51 Best Songs For Long-Distance Relationships

by Harini Natarajan

It’s hard being away from the one you love. A long-distance relationship involves a whirlwind of emotions. You miss each other a lot, can’t see each other often, and there’s always a sense of insecurity. The longing and anticipation of seeing each other are intense. Though technology helps bridge the gap to a large extent, there are some moments when loneliness hits you hard. When that happens, turn to music. Here are some amazing songs for all those people out there in long-distance relationships that hit you right in the feels! Check them out!

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 & 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” byChristina 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 &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”

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” by3 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” byTaylor 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 & 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 & 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”

31. “Can I Have This Dance” by Vanessa Hudgens & 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” byWiz 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 & 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 & 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 & 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 ThousandMiles” 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”

A popular quote goes, “Music is what feelings sound like.” Hope these songs help you feel a wee bit better and beat the long-distance blues.

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Harini Natarajan

As Chief Editor, Harini sets the tone and editorial direction for StyleCraze to deliver engaging, interesting, and authentic content revolving around women's health, wellness, and beauty. She has over 14 years of experience in content writing and editing for online media. She specializes in the areas of Beauty, Lifestyle, and Health & Wellness and is proficient in Medical Sciences (Biology, Human Anatomy and Physiology, and Biochemistry). Her background in Biomedical Engineering helps her decode and interpret the finer nuances of scientific research for her team. Harini is a certified bibliophile and a closet poet. She also loves dancing and traveling to offbeat destinations.
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