The 100 Most Romantic Love Songs of All Time

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When you think of the most romantic love songs you know, it’s surely a subjective thing. We all have certain songs that we associate with lovers, breakups, and other memories. 

But no matter who you are, the following 100 songs are incredibly romantic choices. We’ve selected (in no particular order) what we think are some of the very best love songs from the last several decades. Enjoy! 

Table of Contents

1. All My Life – K-Ci & Jojo 

2. You’re the Inspiration – Chicago 

3. Time After Time – Cyndi Lauper

4. Unchained Melody – The Righteous Brothers

5. Let’s Stay Together – Al Green

6. Chasing Cars – Snow Patrol

7. Hero – Enrique Iglesias

8. When a Man Loves a Woman – Percy Sledge

9. Wilder (We’re Chained) – Brandi Carlile 

PS: this was our wedding song! <3

10. Because You Loved Me – Celine Dion

11. Greatest Love of All – Whitney Houston

12. God Only Knows – The Beach Boys

13. Remember the Mountain Bed – Billy Bragg, Wilco

14. To Be With You – Mr. Big

15. Can’t Help Falling in Love – Elvis Presley

16. I Could Not Ask for More – Edwin McCain

17. If You Leave Me Now – Chicago 

18. All of Me – John Legend

19. Never Tear Us Apart – Paloma Faith

20. I Will Always Love You – Whitney Houston

21. I Don’t Wanna Miss a Thing – Aerosmith

22. At Last – Etta James 

23. Thinking Out Loud – Ed Sheeran

24. Unforgettable – Nat King Cole

25. Moon River – Andy Williams

26. Faithfully – Journey

27. Endless Love – Lionel Richie and Diana Ross

28. Crazy Love – Van Morrison

29. I’ll Stand by You – The Pretenders

30. Wonderful Tonight – Eric Clapton

31. To Make You Feel My Love – Adele

32. Kissing You – Des’ree

33. In My Life – The Beatles

34. In Your Eyes – Peter Gabriel

35. Northern Sky – Nick Drake

36. With or Without You – U2

37. Crash – Dave Matthews Band

38. Can You Feel the Love Tonight – Elton John

39. The Scientist – Coldplay 

40. I’m Gonna Make You Love Me – Diana Ross & the Supremes and The Temptations

41. She’s Always a Woman -Billy Joel

42. That’s All – Frank Sinatra

43. Bless the Broken Road – Rascal Flatts

44. How am I Supposed to Live Without You? – Michael Bolton

45. You’re Still the One – Shania Twain 

46. Such Great Heights – The Postal Service

47. The Luckiest – Ben Folds 

48. Say it to Me Now – Glen Hansard

49. I Wanna Know What Love Is – Foreigner

50. Hallelujah I Love Her So– Ray Charles

51. Only Love – Ben Howard 

52. You Belong to Me – Patsy Cline

53. If Ever You’re in My Arms Again – Peabo Bryson

54. Up Where We Belong – Joe Cocker and Jennifer Warnes

55. Home – Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros

56. When You Say Nothing at All – Alison Krauss

57. The Blower’s Daughter – Damien Rice

58. Dreaming of You – Selena

59. I Knew I Loved You – Savage Garden

60. After All – Cher and Pete Cetera

61. Falling Slowly – Glen Hansard and Marketa Irglova

62. Take My Breath Away – Berlin

63. Something – The Beatles

64. Tennessee Whiskey – Chris Stapleton

65. (Everything I Do) I Do it for You – Bryan Adams 

66. Girl From The North Country -Bob Dylan & Johnny Cash 

67. Stay With Me – Sam Smith

68. Beyond – Leon Bridges

69. Brighter than Sunshine – Aqualung

70. Bed of Roses – Bon Jovi 

71. A Thousand Years – Christina Perri

72. Last Request – Paolo Nutini 

73. Wicked Game – Chris Isaak

74. Hold Back the River – James Bay

75. La Vie en Rose – Edith Piaf / Dean Martin

76. You are the Best Thing – Ray Lamontagne

77. Be My Baby – The Ronettes

78. Starlight – Muse

79. Only Wanna Be With You – Hootie & the Blowfish

80. I Got You, Babe – Sonny and Cher

81. As Time Goes By – Jimmy Durante

82. Just Breathe – Pearl Jam 

83. Somebody Like You – Keith Urban 

84. I Swear – All-4-One

85. All I Need – Mat Kearney

86. This Year’s Love – David Gray 

87. Almost Paradise – Mike Reno, Ann Wilson

88. Someone Like You – Adele

89. Maps – Yeah Yeah Yeahs

90. Everywhere – Fleetwood Mac

91. We Belong – Pat Benatar

92. It Had to Be You – Frank Sinatra

93. Secret Garden – Bruce Springsteen

94. Feels Like Home – Chantal Kreviazuk 

95. Into My Arms – Nick Cave

96. No One’s Gonna Love You – Band of Horses

97. Your Song – Elton John 

98. If it’s the Beaches – Avett Brothers

99. Hazy – Rosi Golan

100. Evergreen – Barbra Streisand


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