Finding the perfect soundtrack for your wedding can be a daunting task, especially if you and your partner have different musical tastes. You want love songs that can evoke the right emotion at the right time, like when you're enjoying your first dance together or being introduced as a married couple. Thankfully, there's a love song for every occasion, from super sweet ballads to upbeat melodies that will have your guests singing along to your playlist. To help get you started on planning your unforgettable wedding playlist, we've put together what we consider to be the best love songs of all time. So, grab a tissue and prepare your heart. This list of love songs will show you what love's all about and hopefully inspire some great picks for your wedding day tunes.
50. "Hands Down" by Dashboard Confessional (2002)
Whether they're about pure devotion or heated lust, longtime romances or first-time crushes, these are the songs that convey love best. A gorgeously succinct neo-soul classic about the way love can seemingly dissolve any stress, no matter the size. Dow nload.
Nat King Cole's jazz song about an indelible romance was such such a hit that it earned a spot in the Grammy Hall of Fame. The lyrics in this classic Italian song are pretty cheesy: "When the moon hits your eye like a big pizza pie, that's amore. Speaking of Rat Pack, Frank Sinatra could fill a whole separate list of his best love songs — he even has a compilation album full of them! This song by The Platters touches on love, fate, and heaven. If you've dreamed of hearing it live, The Platters are still performing today , albeit with with new members. A jazzy romantic song by Johnny Mathis, is a play on the phrase "twelfth of never," which means a date in the future that will never occur. Let's hope your Valentine has a little more room in the schedule for you. This soulful Etta James track about the moment you find your true love also made its way into the Grammy Hall of Fame.
The language of love can be translated in many ways, but the most universal? Whether you're adding some romantic tunes to your summer playlist , need something emotional to blast on your next road trip , are in search of an epic breakup song to help you nurse your heartache, or you're in the mood to stream feel-good ballads that'll remind you of your first crush, we curated a list of the best love songs of all time. Choosing a favorite Beatles love tune is impossible. Sure, it put George Harrison on the A-side for the first time.