Whether you’re in need of a sugar-sweet opening line for your Valentine’s love letter or are simply a hopeless romantic looking to indulge yourself, there’s bound to be at least one lyric here that appeals to you.
This post may contain affiliate links, which means I may receive a commission if you click on a link and purchase something. As an Etsy and Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases.
Songs can have such a powerful impact, and, music will put the words to precisely what you’re feeling without you having to say a thing.
Have you ever heard a song on the radio and felt like it represented everything you knew about love? Even if it wasn’t one of the most popular love songs, it made you think of that special someone.
For those of you who are still looking for that special song, We’ve got you covered. Here, we’ve rounded up some of the BEST romantic song lyrics – from Bruno Mars to Etta James and more…
1. “All of Me” – John Legend
Cause all of me loves all of you
Love your curves and all your edges
All your perfect imperfections.
2. “My Love Is Your Love” – Whitney Houston
If tomorrow is judgment day
And I’m standing on the front line
And the Lord asks me what I did with my life
I will say I spent it with you.
3. “Lucky” – Jason Mraz
I hear you in my dreams
I feel your whisper across the sea
I keep you with me in my heart
You make it easier when life gets hard.
4. “Love On The Brain” – Rihanna
No matter what I do
I’m no good without you
And I can’t get enough
Must be love on the brain.
5. “I Won’t Give Up” – Jason Mraz
I’m here to stay and make the difference that I can make
Our differences they do a lot to teach us how to use
the tools and gifts we’ve got yeah we got a lot at stake
6. “My All” – Mariah Carey
I am thinking of you
In my sleepless solitude tonight
If it’s wrong to love you
Then my heart just won’t let me be right
7. “Your Song” – Elton John
I hope you don’t mind,
I hope you don’t mind,
that I put into words,
how wonderful life is,
now you’re in the world.
8. “You Must Love Me” – Madonna
Deep in my heart I’m concealing
Things that I’m longing to say
Scared to confess what I’m feeling
Frightened you’ll slip away
9. “Valentine” – Martina McBride
Even if the sun refused to shine
Even if romance ran out of rhyme
You would still have my heart
until the end of time
You’re all I need, my love, my Valentine
10. “At Last” – Etta James
my love has come along
my lonely days are over
and life is like a song
11. “Unchained Melody” – The Righteous Brothers
I’ve hungered for your touch
a long lonely time
and time goes by so slowly
and time can do so much
are you still mine?
12. “You’re The Inspiration” – Chicago
You know our love was meant to be
The kind of love to last forever
And I want you here with me
From tonight until the end of time
13. “It Might Be You” – Stephen Bishop
Something’s telling me it might be you
Yeah, it’s telling me it must be you
And I’m feeling it’ll just be you
All of my life…
14. “For the Longest Time” – Billy Joel
I don’t care what consequence it brings
I have been a fool for lesser things
I want you so bad,
I think you ought to know that
I intend to hold you for the longest time
15. “Let Her Go” — Passenger
But dreams come slow and they go so fast.
You see her when you close your eyes.
16. “If I Ain’t Got You” — Alicia Keys
Some just want everything.
But everything means nothing.
If I ain’t got you, yeah.
17. “All These Years” — Camila Cabello
Cause after all these years.
I still feel everything when you are near.
18. “Us” – James Bay
Tell me how to be in this world.
Tell me how to breathe in and feel no hurt.
Tell me how could I believe in something.
I believe in us.
19. “I Can’t Fall In Love Without You” – Zara Larsson
I can’t fall in love without you.
20. “It’s Gotta Be You” – Isaiah Firebrace
Now my arms are open wide.
They’re hanging forever there.
Waiting forever for you.
21. “Beneath Your Beautiful” – Labrinth featuring Emeli Sandé
I wanna see inside.
Would you let me see beneath your beautiful tonight.
22. “Won’t Go Home Without You” – Maroon 5
Of all the things I felt but never really shown.
Perhaps the worst is that I ever let you go.
I should not ever let you go.
23. “Ain’t No Other Man” – Christina Aguilera
Never thought I’d be alright, no, no, no.
Till you came and changed my life, yeah, yeah, yeah!
24. “My Everything” – Ariana Grande
And it’s taken me a lot to say.
And now that you’re gone, my heart is missing something.
25. “Bleeding Love” – Leona Lewis
But nothing’s greater,
than the rush that comes with your embrace.
26. “Make You Feel My Love” – Adele
When the evening shadows and the stars appear.
And there is no one there to dry your tears.
Oh, I hold you for a million years.
To make you feel my love.
27. “Just the Way You Are” – Bruno Mars
And when you smile. The whole world stops and stares for a while. ‘Cause girl you’re amazing. Just the way you are.