I don’t really have a story in mind, and I know this is HEAVILY inspired of the Little Mermaid, but I see this later in the story, after Jack (and crew) saved Bitty from the nets, after they fall in love, etc. This is why Bitty is panicking instead of just singing to him.
Summer of 1983, Northern Italy. An American-Italian is enamored by an American student who comes to study and live with his family. Together they share an unforgettable summer full of music, food, and romance that will forever change them.