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49 Mushy, Heartwarming Songs to Listen to When Falling in Love

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Falling in love is the best feeling ever, but it wouldn’t be complete without a soundtrack! Here are the perfect songs to listen to when falling in love.

I mean no disrespect, but Bob Marley was wrong when he said, “One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain.” Music triggers a lot of emotions in us—especially when we are in love. More often than not, it can even be that little push sending us off the cliff. These songs to listen to when falling in love are exactly what you need to bring you both to another place.

Whether it feels like falling—or flying—in love, here are the top 49 songs representing different kinds of falling in love. The happy kind, the sad kind, and the in-between kind. These songs may either be songs you’re unfamiliar with, or you haven’t listened to in quite a while. Either way, they should bring you back to that place in time when you were dancing in the rain, driving out of the city, or perhaps going insane.

Songs to listen to when falling in love

These 49 songs are all about the exquisite feels accompanying falling in love. Indulge in some new tunes and experience it all again through song!

#1 “After You” — Meg Myers; “Just wanna dance with you all night; when everyone has their disguise” [Read: 10 awesome songs to dedicate to someone special]

#2 “Anyone Else but You” – The Moldy Peaches; “You’re a part-time lover and a full-time friend”

#3 “Be my Thrill” – The Weepies; “But I love you still; be my thrill”

#4 “Can’t Fight it” – Quintino; Cheat Codes “I wanna be the one to make you feel alive”

#5 “Come Home” – Chappo; “Without you near me no adventure; I want you to be home”

#6 “Constant Conversations” – Passion Pit; “I never wanna hurt you, baby, I’m just a mess with a name and a price”

#7 “Crave You” – Flight Facilities; “That boy’s got my heart in a silver cage”

#8 “Do I Wanna Know” – Arctic Monkeys; “Ever thought of calling when you’ve had a few? ‘Cause I always do”

#9 “Electric Feel” – MGMT; “She got the power in her hand to shock you like you won’t believe”

#10 “Fade into You” – Mazzy Star; “Fade into you; strange you never knew”

#11 “Falling for you” – The 1975; “I don’t wanna be your friend, I wanna kiss your neck” [Read: Help! How to handle falling in love with your best friend]

#12 “Five Years Time” – Noah and the Whale; “And I’m always pretty happy when I’m just kicking back with you”

#13 “Flightless Bird” American Mouth – Iron & Wine; “Have I found you – flightless bird, jealous weeping – or lost you?”

#14 “Go” – Grimes; “Dreams, they feel like memories when I dream of you”

#15 “Grey or Blue” – JayMay; “Last night I watched you sing because a person has to try, and I walked home in the rain because a person cannot lie”

#16 “Head Over Heels” – Tears for Fears; “You keep your distance with a system of touch and gentle persuasion”

#17 “I Believe in a Thing Called Love” – The Darkness; “My heart’s in overdrive and you’re behind the steering wheel”

#18 “I Wanna Go” – Yuna; “Let’s walk a little further, you know I wanna be here”

#19 “Just a Boy” – Angus & Julia Stone; “One kiss from you and I’m drunk up on your potion” [Read: 15 kissing tips for that heartbeat-skipping kiss]

#20 “Kick Drum Heart” – The Avett Brothers; “It’s not the chase that I love; it’s me following you”

#21 “Lucky Ones” – Lana del Rey; “Everybody told me love was blind; then I saw your face and you blew my mind”

#22 “Madness” – Muse; “Come to me just in a dream; come on and rescue me”

#23 “Maps” – Yeah Yeah Yeahs; “Wait, they don’t love you like I love you”

#24 “OK” – Holly Conlan; “But then something about the way you look at me; it makes it feel okay”

#25 “Our Deal” – Best Coast; “When you leave me, the bed is empty”

#26 “Power of Two” – Indigo Girls; “Five miles out of the city limit we’re singing; and your hand’s upon my knee”

#27 “Say It, Just Say It” – The Mowgli’s; “You make me feel like I’ve been waiting my whole life”

#27 “Seaside” – The Kooks; “She handled her charm with time and slight of hand”

#28 “Shy That Way” – Tristan Prettyman, Jason Mraz; “Though I may not know the right things to say; I’ll get it out to you one day”

#29 “Skinny Love” – Birdy; “Come on, skinny love, just last the year”

#30 “Sleepy Tigers” – Her Space Holiday; “Gonna take this room that I built for fun; and burn down the walls in front of everyone so they see, you and me”

#31 “Someone out of Town” – Yuna “Be my friend and I’ll show you around; I’m in love with someone out of town” [Read: 10 perfect songs for long distance relationships]

#32 “Someone That Loves You” – Honne, Izzy Bizu; “I know you want me near but your love is what I fear”

#33 “Stay for a While” – Gibbz; “I feel a rumble in my feet as we say goodnight when we don’t want to”

#34 “Sweet Emotions” – The Kooks; “Yes, I feel sweet emotion every time you’re near me”

#35 “Sweeter Than This” – Katie Herzig; “Life is boxes in a back of our car; driving around with the dreams in a jar”

#36 “Tessellate” – alt-J; “Bite chunks out of me; you’re a shark and I’m swimming”

#37 “The Girl” – City and Colour; “If you were to leave; fulfill someone else’s dream; I think I might totally be lost”

#38 “Tighten Up” – The Black Keys; “Someone said true love was dead and I’m bound to fall”

#39 “Toothpaste Kisses” – The Maccabees; “So with toothpaste kisses and lines; I’ll be yours and you’ll be”

#40 “Two Weeks in Hawaii” – Hellogoodbye; “You’ve got Polaroid and you even know how to rhyme”

#41 “Under the Table” – Banks; “Won’t you be my problem? It’s okay with me if it hurts”

#42 “Until We Bleed” – Kleerup, Lykke Li; “And if Cupid’s got a gun then he’s shootin’”

#43 “When We First Met” – Hellogoodbye; “This thought made it clearer; I ought to be near her”

#44 “When You Were Young” – The Killers; “He doesn’t look a thing like Jesus but he talks like a gentleman like you imagined when you were young”

#45 “You” – The Pretty Reckless; “I can’t steal you, no, like you stole me” [Read: 20 absolutely dreamy signs of love at first sight]

#46 “You and I” – Ingrid Michaelson; “We might not have any money, but we’ve got our love to pay the bills”

#47 “You and Me” – Penny and the Quarters “If you love a soul more than fame and gold; and that soul feels the same about you” [Read: Where there is love there is life: Love makes us better]

#48 “You’re What I’m Looking for” – Rooney; “I can love you and miss you in all the right ways”

#49 “Young Folks” – Peter, Bjorn, and John; “All we care ‘bout is talking; talking only me and you”

[Read: 20 most romantic songs the one you love]

Fall in love with your SO. Fall in love with life. Fall in love with yourself. Whichever path you choose, make sure to take these heartwarming songs to listen to when falling in love along with you.

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