50 Songs About Missing Someone You Love To Help You Feel Less Alone

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Life has as we know it drastically changed in 2020 with the COVID-19 pandemic, and with most of the world in quarantine and practicing social distancing, being away from the people we love can feel pretty lonely.

In even the worst of times, the best music can help us get through — and songs about missing someone you love can help express exactly what it is you've been feeling.

It looks like these trying times will unfortunately be our new normal for a while, so it’s completely natural to feel lonely and to look for music from your favorite artists to make you feel like at least someone out there gets you. As you listen to the songs below, hopefully they will help you remember that you're truly not alone and you won’t be missing your friends and loved ones forever. It will get better.

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As you do your best to stay positive in these terribly confusing times, we hope that listening to our collection of the best songs about missing someone will make you feel at least a little bit less alone in your loneliest moments.

50 Best Songs About Missing Someone You Love

1. "Missing You" by Diana Ross

Lyrics about missing someone you love:

"If home's where my heart is then I'm out of place.”

2. “I Miss You” by Adele

Lyrics about missing someone you love:

“I miss you when the lights go out.“

3. "See You Again” by Wiz Khalifa ft. Charlie Puth

Lyrics about missing someone you love:

“It's been a long day without you, my friend. And I'll tell you all about it when I see you again.”

4. "Thinking Bout You" by Ariana Grande

Lyrics about missing someone you love:

“I don't have you here with me. But at least I have the memory.”

5. “A Thousand Years“ by Christina Perri

Lyrics about missing someone you love:

”I have died every day, waiting for you.”

6. "Somewhere Out There" by Linda Ronstadt and James Ingram

Lyrics about missing someone you love:

“And even though I know how very far apart we are. It helps to think we might be wishin' on the same bright star.”

7. "Missing" by Everything But The Girl

Lyrics about missing someone you love:

“And I miss you. Like the deserts miss the rain.”

8. “Miss You Much” by Janet Jackson

Lyrics about missing someone you love:

“I'm rushing Home to see your smiling face. And feel your warm embrace.”

9. “Ain’t No Sunshine” by Bill Withers

Lyrics about missing someone you love:

“And this house just ain't no home. Anytime she goes away.”

10. “Baby I’ve Been Missing You” by The Independents

Lyrics about missing someone you love:

“Since you've been gone, my whole world is just one big drag.”

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11. “Kiss Me Thru the Phone” by Soulja Boy Tell'em ft. Sammie

Lyrics about missing someone you love:

“I wanna get with you tonight but I cannot baby girl. And that's the issue, girl you know I miss you.”

12. "Goodbye’s (The Saddest Word)" by Celine Dion

Lyrics about missing someone you love:

“Goodbye's the saddest word I'll ever hear.”

13. “How Can I Help You Say Goodbye” by Patty Loveless

Lyrics about missing someone you love:

”Life's about changing nothing ever stays the same.”

14. “The Promise” by Tracy Chapman

Lyrics about missing someone you love:

“If you miss me once in a while, then I'll return to you.”

15. “Lost in Japan” by Shawn Mendes

Lyrics about missing someone you love:

“I can't seem to get you off my mind.”

16. “I Miss You” by Beyoncé

“I miss you, like every day. Wanna be with you, but you're away.”

17. “It’s A Lonesome Old Town” by Frank Sinatra

Lyrics about missing someone you love:

“I never knew how much I missed you.”

18. “Always Remember Us This Way” by Lady Gaga

Lyrics about missing someone you love:

“Every time we say goodbye, baby, it hurts.”

19. "Like They Used To” Joshua Radin

Lyrics about missing someone you love:

“And I want my clothes to smell like you do. Like they used to.”

20. “Make Me (Cry)” by Noah Cyrus ft. Labrinth

Lyrics about missing someone you love:

“I never needed you like I do right now.”

21. “Miss You” by Etta Jones

Lyrics about missing someone you love:

"I've been waitin' in the hall, Waitin' on your call, Whoa, 'cause I miss you, baby."

22. “Back To December” by Taylor Swift

Lyrics about missing someone you love:

“It turns out freedom ain't nothing but missing you.”

23. “Gosh, I Miss You All the Time” by Jim & Jesse

Lyrics about missing someone you love:

“When I’m feeling lonely, thinking of you only. That’s when I miss you most.”

24. "Ghost” by Halsey

Lyrics about missing someone you love:

"My ghost, where'd you go? I can't find you in the body sleeping next to me.”

25. "Missing You" by John Waite

Lyrics about missing someone you love:

“I spend my time thinking about you, and it's almost driving me wild."

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26. "Always Something There to Remind Me" by Naked Eyes

Lyrics about missing someone you love:

“Well, how can I forget you, girl? When there is always something there to remind me.”

27. “How I Miss You Baby” by Bobby Womack

Lyrics about missing someone you love:

“It's only been a week ago, but it seems like years.”

28. "I’m Already There (Message From Home)" by Lonestar

Lyrics about missing someone you love:

“A little voice came on the phone said, 'Daddy when you coming home?'"

29. "Missing You" by Steve Perry

Lyrics about missing someone you love:

"Still I remember things I never meant. Memories surround me, won't let me forget."

30. “Memories of You” Rosemary Clooney

Lyrics about missing someone you love:

“Everything, seems to bring memories of you.”

31. “Since I Fell For You” by Nina Simone

Lyrics about missing someone you love:

“I get the blues 'bout every night.”

32. "The Man Who Can't Be Moved" by The Script

Lyrics about missing someone you love:

“Thinkin' maybe you'll come back here to the place that we'd meet.”

33. “Far Away” by Nickelback

Lyrics about missing someone you love:

“I have loved you all along and I miss you.”

34. "Always" by Bon Jovi

Lyrics about missing someone you love:

“Now your picture's that you left behind are just memories of a different life.”

35. “Miss You” by Aaliyah

Lyrics about missing someone you love:

“Wondering if your the same and who's been with you, I miss you.”

36. “The Scientist” by Coldplay

Lyrics about missing someone you love:

“I had to find you. Tell you I need you.”

37. "I Will Remember You" by Sarah McLachlan

Lyrics about missing someone you love:

“Weep not for the memories.”

38. “I Miss You” by blink-182

Lyrics about missing someone you love:

“Will you come home and stop this pain tonight?”

39. “When I Was Your Man” by Bruno Mars

Lyrics about missing someone you love:

“Should have gave you all my hours when I had the chance.”

40. "Homesick" by MercyMe

Lyrics about missing someone you love:

“Since you've been away I've been down and lonely.”

41. “Miss You More” by Katy Perry

Lyrics about missing someone you love:

“I miss you more than I loved you.”

42. "When I Was Older" by Billie Eilish

Lyrics about missing someone you love:

"In my blood, in my blood, Memories burn like a forest fire."

43. “Patience” by Guns 'N Roses

Lyrics about missing someone you love:

“Shed a tear 'cause I'm missin' you.”

44. “Here Without You” by 3 Doors Down

Lyrics about missing someone you love:

“But you're still on my lonely mind.”

45. “Lay Me Down” by Sam Smith

Lyrics about missing someone you love:

“No words can explain, the way I’m missing you.”

46. “Downtown's Dead” by Sam Hunt

Lyrics about missing someone you love:

“Can't get you out of my head, I'm calling it a night.”

47. “Missing My Baby” by Selena

Lyrics about missing someone you love:

“You're always on my mind.”

48. “Officially Missing You” by Tamia

Lyrics about missing someone you love:

“Well, I wish that you would call me right now.”

49. “I Never Told You” by Colbie Caillat

Lyrics about missing someone you love:

“I miss everything about you.”

50. “Missing You” by Trey Songz

Lyrics about missing someone you love:

“Wish I was there with you.”

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