Meeting someone special is a life-changing moment that every man or woman feels ecstatic about. It is a magical experience that spikes up so many emotions. Music is one of the powerful tools to capture these moments and immortalize these feelings.
Whether you are meeting someone new, have met a new love, or just wish to meet someone again after a long while, these songs about meeting someone resonate with the romantic and frenzy feeling you may have.
Table of Contents
- 21. “You Had Me from Hello” by Kenny Chesney
- 20. “Can’t Help Falling in Love” by Elvis Presley
- 19. “I Knew I Loved You” by Savage Garden
- 18. “Crush” by Jennifer Paige
- 17. “The Way You Look Tonight” by Frank Sinatra
- 16. “Can’t Take My Eyes Off You” by Frankie Valli
- 15. “Something About the Way You Look Tonight” by Elton John
- 14. “Hello” by Adele
- 13. “R.E.M” by Ariana Grande
- 12. “Love on Top” by Beyoncé
- 11. “Just the Way You Are” by Bruno Mars
- 10. “We Found Love” by Rihanna
- 9. “Love At First Sight” by Michael Bublé
- 8. “When I Saw You” by Mariah Carey
- 7. “Call Me Maybe” by Carly Rae Jespen
- 6. “Isn’t She Lovely “ by Stevie Wonder
- 5. “Sweetie” by Carly Rae Jepsen
- 4. “The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face” by Roberta Flack
- 3. “Green Light” by John Legend
- 2. “Falling For You” by Colbie Caillat
- 1. “Close” by Nick Jonas ft. Tove Lo
21. “You Had Me from Hello” by Kenny Chesney
This romantic country ballad song was written by Kenny Chesney and songwriter Skip Ewing, and was part of the album “Everywhere We Go”. It expresses an immediate connection between two people upon saying their Hellos. A lot could relate to this song since most love stories begin from being strangers introduced to one another in an occasion or two.
20. “Can’t Help Falling in Love” by Elvis Presley
Elvis Presley’s timeless pop-rock ballad is part of the album “Blue Hawaii” (1961). The song has a gentle melody but a powerful message of being head over heels in love with someone you just meet. The first lines of the song’s lyrics confirm how one would anxiously rush in like a fool when love at first sight happens.
19. “I Knew I Loved You” by Savage Garden
From their 1999 album “Affirmation”, Savage Garden’s pop, soft rock love song describes the singer’s feeling of knowing love the moment they met. It resonates with an overwhelming feeling of love and being complete because of someone. As such, this song has become an all-time favorite for wedding celebrations as it is easy to sing along to.
18. “Crush” by Jennifer Paige
A pop-rock song by American singer Jennifer Paige, released in 1998 on her self-titled debut album. This song will never get out of style as all have had a crush at one point in their lives. There’s something refreshing and happy about describing the anticipation of having a new crush. The intense attraction and infatuation felt while listening to the song capture the hearts and imagination of Paige’s avid listeners.
17. “The Way You Look Tonight” by Frank Sinatra
Frank Sinatra’s version was released in 1964 on his album “Sinatra Sings Days of Wine and Roses, Moon River, and Other Academy Award Winners.” This romantic ballad expresses a loved one’s affection for someone. Further, it rounds up by talking about how the beauty and charm of a person could light up a room and bring joy to everyone.
16. “Can’t Take My Eyes Off You” by Frankie Valli
It is a classic love song recorded by Frankie Valli in 1967 for the album: “The Very Best of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons”. The song’s upbeat and romantic nature would definitely make you sing along to it because it talks about the feeling of meeting someone with whom you cannot help but stare and fall in love at the very moment.
15. “Something About the Way You Look Tonight” by Elton John
Elton John recorded this romantic ballad in 1997 for the album “The Big Picture”. People appreciate its heartfelt lyrics and the way it captures the feeling of being deeply in love as shown by how the singer labels someone’s charm to be something that takes his breath away. This song provokes emotion in you that you never knew you had and will always make you think about your significant other.
14. “Hello” by Adele
A soulful ballad by British singer Adele released in 2015 on her album “25” is a showcase of Adele’s powerful vocals. This song, however, is about meeting someone again from the past and finding closure to a previous affair. So, if you are dedicating a song to past love whom you lost touch with, this song is quite the best for a reunion.
13. “R.E.M” by Ariana Grande
The title of the song is a reference to the phase of sleep called Rapid Eye Movement wherein dreams occur. The song itself leaves its listeners in a dreamy state as Ariana Grande captivates our hearts with this enchanting music. For those who were blessed enough to find the man of their dreams, this song is surely for them.
12. “Love on Top” by Beyoncé
With its infectious melody and catchy chorus, “Love on Top” celebrates the feeling of being swept off your feet. A fun and upbeat pop R&B that captures the excitement of meeting a new love that had put the idea of love on top of the priorities. Beyoncé’s powerhouse vocals and catchy melodies make it impossible not to dance along.
11. “Just the Way You Are” by Bruno Mars
Bruno Mars’ sweet and romantic pop ballad is all about falling in love with someone just the way they are. The song’s message centers on knowing that someone is perfect for you despite imperfections. As part of the album “Doo-Wops & Hooligans”, its simple and catchy lyrics are very much heartfelt.
10. “We Found Love” by Rihanna
Rihanna’s upbeat dance pop “We Found Love” was part of her album “Talk That Talk”. It describes the passion and excitement of a new love affair. Also, it opens up to the realization that sometimes, people find love in the most hopeless places. With its inevitable success, it became the longest-running number-one single of 2011 on US Billboards.
9. “Love At First Sight” by Michael Bublé
This romantic pop-jazz ballad is about the feeling of falling in love at first sight. The song was released in 2007 on his album “Call Me Irresponsible”. It is a song that best describes that thrilling moment of meeting each other’s eyes and eventually finding out something special between them.
8. “When I Saw You” by Mariah Carey
Mariah Carey’s “When I Saw You” is a soulful ballad released in 1996 on her album “Daydream”. The song is about love and longing. It captures the moment when you see someone you love and how it felt to be completely captivated by someone.
7. “Call Me Maybe” by Carly Rae Jespen
A pop song that quickly catches on with its listeners and sung by Carly Rae Jepsen in the album “Kiss”, this song is about a girl who met a guy briefly and hopes he will call her as the girl is hesitant to make the first move. In totality, it captures the excitement and uncertainty of a potential romantic connection.
6. “Isn’t She Lovely “ by Stevie Wonder
“Isn’t She Lovely” is a classic R&B from the album Songs in the Key, that appeals to listeners of all ages. Originally, it was an appreciation song for the marvels of a newborn child. Its lyrics display affectionate and poetic descriptions of the baby as it captures the love and awe that parents feel when welcoming a new life into the world.
5. “Sweetie” by Carly Rae Jepsen
This feel-good song by Carly Rae Jepsen is released as part of the album “Dedicated Side B”. It has an upbeat chorus that captures the excitement and joy of meeting someone special. The song conveys a sense of innocence and wonder, at the same time, it boldly expresses the desire to get to know someone better.
4. “The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face” by Roberta Flack
This song is an all-time favorite from the album “All Take”. It is classic and jazzy that listeners couldn’t help but be hooked to its melody all throughout. The song is an exemplary description of a person’s first encounter with true love and the ecstatic and profound feeling of that very moment.
3. “Green Light” by John Legend
This R&B-funk-pop song from John Legend’s album “Evolver” is a high-energy and infectious song with a soulful melody. In this song, the singer urges his love interest to take a chance on him. More than anything, the song inspires its listeners to pursue their dreams with passion as its lyrics actually describe a passionate and adventurous romance.
2. “Falling For You” by Colbie Caillat
Colbie Caillat’s warm melodic vocals in this acoustic pop song from the album “Breakthrough” is quite a phenomenal release. Although the song describes how it feels to fall deeply in love, it also reflects the vulnerability, uncertainty, and risk of opening up one’s heart to someone new. Falling For You is a perfect song to describe how love felt in that spur of the moment is both exhilarating and worrisome.
1. “Close” by Nick Jonas ft. Tove Lo
The electropop-R&B song from the album Last Year Was Complicated navigates the push-and-pull relationship of two people attracted to each other. This song actually describes the steamy encounter of a one-night stand and how each of them long to get closer. So, if you are meeting someone new and you want to set a romantic mood, this song is the best fit.