RIP Vangelis

Vangelis died today, at the age of 79. His influence on my musical journey has been immense, and Chariots of Fire is one of the first songs I learned on the piano.

As a film score composer, Vangelis has composed some of the most unforgettable and beautiful pieces of music in cinematic history. His work on “Chariots of Fire” and “Blade Runner” are among the most popular and well-loved scores of all time.

Here are ten of my favorite Vangelis songs:

1. Blade Runner Blues

2. Chariots of Fire

3. Conquest of Paradise

4. Rachel’s Song

5. Love Theme from Blade Runner

6. To the Unknown Man

7. La Petite Fille de la Mer

8. Tears in Rain

9. End Titles from Blade Runner

10. Memories of Green