25+ Songs About Missing Someone You Love

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Whenever you miss someone who is either gone from your life temporarily or permanently, you can be left with a tremendous void. Often, the perfect song lyric can make it feel like you are not alone in your sadness or loss. Complete Spotify playlist of Songs About Missing Someone You Love.

Ghost – Justin Bieber

Lyrics: “I want you to know that if I can’t be close to you
I settle for the ghost of you
I miss you more than
life (more than life)”

Driver’s License – Olivia Rodrigo

Lyrics: “And all my friends are tired
Of hearing how much I miss you, but
I kinda feel sorry for them
‘Cause they’ll never know you the way that I do, yeah”

Lay Me Down – Sam Smith, John Legend

Lyrics: “No words can explain the way I’m missing you
Deny this emptiness, this hole that I’m inside”

From Where You Are – Lifehouse

Lyrics: “I miss the years that were erased
I miss the way the sunshine would light up your face
I miss all the little things
I never thought that they’d mean everything to me”

I Miss You – blink-182

Lyrics: “Like indecision to call you
And hear your voice of treason
Will you come home and stop this pain tonight”

Wish You Were Here – Avril Lavigne

Lyrics: “And I remember all those crazy thing you said
You left them running through my head
You’re always there, you’re everywhere
But right now I wish you were here”

Fly Before You Fall – Cynthia Erivo

Lyrics: “I see the way that you look when you hear his name
I see his picture up in your frame
And you refuse to admit you still miss him but it’s okay”

I Need My Girl – The National

Lyrics: “But I can’t get my head around it
I keep feeling smaller and smaller

I need my girl
I need my girl”

Need You Now (Acoustic) – Dean Lewis

Lyrics: “Cold light wakes me in the morning
Your side is empty, I was calling out to you
I was calling out to you”

Let Her Go – Jasmine Thompson

Lyrics: “You see her when you close your eyes
Maybe one day you’ll understand why”

The Man Who Can’t Be Moved – The Script

Lyrics: “Cause if one day you wake up and find that you’re missing me
And your heart starts to wonder where on this Earth I could be
Thinking maybe you’ll come back here to the place that we’d meet
And you’ll see me waiting for you, on the corner of the street”

Home – Michael Bublé

Lyrics: “Let me go home
I’ve had my run
Baby, I’m done
I gotta go home”

A Long December – Counting Crows

Lyrics: “A long December and there’s reason to believe
Maybe this year will be better than the last
I can’t remember the last thing that you said as you were leavin’
Now the days go by so fast”

I Don’t Want To Miss A Thing – Aerosmith

Lyrics: “I don’t want to miss one smile
I don’t want to miss one kiss
Well, I just want to be with you
Right here with you, just like this”

Ain’t No Sunshine – Bill Withers

Lyrics: “Ain’t no sunshine when she’s gone
It’s not warm when she’s away
Ain’t no sunshine when she’s gone
She’s always gone too long anytime she goes away”

I’m Already There – Lonestar

Lyrics: “I’m already there
Take a look around
I’m the sunshine in your hair
I’m the shadow on the ground
I’m the whisper in the wind
And I’ll be there until the end”

The Fear You Won’t Fall – Joshua Radin & Priscilla Ahn

Lyrics: “And I miss you more than I should
Than I thought I could
Can’t get my mind off of you”

Element – Moses Mayfield

Lyrics: “What if I don’t want to be the lonely one?
The truth I know is this
I don’t want to miss you more
Than I already do”

Box of Stones – Benjamin Francis Leftwich

Lyrics: “You said I am young, and I am yours
I am free, but I am flawed
I am here in your heart
Was here from the start”

Miss You – Ed Sheeran

Lyrics: “These words mean nothing to me
I’m just sitting on a fence of how it used to be
These three words are aching, constrict and suffocating
My mind is racing with the picture I’m painting”

Higher Window – Josh Groban

Lyrics: “I drew my line across the sand
And set my flag in no man’s land
But here I am the one man band
With a song that’s meant for two”

Lost Without You – Delta Goodrem

Lyrics: “I thought I had all the answers
Never giving in
But baby since you’ve gone
I admit that I was wrong”

Thinking About You – Ariana Grande

Lyrics: “Oh, I don’t have you here with me
But at least I have the memory
I try to make it through the night
But I can’t control my mind”

Rivers and Roads – The Head and The Heart

“A year from now we’ll all be gone
All our friends will move away
And they’re goin’ to better places
But our friends will be gone away”

What I Wouldn’t Give – Blake Shelton

Lyrics: “Because everything I did wrong just keeps haunting me, it won’t let me be
Lying here without you, girl I’m starting to see why you gave up on me
What I wouldn’t give just to go back when you were in my life I’d do it right this time”

Come Back, Be Here – Taylor Swift

Lyrics: “This is falling in love in the cruelest way
This is falling for you and you are worlds away”

It Don’t Matter Now (Missing You) – Sarah Darling

Lyrics: “Happened so fast, didn’t take long
You stole my heart and then you were gone
We did the typical things but we made them feel bigger
So much more than a movie and a dinner”

The Dance – Garth Brooks

Lyrics: Our lives
Are better left to chance
I could have missed the pain
But I’da had to miss
The dance”

Missing You – The Black Eyed Peas

Lyrics: “Everyday, everyday that you’re gone, I’m singing that sad song
If loving you is wrong, then I must be wrong
Even when I’m gone (don’t go away) our love is strong”

Come Home – OneRepublic

Lyrics: “Come home
Because I’ve been waiting for you
For so long”


Spotify Playlist: Songs About Missing Someone You Love 

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One Comment

  1. Hinker Jay says:

    Slip in a WW-II, or older, lyric once in awhile. eg: I’ll see You again, I’ll walk alone, Stardust,
    I’ll be seeing You, September Song, etc.

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