Return To Love

NIKO


Return To Love
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I recorded a moving piano piece that I am calling “Return To Love”, it is with joy that I share it with all of you. The title comes from the fact that it was my first musical expression after several years of silence.

The motion of life is revealed in the motion of melody and rhythm in Return To Love. It has a maturity in it that is not in any of my other recorded music. It was recorded on an amazing Bozendorfer grand (made in good ol’ Austria) and wow I love the depth and warmth of this piano, it has an old soul!

Uncoving “Return To Love” was quite a jouney, I worked on it here and there over 3 years of time before it was complete. This is not unusual for me when expressing a song, sometimes they come quickly and other times they unfold slowely over long periods of time and I have to be patient with them. The first idea came to me in San Antonio in 2011, more ideas came out in Austin in 2012 as well as while in Greece on the island of Patmos in 2013. Finally, I brought all my ideas together and completed it one night in Austin in 2014.

Turn it up and be captured and enraptured with the emotion of this piece.

niko in chapel playing return to love 02.19.14

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Drawing by Yasho Van Dijk of Holland, inspired by Return To Love….

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The melody is just so peaceful and beautiful! It gently carries you somewhere else <3 Amazing NIKO!

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Happy Birthday Niko

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Wonderful!! Wow! Very impressive. I adore the sound of the old Bösendorfer. I find it fits really well to the piece. I also love the way the piece changes speed, becoming slower and then returning to the faster speed from the beginning again. Really like “returning”. This is so different to your previous material, and I really love it! Absolutely fantastic! Don’t let this piece be the only one of its kind though! Please continue to create more! I’d love to here it. Thank you so much for sharing this beautiful piece with us. Have a great birthday!! 🙂

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kirsten Lorenzen
August 21, 2015 2:28 pm

This is a beautiful song. So different from what I knew from you. Its calm, peasful and let you dream away.
Its just amazing.
Greetings Kirsten from Holland

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You are a genius! So talented, so spiritual your melody. Congratulations, It made me fly!

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WELL done……………..so good to hear from you……………………Thank you for sharing!!!!!

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Mari Angustias
August 21, 2015 2:40 pm

Después de mucho tiempo ,ciertamente vuelvo a saber de ti ,con esta preciosa melodía.Soy española y no se si me recordaras ,porque seremos muchas personas.Lo ultimo que recibí de ti creo recordar fue “Exodus”y me ha dado mucha alegría saber de ti. Un abrazo y felicidades tu vuelta con esta melodía es preciosa. Mari
After a long time , certainly I ever hear from you, with this beautiful Spanish melodía.Soy and not if I recall, because we will be many last personas.Lo I received from you I remember was ” Exodus” and has given me great joy to know of you. A hug and congratulations for your return with this melody is beautiful. Mari

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I like it very much, it is a good melody und makes me come down from the stress.

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Helen Kalogeropoulos
August 21, 2015 2:43 pm

Beautiful, simply beautiful

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Happy bithday and all good things in the future.

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Delightful ! A pulling of emotions ..a stringing and weaving of feelings …listening to nikos newest piece as it thunders, crashes, pours rain and hails outside….truly delightful! Thank you Niko!!!!

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Mari Angustias
August 21, 2015 2:44 pm

No se si esta mi comentario o no ,yo lo veo pero reinicio y solo hay uno en vez de dos

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Hi Niko!! Really its an amazing one..

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Absolutely Lovely!!! Keep doing YOU! Many Blessing! 😉

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Truly beautiful…. I felt like I was sitting on a beach in heaven!

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Happy Birthday Dear Niko, May your dreams come true and may your beautiful music continue to open hearts around the world. Blessings & Love.

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very calming music.time to relax looking over the sea,………………. Happy Birthday again niko xx

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Absolutely, just beautiful. Peaceful,meditating, relaxed, sounds like it could be a great prayer song. Great job! Happy birthday Niko, may God Bless you always! Keep up the good work, don’t stop.

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Veronica martins
August 21, 2015 4:13 pm

Happy Birthday Niko,thank you for your gift,it is very lovely,I Love This instrumental songs,the Song that I love the most is Canon in D from pachebell,and I going to try how to play in violin,and i already Heard that your big gift,for you is your talent,byte and kissses,have a wonderfull day

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Wow , I love the melody. Thanks for coming back , I miss you. Happy Birthday and I hope to hear melodies as wonderful as this very soon. Love and kisses from Spain Niko. <3 <3 <3

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Emilia Figueiredo
August 21, 2015 4:36 pm

LINDA MUSICA…NIKO…PARABENS

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Linda melodia Niko…Parabens

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Denise Goodwin
August 21, 2015 4:45 pm

Happy Niko, hope you have a lovely birthday and good luck with your new song, I absolutely love it. Good luck for the future, Denise. Xxx

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Feliz cumpleaños Niko! Me gusta mucho tu nuevo instrumental es apasionado, calido, emocionante. Hacia mucho tiempo que no sabia nada de ti, que seas muy feliz! Besos
Claudia

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A heart in love with beauty never grows old.

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Awesome!! 🙂 Happy Birthday….!!!!!!

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Absolutely beautiful. A moving piece that is so relaxing.

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Absolument spleen et idéal .Dreams and peace.Merci Niko.Martine Elphy

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Fantastic!!! I am really glad that you return with your incredible music! Thank you)

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Absolutely beautiful, Niko! Such a lyrical melody that pulls you in and takes you on an emotional journey! I’ll be using it for my meditation tonight! Happy Birthday as well – hope it’s filled with love and light!

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Happy Birthday Niko!!! Thank You for your Lovely “Return To Love” 🙂

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Ammie Johansson
August 21, 2015 7:05 pm

Hi Niko
First must I say Happy birthday to you and I hope it be amazing an amazing day!
It was a long time ago I heard from you so hear your new tune was great.
You are a really good piano player but I miss your song because you have a good voice.
I hope you start do music again because you are a gifted musician.
Love and light always / Ammie

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I really like it. 🙂 It sounds powerful somehow.
Will listen to the other stuff, too.

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Amazing song! Going to share with friends 🙂

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Happy Birthday Nico! A wonderful price a delight to listen too! Thanks for sharing!

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Niko,
Many thanks for sharing this smooth music which reflects your Zen attitude and I really respect your patient to present this awesome music to the public.
Simply… You are an Artist 🙂
Thanks again and wishing you everyday a happy and peace moments.
Marwa

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Happy Birthday Nico, wonderful, and a delight to listen too. Thank you for share.

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Awesome!!
Happy Birthday Niko, a big hug from Spain!!

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Happy to listen to you new music, Niko ! Yes, it’s lively, it takes us for a beautiful flight, or sometimes we’d go for a wild spinning dance, then calm down and feel joy, inner light sparkle. Thank you and have a beautiful birthday ! Love

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Thank you for this beautiful work of art. It was JUST what I needed at the end of a very long day. Your music has captured us since we first heard it, just before we got married. We were elated to have your permission to feature your music during our wedding and reception, and your music was what we danced to for the first time as bride and groom. That was six years ago August 15th. Our marriage and love have endured, as has your magic. Thank you for sharing it with the world!

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Welcome back Niko and Happy Birthday! 🙂 Awesome piece! what a beautiful gift to your fans.. Thanks! 🙂

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Claire Gregory
August 22, 2015 9:25 am

That is beautiful and deep Niko. Happy birthday and thank you. I’m going to find time to listen to it again and again as I feel its nurturing energy. I hope there will be more music like this.

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marianne andersson
August 22, 2015 12:45 pm

its such a vonderfull peace off music….you are so tallentet and I enjoyed it very much,,,,more of that please….all best wishes from marianne denmark

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Happy birthday! Thank you for sharing the lovely piano music. I can hear the joy from it. I’m glad that you are back and sharing. Keep it up!!

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It’s a beautiful song. Sometimes when you wait for something for long period of time, something good comes and this is the result of waiting. Definitely this song is a piece of art. Congratulations Niko.

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It’s a beautiful song, Niko.
And…Happy birthday!

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OMG….It’s truly and deeply touching with my soul. I love it.
Thanks for sharing it to us.
Piano always be my favorite musical.

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Happy Birthday Niko!!!!! Nice to hear about you again and thank you very much for share your new song with us. It’s so beautiful…. I love it!!

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Happy Birthday Niko! Thanks for the sharing! I hope your day was as evolving as your music was; I enjoyed a thoughtful meditation on the journey of becoming human, on becoming one with the master of the universe or dare I say universes now??? May your musical journey be blessed as you continue successfully into the known and unknown. Wayne Nicol

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Happy birthday to u! Amazing song ,hah

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Loved the new song, and Happy Birthday Niko. thanks for years of friendship!

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Happy Birthday to you….Nice to hear to your Piano playing… Good to see you after a long time….Keep it up.
Thank you.

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Beautiful Niko……while listening to the song it drifted me to a place I once knew.

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Niko, I love how you allow people to enter your world with the freedom to gather their own perspective. Unlike the “infomercial” type websites one sees commonly with artists. Those use word tactics to buy buy buy. Well, it’s just not true love. As I’ve been listening to your songs, I have felt restoration taking place within me…same thing I always feel through your music, but during this season of rest, I haven’t even been able to listen to music without literally feeling nauseated. I have always loved music, however the past few months I can’t listen to it. It was through this that I discovered when I play your music I don’t get that sick feeling…instead I feel so much peace and comfort, and I just want to hear more. Interesting how God works. Thank you for giving of yourself to the people Niko. Each life touched by you is changed forever.

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Up! Très jolie mélodie au piano, et heureux anniversaire !

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Catherine Safira Sugas
August 24, 2015 5:27 am

Absolutely beautiful! It warms my heart. Thank you and blessed birthday to you love and light,

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Beautiful, thank you for your generosity once again. Happy Birthday

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Happy Birthday Niko.

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A. H. M. SABIR
August 25, 2015 10:11 am

After a long time hearing from you Niko.. Its a very good composed, lovely, passionate music.. And touched my heart. Really an awesome song. I love it …

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A. H. M. SABIR
August 25, 2015 10:14 am

And A very lovely Happy Birthday to you..

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Congratulations, Niko!! I’m listening to your music and I feel your emotions. Happy Birthday!

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Happy birthday Nico!!
What a beautiful piece, I absolutely love it. Thank you for sharing. Looking forward to hearing more from you

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Luiz Sérgio Carvalho Santoro
November 1, 2015 9:27 pm

Excelent, beautiful

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Sorry Nico… some trouble with my mails.. misssed your birthday.. hope all is well. Return to Love is wow wow wow .. !! Thank you for the love you shine .. Blessings

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WOW, Niko, this is really beautiful! I L O V E this music and the joy you transmit to us through it. The piano sound is really amazing.
That was a very good idea of you. Congratulations, my friend. I do hope that you continue creating such great musics and share with us.
Withing you WONDERFUL CHRISTMAS and NEW YEAR !

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Niko, I’m listening every day when I can. So moving and gentle. I love it and this piano. It speaks with you and brings me to tears peace joy. Thank you.

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Bellissimo!

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I do not know music the way you do but I think this piece is very beautiful. If the others are half as good you are a wonderful musician. Absolutely beautiful and relaxing piece!

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Brilliant lovely music. You are a true talent that tells the story from the heart,

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Per Skotheimsvik
June 20, 2016 6:19 am

Absolutely beautiful and makes me come down from the stress. Peasful and let you dream away to Patmos? I can heare the wave from the beach. Please continue with the good work.

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Thank you so much for this beautiful music!! It made my evening. Really.

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Beautiful piece….

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