiscent of The Eagles’ "Peaceful Easy Feeling." Time to get away from the rat race, and start living a simpler life.

Similar musical style: Jack Johnson, Jason Mraz, Kenny Chesney, The Eagles, Dan Fogelberg
118 bpm  • full version
INFINITY-sample
Romantic R&B Pop modern-day version of Sam Cooke’s "Wonderful World (Don’t Know Much)" using math and science references as metaphors for love.

Similar musical style: Bruno Mars, Usher, James Taylor, Sam Cooke
92 bpm  • full version
INSANELY HAPPY-sample
A joyful and rocking shoutout to choosing a life of happiness!

Similar musical style: Green Day, John Mayer, Foster The People, Third Eye Blind, Everclear
96 bpm  • full version
IT TOOK YOUR LOVE-sample
Uplifting Pop-Rock. Love blossoms when nurtured by the right person.

Similar musical style: Bruno Mars, John Mayer, Jason Mraz, Doobie Brothers
98 bpm  • full version
KARAOKE BAR-sample
Catchy song celebrating the unique and fun Karaoke bar experience.

Similar musical style: Jimmy Buffett, Kenny Chesney
90 bpm  • full version
KICK THIS DOG NO MORE-sample
Unapologetic Bluesy Rocker. Leaving an abusive relationship and regaining self-confidence.

Similar musical style: Eric Clapton, Stevie Ray Vaughn, Joe Bonamasa
110 bpm  • full version
LIE DETECTOR-sample
Driving Dance Pop anthem about a frustrating lover who cannot tell the truth.

Similar musical style: Bruno Mars, The Killers, The Weeknd
115 bpm  • full version
LIQUOR YOU’RE DRINKING-sample
Raucous Country-Rock. Choice of drink reveals much about personality :)

Similar musical style: Eric Church, Jimmy Buffett, Brad Paisley, Toby Keith, Blake Shelton
80 bpm  • full version
THE MAGICIAN-sample
Tribute to magicians.

Similar musical style: Josh Groban, Michael Bublé
68 bpm  • full version
MAJESTIC-sample
A rallying call for world peace in the spirit of singalong anthem "We Are The World."

Similar musical style: Earth Wind & Fire; John Legend
93 bpm  • full version
MAYBE FOR A WHILE-sample
Romantic and sweet Pop ballad

Similar musical style: Ed Sheeran, Sam Smith, John Mayer, Lionel Richie
80 bpm  • full version
MORE THAN LIFE-sample
Romantic piano-based Pop Ballad with a dramatic build.

Similar musical style: John Legend, Elton John, Carole King, Billy Joel
75 bpm  • full version
NATURAL VIBE-sample
Reggae-Pop romantic song in the style of Bob Marley’s "Waiting in Vain."

Similar musical style: Jack Johnson, Jason Mraz, Bob Marley, Steely Dan
75 bpm  • full version
NOTHING BUT TIME-sample
Slow-burning scorching Rock. Breaking off a relationship, then realizing that was a bad mistake!

Similar musical style: Tom Petty, U2, Bruce Springsteen
72 bpm  • full version
NOW I DO-sample
Romantic acoustic guitar-based ballad with a gentle beat. Perfect for weddings! 

Similar musical style: Kenny Chesney, Bruno Mars, James Taylor, Eric Clapton
100 bpm  • full version
ON THE REBOUND-sample
Romantic acoustic guitar-based ballad. A rebound love that can last.

Similar musical style: Kenny Chesney, Ed Sheeran, James Taylor, Blake Shelton
78 bpm  • full version
OVER MY DEAD BODY-sample
Infectious Dance-Rock party anthem.

Similar musical style: Bruno Mars, Cee-Lo, Outkast
200 bpm  • full version
PLAYING TO WIN (I’LL NEVER QUIT)-sample
Fast Latin-Reggae dance anthem.  Never giving up on your goals. Sung from the perspective of a beach volleyball player.

Similar musical style: Maroon 5, Sublime, No Doubt, Enrique Iglesias, Pitbull, Inner Circle
103 bpm  • full version
PRIDE OF YOUR GENERATION-sample
Emotional heartbreaking ballad. Brilliant people who do not live up to their early promise.

Similar musical style: Muse, Bruce Hornsby, Pink Floyd, The Killers, The Who
78 bpm  • full version
QUESTIONS-sample
Funky Pop ballad with a beat. Questions range from silly to profound as we realize a relationship may be in trouble.

Similar musical style: Jack Johnson, Maroon 5, Jason Mraz, Michael McDonald
80 bpm  • full version
RAINBOW CHILDREN-sample
Celebration all the shades of humanity. Anthem in the tradition of "We Are The World."

Similar musical style: James Taylor, John Mayer, Michael McDonald, Ben Folds
73 bpm  • full version
ROCKET SHIP OF UNIVERSAL LOVE-sample
Pop-Rock "Space" anthem in the tradition of David Bowie’s "Space Oddity," Elton John’s "Rocket Man," The Beatles "Across The Universe," etc.

Similar musical style: Imagine Dragons, Elton John, David Bowie, Beatles
100 bpm  • full version
SECOND-HAND SMOKE-sample
Funk-Rock with a Hip-Hop flavor.  Staying with someone that you know is bad for you!

Similar musical style: Pharrell, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Green Day, Outkast
102 bpm  • full version
SEND YOUR LOVE MY WAY-sample
High energy Dance Pop R&B that would make current practitioners of this style proud with funky guitars, vocal prowess, and tons of hooks. An unapologetic declaration of love!

Similar musical style: Bruno Mars, Avicii, Justin Timberlake, Old-School Funk and R&B
120 bpm  • full version
SHUT THE FRONT DOOR-sample
Fun Country-Rocker. Getting rid of a guest who has worn out their welcome!

Similar musical style: Toby Keith, Brad Paisley, Blake Shelton, Jimmy Buffett
135 bpm  • full version
SPARE ME THE DETAILS-sample
Rocking Pop anthem. Affirming the essence of love.

Similar musical style: The Killers, Third Eye Blind, Hall&Oates
120 bpm  • full version
SUMMER ALL THE TIME-sample
Catchy and fun ode to Summer with a nod to classic Surf-Rock.

Similar musical style: Jimmy Buffett, son of Beach Boys, Kenny Chesney
145 bpm  • full version
SUSAN CARTER-sample
Scorching and emotional slow Blues-Rocker. A woman down on her luck through no fault of her own.

Similar musical style: Eric Clapton, Stevie Ray Vaughn, Eric Clapton, Steely Dan, Joe Bonamasa
64 bpm  • full version
TAKE A PILL-sample
Funny Country-Honky Tonk anthem.

Similar musical style: Hank Williams, Jr., Toby Keith, Blake Shelton
115 bpm  • full version
TONY'S ON THE PIER-sample
Fun/Beachy/Tropical Pop. I play music at Tony's On The Pier in Redondo Beach three times per week. This beloved establishment opened its doors 1952 and deserved a theme song!

Similar musical style: Jack Johnson, Sergio Mendes
96 bpm  • full version
TOP DOWN-sample
Fun upbeat call to hitting the open road in a convertible.

Similar musical style: Kid Rock, Rascal Flatts, Beach Boys meets Bob Seger
150 bpm  • full version
TREACHEROUS HEART-sample
Irish ballad traditional style. Bad love, betrayal and murder!

Similar musical style: Chieftains, Danu, Flogging Molly, Dubliners
62 bpm  • full version
WATCHING THE SUNSET-sample
Sweet acoustic guitar-based romantic ballad.

Similar musical style: Jack Johnson, Jason Mraz, James Taylor
112 bpm  • full version
WHERE HE’S COMING FROM-sample
Upbeat Folk-Rock with harmonica. Inspired by friends with a hippie spirit.

Similar musical style: Bob Dylan, Mumford & Sons
97 bpm  • full version
YOU BRING ME OUT-sample
Positive and upbeat romantic Pop with a danceable feel. "You bring me out, when I used to whisper… now I shout!"

Similar musical style: Sam Smith, Bruno Mars, Christopher Cross
105 bpm  • full version
YOU CAN’T HANDLE YOURSELF-sample
Fast Blues-Rocker with ripping guitars and sax.

Similar musical style: Isley Brothers, Stevie Ray Vaughn, Eric Clapton, Joe Bonamasa
120 bpm  • full version
YOU WILL LIVE FOREVER-sample
Emotional Pop-Rocker. Grieving for a loved one.

Similar musical style: Gino Vanelli, The Killers, Third Eye Blind, Imagine Dragons
136 bpm  • full version
YOU’VE NEVER HEARD OF ME-sample
Blues-Rock with slide guitar. Ode to the struggling artist

Similar musical style: Little Feat, Stevie Ray Vaughn, Eric Clapton, Allman Brothers
82 bpm  • full version
SONGS IN FRENCH • CHANSONS EN FRANÇAIS
SAMPLES DESCRIPTION
TOUT EST POSSIBLE-sample
Classic and cinematic French song, typical of what you would have heard in a Paris cabaret or a cafe along the banks of the Seine River. An energetic and empowering celebration of life where everything is possible!

Similar musical style: Maurice Chevalier, Edith Piaf, Charles Trénet
90 bpm  • full version
J’ADORE-sample
Classic and cinematic French song, typical of what you would have heard in a Paris cabaret or a cafe along the banks of the Seine River. A joyful ode to all the big and small things that make life worthwhile, such as an unexpected gift or even tickles from a puppy!

Similar musical style: Maurice Chevalier, Edith Piaf, Charles Trénet
90 bpm  • full version
JE REVIENDRAI DANS MON PAYS-sample
Classic and dramatic French song, typical of what you would have heard in a Paris cabaret or a cafe along the banks of the Seine River. An expatriate’s poignant ode to the home country, and a vow to return some day.

Similar musical style: Maurice Chevalier, Edith Piaf, Charles Trénet
85 bpm  • full version
MOULIN A COEUR-sample
Sweet and upbeat French pop song, typical of what you would have heard while spending a summer in St. Tropez at the end of the 20th century. The Moulin à Coeur is a heart mill that grinds up hardship and turns it into the fine stuff of life!

Similar musical style: Laurent Voulzy, Michel Berger, Gérard Lenorman
140 bpm  • full version
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Updated November 2017