103 Best Songs For Long-Distance Relationships

When words fail you, count on music to ring in the soulful melodies of love.

Reviewed by Sarah Kenville, MA (Marriage and Family Therapy) Sarah Kenville Sarah KenvilleMA (Marriage and Family Therapy) facebook_iconinsta_icon
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Long-distance relationships are not easy. Being away from your love can cause a whirlwind of emotions. So, listen to some long-distance relationship songs to deal with the pain. Missing each other and the longing and anticipation of meeting and seeing each other again can be intense. Video calls don’t cut it anymore. You feel lonely and want to be with the love of your life. At this moment, the best solution is to listen to emotional songs. Read on for a collection of a few brilliant love songs for people who are in long-distance relationships that hit you right in the feels. Scroll down!

Best Songs For Long-Distance Relationships

1. “Ours” by Taylor Swift

Best Lines

“So don’t you worry your pretty little mind,
People throw rocks at things that shine,
And life makes love look hard,
The stakes are high,
The water’s rough,
But this love is ours”

2. “When You’re Gone” by Avril Lavigne

Best Lines

“We were made for each other
Out here forever
I know we were
Yeah, yeah
And all I ever wanted was for you to know
Everything I do, I give my heart and soul
I can hardly breathe; I need to feel you here with me
Yeah
When you’re gone
The pieces of my heart are missin’ you
When you’re gone
The face I came to know is missin’, too
When you’re gone
The words I need to hear
Will always get me through the day
And make it okay
I miss you”

3. “A Thousand Years” by Christina Perri

Best Lines

“I have died every day waiting for you
Darling, don’t be afraid
I have loved you for a thousand years
I’ll love you for a thousand more”

4. “Secret Love Song” by Little Mix

Best Lines

“Why can’t I hold you in the street?
Why can’t I kiss you on the dance floor?
I wish that it could be like that
Why can’t it be like that?
‘Cause I’m yours
Why can’t I say that I’m in love?
I wanna shout it from the rooftops
I wish that it could be like that
Why can’t it be like that?
‘Cause I’m yours”

5. “Dusk Till Dawn” by Zayn ft. Sia

Best Lines

“’Cause I wanna touch you baby
And I wanna feel you too
I wanna see the sunrise

On your sins just me and you”

6. “Right Here Waiting For You” by Richard Marx

Best Lines

“I wonder how we can survive
This romance
But in the end if I’m with you
I’ll take the chance
Oh, can’t you see it baby
You’ve got me going crazy
Wherever you go
Whatever you do
I will be right here waiting for you
Whatever it takes
Or how my heart breaks
I will be right here waiting for you

Waiting for you”

7. “Vanilla Twilight” by Owl City

Best Lines

I’ll watch the night turn light blue
But it’s not the same without you
Because it takes two to whisper quietly
The silence isn’t so bad
‘Til I look at my hands and feel sad
‘Cause the spaces between my fingers
Are right where yours fit perfectly”

8. “All Of Me” by John Legend

Best Lines

“Cause all of me
Loves all of you
Love your curves and all your edges
All your perfect imperfections
Give your all to me
I’ll give my all to you
You’re my end and my beginning”

9. “Love Me Like You Do” by Ellie Goulding

Best Lines

“You’re the light, you’re the night
You’re the color of my blood
You’re the cure, you’re the pain
You’re the only thing I wanna touch
Never knew that it could mean so much, so much”

10. “I Don’t Wanna Live Forever” by Zayn And Taylor Swift

Best Lines

“Been sitting eyes wide open behind these four walls, hoping you’d call
It’s just a cruel existence like there’s no point hoping at all
Baby, baby, I feel crazy, up all night, all night and every day
Give me something, oh, but you say nothing
What is happening to me?
I don’t wanna live forever, ’cause I know I’ll be living in vain
And I don’t wanna fit wherever
I just wanna keep calling your name until you come back home”

11. “Distance” by Christina Perri

Best Lines

“The sun is filling up the room,
And I can hear you dreaming.
Do you feel the way I do, right now?
I wish we would just give up,
‘Cause the best part is falling.
Calling anything but love.
And I will make sure to keep my distance,
Say I love you when you’re not listening,
How long, can we keep this up, up, up?”

12. “Falling In Love” by Falling Up

Best Lines

“You are my one true love
You are the voice that is so sweet
In everything I do, you bring the best out of me
You are my wings to fly
You are the wind beneath them
I miss you every night, when I close my eyes
You put your feelings down
You stopped your tears you brought me love
You held to my heart
You held with hope to have me near
Sometimes I close my eyes
Sometimes I let my hunger rise
I think of all you are, you are the love of my life

13. “Something Just Like This” by Coldplay And The Chainsmokers

Best Lines

“But she said, “Where’d you wanna go?
How much you wanna risk?
I’m not looking for somebody
With some superhuman gifts
Some superhero
Some fairytale bliss
Just something I can turn to
Somebody I can kiss
I want something just like this”

14. “Photograph” by Ed Sheeran

Best Lines

“So you can keep me
Inside the pocket
Of your ripped jeans
Holdin’ me closer
‘Til our eyes meet
You won’t ever be alone
Wait for me to come home”

protip_icon Trivia
The song `Photograph’ was included in the soundtrack of the popular 2016 rom-com ‘Me Before You,’ featuring Emilia Clarke and Sam Claflin.

15. “Wolves” by Selena Gomez

Best Lines

“I wanna feel the way that we did that summer night
Drunk on a feeling, alone with the stars in the sky
I’ve been running through the jungle
I’ve been running with the wolves
To get to you, to get to you
I’ve been down the darkest alleys
Saw the dark side of the moon
To get to you, to get to you”

16. “Faded” by Alan Walker

Best Lines

“What I needed
I’m letting go
A deeper dive
Eternal silence of the sea
I’m breathing
Alive
Where are you now
Where are you now
Under the bright
But faded lights
You set my heart on fire
Where are you now
Where are you now”

17. “They Don’t Know About Us” by One Direction

Best Lines

“They don’t know about the things we do
They don’t know about the “I love yous”
But I bet you if they only knew
They would just be jealous of us,
They don’t know about the up all nights
They don’t know I’ve waited all my life
Just to find a love that feels this right”

18. “Lost In Japan” by Shawn Mendes

Best Lines

“All it’d take is one flight
We’d be in the same time zone
Looking through your timeline
Seeing all the rainbows, I
I got an idea
And I know that it sounds crazy
I just wanna see ya
Oh, I gotta ask
Do you got plans tonight?
I’m a couple hundred miles from Japan, and I
I was thinking I could fly to your hotel tonight
‘Cause I-I-I can’t get you off my mind”

19. “Here Without You” by 3 Doors Down

Best Lines

“I’m here without you, baby
But you’re still on my lonely mind
I think about you, baby
And I dream about you all the time 
I’m here without you, baby
But you’re still with me in my dreams
And tonight it’s only you and me, yeah”

20. “Come Back… Be Here” by Taylor Swift

Best Lines

“You said it in a simple way
4AM, the second day
How strange that I don’t know you at all
Stumbled through the long goodbye
One last kiss, then catch your flight
Right when I was just about to fall”

21. “Stay With Me” by Sam Smith

Best Lines

“Oh, won’t you stay with me?
‘Cause you’re all I need
This ain’t love, it’s clear to see
But darling, stay with me
Why am I so emotional?
No, it’s not a good look, gain some self control
Deep down I know this never works
But you could lay with me
So it doesn’t hurt”

22. “Say You Won’t Let Go” by James Arthur

Best Lines

“I’m so in love with you
And I hope you know
Darling your love is more than worth its weight in gold
We’ve come so far my dear
Look how we’ve grown
And I wanna stay with you until we’re grey and old
Just say you won’t let go
Just say you won’t let go”

23. “Ignite” by Alan Walker

Best Lines

“Let the darkness lead us into the light
Let our dreams get lost, feel the temperature rise
Baby, tell me one more beautiful lie
One touch and I ignite
Like a starship speeding into the night
You and I get lost in the infinite lights
Baby, tell me one more beautiful lie
One touch and I ignite.”

24. “Wildest Dreams” by Taylor Swift

Best Lines

“Say you’ll remember me
Standing in a nice dress, staring at the sunset babe
Red lips and rosy cheeks
Say you’ll see me again even if it’s just in your wildest dreams (ah ah)
Wildest dreams (ah ah)”

25. “Like I’m Gonna Lose You” by Meghan Trainer And John Legend

Best Lines

“So I’m gonna love you like I’m gonna lose you
And I’m gonna hold you like I’m saying goodbye
Wherever we’re standing
I won’t take you for granted
‘Cause we’ll never know when, when we’ll run out of time”

26. “In My Blood” by Shawn Mendes

Best Lines

“Help me, it’s like the walls are caving in
Sometimes I feel like giving up
But I just can’t
It isn’t in my blood”

27. “One Way Or Another” by One Direction

Best Lines

“Lets go, one way or another I’m gonna find ya
I’m gonna get ya, get ya, get ya, get ya
One way or another I’m gonna win ya
I’ll get ya, I’ll get ya
One way or another I’m gonna see ya
I’m gonna meet ya, meet ya, meet ya, meet ya
One day, maybe next week

I’m gonna meet ya, I’ll meet ya”

28. “For You” by Liam Payne And Rita Ora

Best Lines

“Been waiting for a lifetime for you
Been breaking for a lifetime for you
Wasn’t looking for love ’til I found you
Ooh na-na ayy
For love, ’til I found you (oh)
Been waiting for a lifetime for you
Been breaking for a lifetime for you
Wasn’t looking for love ’til I found you
Ooh na-na ayy

For love, ’til I found you (oh)”

29. “Nothings Gonna Change My Love For You” by Glenn Medeiros

Best Lines

“Nothing’s gonna change my love for you
You oughta know by now how much I love you
One thing you can be sure of
I’ll never ask for more than your love
Nothing’s gonna change my love for you
You oughta know by now how much I love you
The world may change my whole life through
But nothing’s gonna change my love for you”

30. “Wish You Were Here” by Avril Lavigne

Best Lines

“I love the way you are
It’s who I am, don’t have to try hard
We always say, say it like it is
And the truth is that I really miss
All those crazy things you said
You left them running through my head
You’re always there, you’re everywhere
But right now I wish you were here”

protip_icon Trivia
In an interview, Avril Lavigne revealed that she cried for real while shooting the video for this song. This 2011 song showcases her vulnerable emotional side.

31. “Can I Have This Dance” by Vanessa Hudgens And Zac Efron

Best Lines

“Take my hand, I’ll take the lead
And every turn will be safe with me
Don’t be afraid, afraid to fall
You know I’ll catch you through it all
And you can’t keep us apart
(Even a thousand miles can’t keep us apart)
‘Cause my heart is wherever you are”

32. “See You Again” by Wiz Khalifa ft. Charlie Puth

Best Lines

“It’s been a long day without you, my friend
And I’ll tell you all about it when I see you again
We’ve come a long way from where we began
Oh I’ll tell you all about it when I see you again
When I see you again.”

33. “Space Between” by Dove Cameron And Sofia Carson

Best Lines

“And you can find me in the space between
Where two worlds come to meet
I’ll never be out of reach
‘Cause you’re a part of me so you can find me in the space between
You’ll never be alone
No matter where you go
We can meet in the space between.”

34. “Sunflower” by Post Malone And Sway Lee

Best Lines

“Every time I’m leavin’ on ya
You don’t make it easy, no, no
Wish I could be there for ya
Give me a reason to go
Every time I’m walkin’ out.”

35. “Ghostin” by Ariana Grande

Best Lines

“I know you hear me when I cry
I try to hold it in the night
While you’re sleepin’ next to me
But it’s your arms that I need this time (This time)”

36. “You And I” by One Direction

Best Lines

“Nothing can come between
You and I
Not even the Gods above
Can separate the two of us
No, nothing can come between
You and I”

37. “Happier” by Marshmellow And Bastille

Best Lines

“Lately, I’ve been, I’ve been thinking
I want you to be happier, I want you to be happier
Even though I might not like this
I think that you’ll be happier, I want you to be happier”

38. “Clarity” by Zedd ft. Foxes

Best Lines

“High dive into frozen waves
Where the past comes back to life
Fight fear for the selfish pain
And it’s worth it every time
Hold still right before we crash
‘Cause we both know how this ends
Our clock ticks till it breaks your glass
And I drown in you again”

39. “Lover” by Taylor Swift

Best Lines

“Can I go where you go?
Can we always be this close forever and ever?
And ah, take me out, and take me home (forever and ever)
You’re my, my, my, my lover.”

40. “Top Of The World” by Carpenters

Best Lines

“I’m on the top of the world lookin’ down on creation
And the only explanation I can find
Is the love that I’ve found ever since you’ve been around
Your love’s put me at the top of the world”

41. “It’s Not Christmas Without You” by Victorious Cast ft. Victoria Justice

Best Lines

“Something’s missing and I’m wishing
Wishing that you knew
How much it would mean to spend this
Christmas time with you
So if you feel it coming
On this special day
Just trust your heart
Don’t let your head get in the way”

42. “Long Distance” by Bruno Mars

Best Lines

“This long distance is killing me
It’s so hard, it’s so hard
Where we are, where we are
You’re so far, this long distance is killing me
It’s so hard, it’s so hard
Where we are, where we are
You’re so far, this long distance is killing me”

43. “I Do Adore” by Mindy Gledhill

Best Lines

“Hello, how are you, my darling today?
I fall into a pile on the floor
Puppy love is hard to ignore
When every little thing you do, I do adore”

44. “So Far Away” by Mary Lambert

Best Lines

“I don’t need a map
To tell me where you are
You and I, we come from the same star
Every day is a heartache
And every night I lie awake”

45. “A Thousand Miles” by Vanessa Carlton

Best Lines

“If I could fall into the sky
Do you think time would pass us by?
‘Cause you know I’d walk a thousand miles
If I could just see you”

46. “All About Us” by He is We Ft. Owl City

Best Lines

“‘Cause lover’s dance when they’re feeling in love
Spotlight’s shining it’s all about us
It’s all about us
Every heart in the room will melt
This is a feeling I’ve never felt but
It’s all
It’s all about us.

47. “Little Things” by One Direction

Best Lines

“I’ve just let these little things slip out of my mouth
Because it’s you, oh it’s you, it’s you they add up to
And I’m in love with you (all these little things)
I won’t let these little things slip out of my mouth
But if it’s true, it’s you, it’s you they add up to
I’m in love with you, and all your little things”

48. “Right Here, Right Now” by Vanessa Hudgens And Zac Efron

Best Lines

“Right here, Right now
I’m looking at you and
My Heart love the view
Cause you mean everything
Right Here, I’ll promise you Somehow that tomorrow
Can wait for some other
Day to be (to be)
But right now there’s
You and Me(you and me)”

49. “Rhythm Of Love” by Plain White T’s

Best Lines

“We may only have tonight
But till the morning sun you’re mine all mine
Play the music low and sway to the rhythm of love.”

50. “Back To You” by Selena Gomez

Best Lines

“I wanna hold you when I’m not supposed to
When I’m lying close to someone else
You’re stuck in my head and I can’t get you out of it
If I could do it all again
I know I’d go back to you
I know I’d go back to you
I know I’d go back to you”

51. “Hey There Delilah” by Plain White T’s

Best Lines

“A thousand miles seems pretty far
But they’ve got planes and trains and cars
I’d walk to you if I had no other way
Our friends would all make fun of us
And we’d just laugh along because we’d know
That none of them have felt this way
Delilah, I can promise you
That by the time that we get through
The world will never ever be the same
And you’re to blame”

52. “From Where You Are” by Lifehouse

Best Lines

“So far away from where you are
These miles have torn us worlds apart
And I miss you
Yeah, I miss you
So far away from where you are
Standing underneath the stars
And I wish you were here”

53. “Faithfully” by Journey

Best Lines

“They say that the road ain’t no place to start a family
Right down the line, it’s been you and me
And lovin’ a music man ain’t always what it’s supposed to be
Oh, girl, you stand by me
I’m forever yours
Faithfully”

54. “Transatlanticism” by Death Cab For Cutie

Best Lines

“Most people were overjoyed, they took to their boats
I thought it less like a lake and more like a moat
The rhythm of my footsteps crossing flatlands to your door
Have been silenced forevermore
And the distance is quite simply much too far for me to row
It seems farther than ever before (oh no)
I need you so much closer”

55. “I Will Wait” by Mumford & Sons

Best Lines

“Well I came home
Like a stone
And I fell heavy into your arms
These days of dust
Which we’ve known
Will blow away with this new sun
But I’ll kneel down
Wait for now
And I’ll kneel down
Know my ground
And I will wait, I will wait for you
And I will wait, I will wait for you”

56. “Talking To The Moon” by Bruno Mars

Best Lines

“I know you’re somewhere out there
Somewhere far away
I want you back, I want you back
My neighbors think I’m crazy
But they don’t understand
You’re all I had, you’re all I had
At night, when the stars light up my room
I sit by myself
Talking to the moon
Trying to get to you”

57. “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough” by Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell

Best Lines

“ Listen baby, ain’t no mountain high
Ain’t no valley low, ain’t no river wide enough, baby
If you need me call me, no matter where you are
No matter how far, don’t worry, baby
Just call my name, I’ll be there in a hurry
You don’t have to worry
‘Cause, baby, there ain’t no mountain high enough
Ain’t no valley low enough
Ain’t no river wide enough
To keep me from getting to you, babe”

58. “Thank God I Found You” by Mariah Carey

Best Lines

“Because without you beside me I can’t survive
I don’t wanna try
If you’re keeping me warm each and every night
I’ll be all right ’cause I need you in my life
Thank God I found you
(I’m begging you)
I was lost without you
(So lost without you)
My every wish and every dream
(Every dream, every dream)
Somehow became reality”

59. “Writing’s on the Wall” by Sam Smith

Best Lines

“ How do I live? How do I breathe?
When you’re not here, I’m suffocating
I want to feel love run through my blood
Tell me, is this where I give it all up?
For you, I have to risk it all”

60. “Many the Miles” by Sara Bareilles

Best Lines

“How far do I have to go to get to you
Many the miles
Many the miles
How far do I have to go to get to you
Many the miles
But send me the miles and I’ll be happy to follow you, love”

61. “I’ll Stand By You” by The Pretenders

Best Lines

“And when
When the night falls on you, baby
You’re feeling all alone
You won’t be on your own
I’ll stand by you
I’ll stand by you
Won’t let nobody hurt you
I’ll stand by you
Take me in, into your darkest hour
And I’ll never desert you
I’ll stand by you”

62. “The Girl” by Dallas Green

Best Lines

“I wish I could do better by you
Cause that’s what you deserve
You sacrifice so much of your life
In order for this to work
While I’m off chasing my own dreams
Sailing around the world
Please know that I’m yours to keep
My beautiful girl”

63. “Long Distance” by Brandy

Best Lines

“With you is where I’d rather be,
But we’re stuck where we are.
It’s so hard, you’re so far.
This long distance is killing me.
I wish that you are here with me,

64. “Someday” by Bryan Greenberg

Best Lines

“So close, so far
So long the world is
Spinning me away
I’ll travel night just to see your face
The way you touch, the way you taste.
Even if only for a day
Coz I’ll come back to you someday”

65. “Carolina” by Parmalee

Best Lines

“It’s hard to understand the way I’m living
And I know you think I’m never coming home
But I miss your pretty smile, and I’m coming back in a little while
But I’m a thousand miles away again
And she feels like Carolina, looks like California
Shining like those New York lights on Broadway
When she looks back I’m behind her
I’ll always be there for her
She makes me feel like home’s not so far away”

66. “Jet Lag” by Simple Plan

Best Lines

“ It’s getting lonely living upside down
I don’t even wanna be in this town
Trying to figure out the time zone’s making me crazy
You say good morning when it’s midnight
Going out of my head alone in this bed
I wake up to your sunset
And it’s driving me mad, I miss you so bad
And my heart, heart, heart is so jet lagged”

67. “One Call Away” by Charlie Puth

Best Lines

“ I’m only one call away
I’ll be there to save the day
Superman got nothing on me
I’m only one call away
Call me, baby, if you need a friend
I just wanna give you love
C’mon, c’mon, c’mon
Reaching out to you, so take a chance
No matter where you go, know you’re not alone
I’m only one call away”

68. “Half a Heart” by One Direction

Best Lines

“ And being here without you is like I’m waking up to
Only half a blue sky, kinda there, but not quite
I’m walking around with just one shoe
I’m half a heart without you
I’m half a man, at best, with half an arrow in my chest
I miss everything we do
I’m half a heart without you”

69. “Home” by Giovanni Zarrella and Michael Bublé

Best Lines

“ Another summer day
Has come and gone away
In Paris and Rome
But I wanna go home, mmm
May be surrounded by
A million people I
Still feel all alone
Just wanna go home
Oh, I miss you, you know
And I’ve been keeping all the letters
That I wrote to you
Each one a line or two
I’m fine baby, how are you?”

70. “Kiss Me Thru the Phone” by Soulja Boy

Best Lines

“Girl, you know I miss you, I just wanna kiss you
But I can’t right now
So, baby, kiss me through the phone (kiss me through the phone)
I’ll see you later on (later on)
Kiss me through the phone (kiss me through the phone)”

71. “Calling You” by Blue October

Best Lines

“Calling you to see
Do I try too hard to make you smile?
To make us smile
I will keep calling you to see
If you’re sleeping, are you dreaming
If you’re dreaming, are you dreaming of me
I can’t believe you actually picked me”

72. “40 Kinds of Sadness” by Ryan Cabrera

Best Lines

“Today’s chasing me around
I go crazy when you’re outside of my world
When you’re outside of my world
No sounds singing me to sleep
I don’t want the room to breathe
Just be with me
Just be with me
I feel 40 kinds of sadness when you’re gone
I feel the same thing always happens when you’re gone
And I know you’re just around the corner
But just around the corner is not enough
It’s not enough
It’s not enough”

73. “So Far Away” by Carole King

Best Lines

“So far away
Doesn’t anybody stay in one place anymore?
It would be so fine to see your face at my door
Doesn’t help to know you’re just time away
Long ago, I reached for you and there you stood
Holding you again could only do me good
How I wish I could, but you’re so far away”

74. “All of the Stars” by Ed Sheeran

Best Lines

“It’s just another night, and I’m staring at the moon
I saw a shooting star and thought of you
I sang a lullaby by the waterside and knew
If you were here, I’d sing to you
You’re on the other side as the skyline splits in two
Miles away from seeing you
But I can see the stars from America
I wonder, do you see them too?”

75. “Get Here” by Oleta Adams

Best Lines

“You can reach me by sailboat, climb a tree and swing rope to rope
Take a sled and slide down the slope, into these arms of mine
You can jump on a speedy colt, cross the border in a blaze of hope
I don’t care how you get here, just get here if you can
There are hills and mountains between us
Always something to get over
If I had my way, surely you would be closer
I need you closer”

76. “Morning Light” by Justin Timberlake

Best Lines

“I know I got somewhere to go
Mmh, but I’m thinkin’ we should lay here real low
(Lay here real low)
Ooh, ’cause baby, it’s no lie
Ooh, I could watch you ’til the day I die
‘Cause I’m in love with you
Layin’ here in the mornin’ light
And all I wanna do
Is hold you tight, just one more night”

77. “Distance and Time” by Alicia Keys

Best Lines

“No matter how far you are
No matter how long it takes him
Through distance and time
I’ll be waiting
And if you have to walk a million miles
I’ll wait a million days to see you smile
Distance and time, I’ll be waiting”

78. “Somewhere Out There” by James Ingram and Linda Ronstadt

Best Lines

“Somewhere out there beneath the pale moonlight
Someone’s thinking of me and loving me tonight
Somewhere out there someone’s saying a prayer
That we’ll find one another in that big somewhere out there
And even though I know how very far apart we are
It helps to think we might be wishin’ on the same bright star
And when the night wind starts to sing a lonesome lullaby
It helps to think we’re sleeping underneath the same big sky”

79. “”Love Letters” by Ketty Lester

Best Lines

“Love letters straight from your heart
Keep us so near while apart
I’m not alone in the night
When I can have all the love you write
I memorize every line
And I kiss the name that you sign
And, darling, then I read again right from the start
Love letters straight from your heart”

80. “Such Great Heights” by The Postal Service

Best Lines

“And when you are out there on the road
For several weeks of shows
And when you scan the radio
I hope this song will guide you home”

81. “Endless Love” by Diana Ross and Lionel Richie

Best Lines

“My love
There’s only you in my life
The only thing that’s bright
My first love
You’re every breath that I take
You’re every step I make
And I
I want to share
All my love with you
No one else will do…
And your eyes
Your eyes, your eyes
They tell me how much you care
Ooh yes, you will always be
My endless love”

82.” Lucky” by Jason Mraz

Best Lines

“Boy, 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
Lucky I’m in love with my best friend
Lucky to have been where I have been
Lucky to be coming home again”

83. “You Belong to Me” by Jason Wade

Best Lines

“Oh I’ll be so alone without you
Maybe you’ll be lonesome too
Fly the ocean
In a silver plane
See the jungle
When it’s wet with rain
Just remember till
You’re home again
You belong to me”

84. “Counting Down the Days” by Natalie Imbruglia

Best Lines

“How’ve you been
It’s just the usual here
And days are feeling like years
And every day’s without you
Now I cry
Just a little too much
When i think of your touch
And everything about you
I feel cold
I’m in the dark
When our souls are apart
I want to travel through time
See your surprise
I’d hold you so tight
I’m counting down the days tonight”

85. “Set The Fire To The Third Bar” by Snow Patrol

Best Lines

“ Your words in my memory
Are like music to me
And miles from where you are
I lay down on the cold ground and I
I pray that something picks me up
And sets me down in your warm arms
After I have traveled so far
We’d set the fire to the third bar
We’d share each other like an island
Until exhausted close our eyelids”

86. “Love Letters” by Diana Krall

Best Lines

“Love letters straight from your heart
Keep us so near while we’re apart
I’m not alone in the night
When I can have all the love you write
I memorize every line
I kiss the name that you sign
And darling, then I read again
Right from the start
Love letters straight from your heart”

87. “I Drove All Night” by Celine Dion

Best Lines

“I had to escape, the city was sticky and cruel
Maybe I should have called you first
But I was dying to get to you
I was dreaming while I drove
The long straight road ahead
Uh-huh, yeah
Could taste your sweet kisses, your arms open wide
This fever for you was just burning me up inside
I drove all night to get to you”

88. “Beating Heart” by Ellie Goulding

Best Lines

“ And I don’t know where I’m going
But I know it’s gonna be a long time
And I’ll be leaving in the morning
Come the white wine, bitter sunlight
Wanna hear your beating heart tonight
Before the bleeding sun comes alive
I want to make the best of what is left, hold tight
And hear my beating heart one last time
Before daylight”

89. “Leaving on a Jet Plane” by John Denver

Best Lines

“ Every place I go, I’ll think of you
Every song I sing, I’ll sing for you
When I come back, I’ll wear your wedding ring
So kiss me and smile for me
Tell me that you’ll wait for me
Hold me like you’ll never let me go
I’m leavin’ on a jet plane
I Don’t know when I’ll be back again
Oh, babe, I hate to go”

90. “Whenever You Call” by Brian McKnight and Mariah Carey

Best Lines

“ I won’t ever be too far away to feel you
And I won’t hesitate at all
Whenever you call
And I’ll always remember
The part of you so tender
I’ll be the one to catch your fall
Whenever you call”

91. “Far Away” by Nickelback

Best Lines

“Cause you know, you know, you know
That I love you
I’ve loved you all along
And I miss you
Been far away for far too long
I keep dreaming you’ll be with me
And you’ll never go”

92. “I’m Gonna Be (500 Miles)” by The Proclaimers

Best Lines

“I’m gonna be the man who comes back home to you
And if I grow old, well, I know I’m gonna be
I’m gonna be the man who’s growing old with you
But I would walk 500 miles
And I would walk 500 more
Just to be the man who walks a thousand miles
To fall down at your door”

93. “Keep Holding On” by Avril Lavigne

Best Lines

“So far away, I wish you were here
Before it’s too late, this could all disappear
Before the doors close and it comes to an end
With you by my side, I will fight and defend
I’ll fight and defend, yeah, yeah
Keep holding on
‘Cause you know we’ll make it through, we’ll make it through
Just stay strong
‘Cause you know I’m here for you, I’m here for you”

94. “I Like Me Better “by Lauv

Best Lines

“To be drunk and in love in New York City (in New York City)
Midnight into morning coffee
Burning through the hours talking
Damn, I like me better when I’m with you
I like me better when I’m with you
I knew from the first time, I’d stay for a long time ’cause
I like me better when
I like me better when I’m with you”

95. “Radar Love” by Golden Earring

Best Lines

“I’ve been drivin’ all night, my hands wet on the wheel
There’s a voice in my head that drives my heel
It’s my baby callin’, sayin’, “I need you here”
And it’s a half past four and I’m shiftin’ gear
When she is lonely and the longing gets too much
She sends a cable, coming in from above
Don’t need no phone at all
We’ve got a thing that’s called radar love
We’ve got a wave in the air
Radar love”

96. “Missing You Now” by Michael Bolton

Best Lines

“I talk to you but it’s not the same as touchin’ you
And every time you whisper my name, I want to run to you
Well be together, it won’t be long, it won’t be long
But it feels like forever, and it’s hard to be strong
Baby ’cause I’m missing you now
And it’s drivin’ me crazy
How I’m needin’ you baby
I’m missing you now
Can’t wait ’till I’m alone with you
To show you how I’m missing you now
Wishin’ you were here by my side is all that I can do
Got my arms around my pillow at night, they should be holdin’ you
Thought I was stronger, how could I know, how could I know
I can’t take this much longer
It’s so hard on my soul”

97. “Distant Lover” by Marvin Gaye

Best Lines

“ Distant lover, lover
(Lover, lover, lover)
So many miles away
Heaven knows that I long for you
Every night, every night
I plan, sometimes I dance
Through the day
Distant lover, lover
(Lover, lover, lover)
You should think about me
And say a prayer for me
Please, please baby
Think about me sometimes
Think about me here
Here in misery
Misery”

98. “I’m Missing You” by Bobby Tinsley

Best Lines

“Ohh babe… Ohh babe…
The nights are long,
My days are cold,
Without the warmth you provide me when I hold,
You in my arms, feels so long ago, When you were there… I
Think a teardrop just fell down.
I really wanna come to see you, I really really wish I could,
Maybe in a couple weeks, It’s only a couple weeks…
But even know I get to,
It’s 14 days I gotta get trough
(It’s too many days babe)
And I’m really really missing you
And I miss, miss, Miss.I’m missing you”

99. “So Far Away” by Dire Straits

Best Lines

“You’re so far away from me
So far I just can’t see
You’re so far away from me
You’re so far away from me, alright
I’m tired of bein’ in love and bein’ all alone
When you’re so far away from me
I’m tired of makin’ out on the telephone
‘Cause you’re so far away from me
You’re so far away from me
You’re so far I just can’t see
You’re so far away from me
You’re so far away from me, alright”

100. “Miles Apart” by Yellowcard

Best Lines

“ Now we’ve all grown up, gone on and moved away
Nothing I can do about it, nothing I can say
To bring us back to where we were when
Life was not this hard(life was not this hard)
Looking back it all just seems so far, so far away
We’ll be miles apart
I’ll keep you deep inside
You’re always in my heart
A new life to start
I may be leaving but you’re always in my heart”

101. “I Won’t Give Up” by Jason Mraz

Best Lines

“ When I look into your eyes
It’s like watching the night sky
Or a beautiful sunrise
Well, there’s so much they hold
And just like them old stars
I see that you’ve come so far
To be right where you are
How old is your soul?
Well, I won’t give up on us
Even if the skies get rough
I’m giving you all my love
I’m still looking up”

102. “T-Shirt” by Destiny’s Child

Best Lines

“Hey baby
I wish you could see what I have on right now
You so sexy, imagine how
Intense it would be
To hold me right now
Our song’s playin’
At night, when you’re far and I’m alone
I feel the fabric from your t-shirt
Flow through my thighs
I can still hear your baritone
In my ear telling me you’ll take it slow”

103. “Oceans Away” by Arizona

Best Lines

“Few thousand miles and an ocean away
But I see the sunrise, oh, just like the other day
Picture your eyes as I fall asleep
Tell myself it’s alright, oh, as the tears roll by
Ooh, I wish I could feel your face
Ooh, I’m helpless when I’m oceans away”

Infographic: Top 5 Amazing Songs For Long-Distance Relationships

Maintaining your relationship away from the love of your life can be a difficult feat. While video calls are the closest you can get to seeing your partner, it truly doesn’t match up to the beautiful feeling of seeing them in real life. Hence, we have rounded up the best 5 songs you can send your long-distance partner as a token of your love for them. Check out the infographic below!

top 5 amazing songs for long distance relationships (infographic)

Illustration: StyleCraze Design Team

Undoubtedly, a long-distance relationship can be tricky to navigate. The miles between you and your partner can lead to miscommunication, trust issues, and loneliness. However, when you love someone wholeheartedly, you find ways to bridge any gap. Sending them romantic songs or longing-filled songs can be one such idea to help bring you two closer. For instance, Secret Love Song by Little Mix describes how much you want to be physically close to them as your hearts belong together. So, take your pick from the list of timeless love songs or sad songs to make them feel how much you are thinking about them. You can send “missing you” songs and share it with your beau to keep the flame of desire burning!

Frequently Asked Questions

Are there any country songs about long-distance love?

‘Carrying Your Love With Me’ by George Strait is a great example of a country song for long-distance lovers.

What are some rap songs about long-distance relationships?

‘Love Ain’t’ by CunninLynguists (feat. Tonedeff) is a good rap song to tune into while in a long-distance relationship.

What are the best ways to stay in contact with a long-distance partner?

Make a list of movies, books, and activities that both can engage in while staying apart. This way, you will have various common topics to fuel your midnight chats and will less likely feel out of place in each other’s lives.

Key Takeaways

  • Strengthen the connection and overcome the distance by sharing songs that reflect your shared emotions and experiences.
  • Select songs with lyrics that speak to your feelings, letting the music convey the depth of your emotions when words fall short.
  • Build a playlist for your relationship, sharing songs that remind you of each other.
  • Play music to dance together virtually for a shared experience that bridges the physical gap.
  • Introduce each other to new music, share your latest discoveries, and explore different genres together to be involved in each other’s lives even when apart.

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Image: Dall·E/StyleCraze Design Team



Missing your loved one who’s miles away? Then, check out this video for some amazing long-distance relationship songs that will hit you right in the feels.
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Sarah Kenville

Sarah KenvilleMA (Marriage and Family Therapy)

Sarah Kenville has a master’s degree in Marriage and Family Therapy and a law degree. She has 8 years of experience and offers premarital counseling and relationship coaching to dating, engaged, newlywed, and same-sex couples. She is passionate about helping clients discover their strengths and growth areas to enrich their relationships.read full bio

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