14 Songs About Loneliness & Isolation

(Last Updated On: March 8, 2020)

Loneliness is the feeling of being sad and unhappy about being socially isolated in different ways. There are numerous types of loneliness apart from the need for a romantic partner. Some of them are caused by things like new situations, being different, need to connect to an animal, no time for me, untrustworthy friends, need for someone else’s quiet presence and many others.

1.Sam Smith – To Die For


This is a mid tempo ballad that Sam took two years to write. He was inspired when they were walking down the beach boulevard in the LA Venice neighbourhood. The song is about feeling along and feeling like you are on the outside watching everyone else.

 

2. Lauv – F**k, I’m Lonely


It is the third single from his album How I’m Feeling. Lauv says he was inspired buy his favorite sandwich shops where he had been trying to order a chicken parm from but they weren’t answering. He was like, “Well shit, I’m lonely” he doesn’t even have them.

 

3. Celine Dion – All By Myself


The track is off her fourth English language studio album Falling Into You

 

4. Justin Bieber – Somebody To Love

 

5. Lewis Capaldi – Someone You Loved


In the song Lewis writes the song to a past partner whom he gave the relationship with everything but ended up leaving him. He now just wants someone to love because he misses the way it felt with his ex.

 

6. Akon – Lonely


In this song Akon wishes he had treated his girlfriend better after she leaves him.

 

7. Marshmello – Alone


This is an EDM banger about missing home and the person you love. Marshmello had just moved away from his friends and family and started to feel very home sick and lonely.

 

8. Summer Walker & Drake – Girls Need Love


This is a candid vent on the plights facing girls who speak truthfully about the very normal need for affection, love, sex or any other form.

 

9. Trey Songz – I Need A Girl

 

10. Bruno Mars – Talking To The Moon


The song is a jazz power ballad about Bruno’s struggles with his long distance relationship with a girl.

 

11. Mariah Carey – I Want To Know What Love Is

 

12. Celine Dion – That’s The Way It Is


This was the lead single of Celine Dion’s 1999 greatest hits album All the Way…A Decade of Song.

 

13. Avril Lavigne – I’m With You


In the song, Avril describes her feelings of loneliness and wishes for a helping hand in her time of need.

 

14. Rixton – Me & My Broken Heart


This is the 5th track on their 2014 album “Let The Road”