Humans, being social creatures, need connection with others and therefore love is such a fundamental thing. Being deprived of loved during childhood can lead to psychological problems which may be difficult to overcome. Here are some songs you can relate to if you just want to be loved or someone to love you:
1. Taylor Swift – Willow
This is the lead single off the album ‘evermore’. Taylor said the song is about intrigue, desire and the complexity that goes into wanting someone.
2. Justin Bieber – Somebody To Love
The song is off the debut album My World 2.0
3. Mariah Carey – I Want To Know What Love Is
The song is a cover of British-American rock band Foreigner’s 1984 hit song and was incorporated into Mariah’s album “Memoirs of an Imperfect Angel”
4. Akon – Lonely
Akon sings about how he feels lonely after his girl left him and really wants someone to be there by his side.
5. Trey Songz – I Need A Girl
The song is about how Trey wants a girl who will love him and abandon him as soon as she gets what she wanted. He wants someone who will be a ride or die.
6. Lauv & Anne-Marie – F*** I’m Lonely
Lauv said the inspiration behind this song came to him through interaction with his favorite sandwich shop whom he had been trying to call to order a chicken parm but they were not answering. He was like, “Well shit, I’m lonely. I don’t even have them.”
7. Selena Gomez – Boyfriend
Selena said the song is about falling down and getting back up to look for love once again.
8. Sam Smith – To Die For
The song is about being fed up with being single and emphasizing how nice it is to be in love and go through life with a partner by your side.
9. Sia – Big Girls Cry
Ever since Sia got famous her life has changed and she talks about how it can be lonely at the top since her life isn’t normal again.
10. Rihanna – Where Have You Been
Rihanna wonders where he lover has been before they met and shares how she has been searching for someone who will love her fully.
11. Lewis Capaldi – Someone You Loved
Lewis sings about a past partner whom he misses and now he just wants someone to love because he misses the way it felt with his ex.
12. Celine Dion – That’s The Way It Is
The song is the 10th track of the album All The Way….A Decade Of Song. It topped both the US and Canada Adult Contemporary charts.