15 Songs About Falling in Love
You can’t control who you fall in love with or how fast you fall in love. Once you fall in love, it is already too late. Now, you are just left wondering if the person likes you back or not. If you are starting to feel those butterflies in your stomach whenever that special someone is around, these songs about falling in love are for you. They are in a range of styles and from different times, so there is bound to be a good song for everyone.
1. Lucky by Jason Mraz Featuring Colbie Caillat
When you have a good friend, you start out just enjoying the time that you spend with them. Before long, you start to have feelings for them. They are your friend, so you are afraid of ruining the friendship by saying how you feel. At the same time, you feel incredibly lucky to fall in love with your best friend. Friends often make for the best relationships, so this lucky coincidence can turn into a long-lasting relationship if both of you are interested in each other.
“I’m lucky I’m in love with my best friend
Lucky to have been where I have been
Lucky to be coming home again
Lucky we’re in love in every way
Lucky to have stayed where we have stayed.”
2. Terrified by Katharine McPhee
While being in love can be exciting, it can also be terrifying. Suddenly, one person holds your entire happiness and fate in their hands. The love makes your life brighter, and you are suddenly afraid of what the darkness will be like if the person takes their light away. If you are feeling vulnerable or afraid, this is one of the best songs about falling in love.
“You said it again
My heart’s in motion
Every word feels like a shooting star
Watching the shadows burning in the dark
And I’m in love
And I’m terrified
For the first time
In the last time
In my only life.”
3. I Won’t Say I’m in Love by Hercules
It is amazing how many Disney songs are catchy and relevant to daily life. In this one, Megara is singing about how quickly she has fallen in love. She doesn’t want to admit her feelings for Hercules, but she can’ help the way she feels. If you are falling in love and don’t want to admit it yet, this could be the perfect song for you.
“No chance, no way, I won’t say it, no, no.”
4. Better Man by Paolo Nutini
Usher sang a song similar to this called “U Got It Bad.” This particular song is about the beginning of a relationship with the perfect woman. She is everything that Paolo wants in a woman, but he feels like he has to be a better man in order to deserve her love. They aren’t an item yet, but he is falling fast for her and his feelings are quickly starting to grow stronger.
“She makes me smile
She thinks the way I think
That girl makes me wanna be better
Took her down Bleecker Street
Saw she drank the way I drink
I kiss the sky to send her blue a letter.”
5. Still Falling for You by Elle Goulding
If you loved the Bridge Jones series of movies, then you might remember this particular song. This particular song came from Bridget Jones’ Baby. It is all about what is going on in this movie. She fell in love with someone who is entirely different than what she thought she wanted in a partner. This beautiful song encapsulates what it is like to fall in someone who is different than you and to stay in love with you. If you are with a man or woman who seems like an unexpected fit for your personality, then this is one of the best songs about falling in love.
“It took us a while
With every breath a new day
With love on the line
We’ve had our share of mistakes
But all your flaws and scars are mine
Still falling for you.”
6. Love Song by the Cure
This is one of those songs that you might not remember by name, but you will most likely recognize it as soon as you hear it. This song talks about loving someone no matter what. It has a calm, relaxed beat that is perfect for those days when you just want to chill out and think about the person that you are falling in love with.
“However far away
I will always love you
However long I stay
I will always love you.”
7. Accidentally in Love by Counting Crows
Honestly, this song describes just about every time you fall in love. You rarely expect to fall in love, so it always feels unexpected when you finally do. The lead singer of Counting Crows, Adam Durits, wrote this song based on his own experience about falling in love with someone that he wasn’t supposed to. If you have fallen in love with someone without planning it, then this is the song for you.
“Well baby I surrender
To the strawberry ice cream
Never ever end of all this love
Well I didn’t mean to do it
But there’s no escaping your love.”
8. I’ve Got a Crush on You by Ella Fitzgerald
This is definitely one of the older songs on this list. If you love jazz stars, then this Ella Fitzgerald song is for you. The song is all about how Ella had an unexpected crush. She did not expect to fall in love, but he wore down her resistance and she started to develop feelings for him. Even though she never expected to fall so deeply in love, she is now singing a song about how much she likes him. This is for all of those times when you lose track of everything else except thoughts of the person that you are in love with.
“I’ve got a crush on someone, guess who
I’ve got a crush on you, sweetie pie
All day and night time give me sign
I never had the least notion that
I could fall with so much emotion.”
9. How Would You Feel? By Ed Sheeran
This is one of the newer songs on this list. This is one of those songs about how you want to tell your crush how you feel. You are afraid of taking that step, but you want to just lay all of your cards on the table. You keep falling deeper and deeper in love, so you finally tell your crush how you feel and wait to see the response.
“How would you feel, if I told you I loved you?
It’s just something that I want to do
I’ll be taking my time, spending my life
Falling deeper in love with you
So tell me that you love me too.”
10. U Got It Bad by Usher
This song is a great option if you need songs about falling in love. At first, you just think that you like to hang out with someone. Before, love starts to set in and you change little things about what you do each day. From skipping the club to hang out with her to taking more time on your looks, the little details in your life start to completely change as you are more and more in love. When you do realize what is going on, you are completely surprised by your feelings for that special someone.
“When you say that you love ’em
And you really know
Everything that used to matter, don’t matter no more
Like my money, all my cars
(You can have it all back)
Flowers, cards and candy
(I do it just cause I’m…)
Said I’m fortunate to have you girl
I want you to know
I really adore you.”
11. I Could Have Danced All Night by My Fair Lady
If you love musicals, then this is the right song for you. In the story, she begins to fall for the professor and realizes that she is starting to have feelings for him. When you are in love, you want to stay up all night dancing and talking to the person you love.
“I only know when he began to dance with me,
I could have danced, danced, danced all night.”
12. Love at First Sight by Michael Buble
This is a wonderful song for when you fall in love with someone at the exact moment that you meet them. From across the room, you feel a little jolt as something inside you says that this person is special and unique. In moments, they have gained a permanent spot within your heart.
“The first time I saw you
I knew love at first sight must be true, so true, oh so true
And now I just have to explain why I feel this way
I feel joy, I feel pain
You’re in my heart and it’s tearing me apart
‘Cause I love you, I love you, I love you!”
13. Can’t Help Falling Love by Ingrid Michaelson
You want to think it through, find the right person and then develop a relationship. Instead, you immediately fall in love and can’t help yourself. There is no rhyme or reason for falling in love. Like Ingrid, you just can’t help how you feel.
“Wise men say only fools rush in, oh
But I can’t help falling in love with you
Shall I stay
Would it be a sin
If I can’t help falling in love with you.”
14. The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face by Roberta Flack
When you first see your crush, there is a spark and all the darkness seems to leave your life. Suddenly, the entire world lights up and seems like a brighter place. If this is how your are feeling right now, then this would be a top song for you.
“The first time ever I saw your face
I thought the sun rose in your eyes
And the moon and the stars were the gifts you gave
To the dark and the endless skies.”
15. Halo by Beyonce
This is one of the songs about falling in love that is all about how heavenly it feels. Even when you try to keep your guard up and fight it, you feel compelled to let your crush into your heart. Because of falling in love, it feels like you are on a higher plane and living in a dream world.
“Remember those walls I built
Well, baby, they’re tumbling down
And they didn’t even put up a fight
They didn’t even make a sound
I found a way to let you win
But I never really had a doubt
Standing in the light of your halo
I got my angel now.”