Discover 63 easy piano songs for beginners (or not so beginners!)

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Discover 63 easy piano songs for beginners

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Are you looking for beautiful and easy piano songs for beginners?

You don’t need to play boring or ugly tunes when you start the piano.

Or pieces for kids.

I mean, as an adult, even if you are a parent, you may want to play the music you love, right?

Good news, there are beautiful and easy piano songs for beginners that you can enjoy playing in a few days.

I believe that making music is not a dream accessible only for people having practiced for 10 years or more.

Music is for all.

That said, there are difficult songs that will take a few (or many) years of piano practice to start to learn.

And even the simplest ones need work to play them with ease and emotion.

Also, don’t be misled by the fact that I classified them as piano songs for beginners.

They need some dedication and focus to master.

If you want to get better on the piano and be able to play all the songs you want, you need to practice consistently.
It can be tough and I struggled for years before finding the formula to become able to practice regularly.
I am pleased to share with you the complete framework I created to help you be unstoppable on the piano!

Play each note with intent, a focused mind… and love!

It will make the difference between you and a piano technician.

Some won’t agree, but even if you are a beginner, you can bring more emotion than a very experienced player.

If you play a simple song with your heart and full intent.

Don’t get me wrong: super technical pieces can bring emotions as well if they are played well, with the heart (after years and years of daily long hard work!).

See for example this amazing and beautiful rendition of La Campanella by Liszt from Paganini Etude No 3:


This is a selection based on piano songs that I find beautiful or fun. Or so famous that they have to be there because it is likely that you love them!

I sorted them roughly by style. Don’t call me on this: first, I am bad at defining music styles. Second, I don’t really care, which explains the first I suppose!

Here are the categories (you can jump directly to the one you want by click on it):

Before you start, two things to have in mind:

  • These songs may be altered versions to make them easier to play. I paid attention to find beautiful versions though. Because you can also find crap versions of them, trust me!
  • You can usually find a slower version of them on the same YouTube channel (also a criterion for my choice). I put here a link to the ’normal’ speed, but to learn you will need to start slowly.

Small tip: on YouTube you can change the speed of the videos, which can be quite useful to start learning a new song.

If you want to learn how to play more songs on the piano and unlock your piano skills to play the songs you love, I deeply recommend you to read the story of Dona and Jack to learn how they found the solution to finally play all their favorite songs.
Hint: I use this method myself 😉

Enjoy now this selection of beautiful and easy piano songs for beginner!


Because it is so cool to play these famous songs and everybody will sing along, being impressed by your talent on the piano!

1. Clocks – Coldplay

Clocks – Coldplay by Leon Montealegre

2. Faded – Alan Walker

Alan Walker – Faded by Bruno Morsch

3. Let it be – The Beatles

4. Yesterday – The Beatles

5. Perfect – Ed Sheeran

Perfect Ed Sheeran Easy Piano by Nicki_Allan

6. Hallelujah – Leonard Cohen

7. Leave a light on – Tom Walker

Leave a Light On – Tom Walker by GuestinPiano

8. We are the champions – Queen

9. Get lucky – Daft punk

Get Lucky – Daft Punk by GuestinPiano

10. Stand by me – Ben E. King

Stand by me by Damir 442

11. What a wonderful world – Louis Armstrong

What a Wonderful World by Manfred Rodenbeck

12. Someone like you – Adele

13. Hey Jude – The Beatles

14. Bohemian Rhapsody – Queen

15. Apologize – One Republic

Apologize – One Republic by annika0801

16. In The End – Linkin Park

17. Africa -Toto

Toto – Africa by Gabby Miller

18. Lose yourself – Eminem

19. Mad World – Gary Jules

Mad World – Gary Jules by Ezrabock

20. Seven Nation Army – The White Stripes

Seven Nation Army by Etienne Birling

21. Take On Me – A-ha

Take on Me – a-ha by yayforeffie

22. Wind of change – Scorpions

Wind of Change – Scorpions by anthenius

23. Rolling in the deep – Adele

Rolling in the Deep – Adele by Adele_1

24. Can You Feel the Love Tonight – Elton John

25. Imagine – John Lennon

John Lennon – Imagine by Rodila

26. Whenever, Wherever – Shakira

Whenever Wherever/Suerte (A Cappella) by Snfreweh

27. No One – Alicia Keys

Alicia Keys No One by Rudy Mukendi

28. Hello – Adele

Adele – Hello by ZakuraMusic

29. Imagine Dragons – Believer

Believer – Imagine Dragons by Joshua Hall

30. Can’t Stop The Feeling – Justin Timberlake

31. Ho Hey – Lumineers

32. Take me to the church – Hozier

Take me to church Hozier by Anne Morilhat

33. Marry Me – Bruno Mars

34. La vie en rose – Edith Piaf

La vie en rose – Piano (Intermediate) by HéctorPye

Classical music

Because these piano pieces are so well written that they travel through time!

35. A Little Night Music, 1st Movement- Mozart

36. Prelude in C Major – Bach

37. Für Elise – Beethoven

38. Ode to joy – Beethoven

39. Ave Maria – Schubert

40. Swan Lake – Tchaikovsky

41. Hungarian Dance No 5 – Brahms

42. Air on the G String – Bach

43. Canon in D – Pachelbel

44. Moonlight sonata – Beethoven

45. Lullaby – Brahms

46. Liebestraum No. 3 – Liszt

Movies&TV series

Because who doesn’t like a good film or TV series?

47. Mission Impossible

48. Forrest Gump

49. Titanic

50. Let it go

51. The pink panther

52. F.R.I.E.N.D.S.

53. Star Wars – The Force

54. Star Wars – Imperial March

55. Harry Potter

56. James Bond (Skyfall- Adele)


Because these are intemporal tunes that will last for decades or centuries!

57. Happy birthday

58. Frere Jacques

59. Loch Lomond

60. Oh my darling Clementine

61. Red River Valley

62. Auld Lang Syne

63. Jingle Bells


We have seen here a good list of easy piano songs for beginners.

I hope you enjoyed it and you have found a few you want to learn.

As a bonus, you have now a list of the best YouTube channels to learn easy piano songs (and more!)

I may update it if I find other nice songs to add or if you have suggestions, so come back from time to time.

Now, pick one and start to play it.

Start slowly, one hand first, then the other, then both together.

In no time, you will play your first (or 10th!) piano song. And share it with family, friends, the World!

If you want to get better on the piano and be able to play all the songs you want, I deeply recommend you to read our review of the best online piano lessons.
Most of them can be tried for free, so you don’t have anything to lose, but a lot to gain from them.

And if you want more movie piano songs, check out here!