20 Best Songs About Love at First Sight

The crazy idea of love, at first sight, is always debatable. Some people believe it’s possible to fall head over heels with someone when you first meet, while others are a bit skeptical.

Whichever school of thought you belong to, you can’t fail to appreciate all the fantastic love songs about the topic. The experience of developing feelings for someone happens in various ways.

Songs are meant to help you figure out or appreciate those feelings. Here are 20 tracks that you shouldn’t miss on your love songs playlist.

Call Me Maybe – Carly Rae

This is the ultimate song about falling in love at first sight. Carly Rae falls in love with the boy next door after meeting him. She gives him her number and asks the guy to call even though they have just met.

But the guy takes his sweet time before making that call. It’s also a great party song you can dance to. Everything, including the video, is carefully thought out. It’s the song that gave Carly fame and recognition.

Love at first sight – Kylie Minogue

This is a happy dance song about a lovestruck woman. She falls in love the minute she hears this musician play, and her whole day turns from blue to bright on the spot. If your significant other is a musician, the song is an amazing dedication to them.

The musician in the song caught Kylie’s heart and ear at the same time. She is a talented singer who has published a lot of songs, but this one is one of her best love songs.

Lady In Red – Chris De Burgh

The song narrates a story about a man who met an elegant lady at a party, and he instantly fell in love with her. He is mesmerized even more when they dance together. The song is incredibly romantic because it was inspired when Chris first met his wife.

The lady in the story is quite striking because many men ask her to dance. This kind of love doesn’t happen to people every day. It’s one of those rare moments that you cherish forever.

I Knew I Loved You – Savage Garden

The storyteller falls in love even before meeting the person. He says he found his lover and best friend on the same day after seeing each other for the first time.

It’s almost impossible to be sure of your feelings for someone before you even say hi. But that is what happened in this scenario. There is probably no logic behind it, but you have to trust your heart.

I Met a Girl – William Michael Morgan

Country love songs are the best because they are so detailed and vivid. Michael will bring you to his world on the first day she meets a girl and falls in love when listening to this song.

He describes how she crossed the street, fixed her dress, and bit her lip. After exchanging smiles, there was no doubt in his mind that she was the one. The lyrics will make you swoon every time you listen.

Love @ 1st Sight – Mary J Blige

Mary J Blige is wondering if it’s possible to fall in love with someone you don’t know after seeing them for the first time. Although the song wasn’t as big as her other song, it still carries a beautiful message.

She thinks about kissing him and probably becoming lovers even though they haven’t spoken yet. The narrator also wonders how many more women feel the same way about the guy or if it’s just her. 

I’m Your Baby Tonight – Whitney Huston

The woman in this R&B song didn’t believe in first love until she met her lover for the first time. She says from the moment their eyes met; she knew there was something. It’s hard to explain such feelings, which is why Whitney refers to it as magic.

You never know when the person who will make you believe in love, at first sight, will cross your path. Until you experience it, you can only rely on such songs to tell you how it feels.

Penny Lover – Lionel Richie

The first time Lionel saw his lover, he had a feeling that they would one day be together. But despite falling in love so quickly, he is still a bit skeptical.

He tasks his penny lover not to leave or make him cry. These are legit feelings for almost everyone who falls in love at first sight. You can’t help but question whether the feelings are real or not. 

Love story – Taylor Swift

Taylor is arguably one of the best love song musicians ever. It’s a Romeo and Juliet scenario where she falls in love quickly with a guy that her family disapproves of. It is heartbreaking to think that their love is forbidden when it was so quick.

They met when they were young and still new to love. Unlike the tragic William Shakespeare’s love story, the song ends in a proposal. It’s one of the greatest Taylor Swift songs from the Fearless album.

Say You Won’t Let Go – James Arthur

This song talks about a guy who realizes his feeling for a girl on their first encounter. It has over a billion views on YouTube. It was published in 2016 from the album Back From The Edge.

It’s a slow song that evokes many emotions, and James Arthur’s voice is one of a kind. The narrator realizes that the lady was his better half after drinking and dancing happily for the first time. 

Heartache On The Dance Floor – John Pardi

When you feel love at first sight, you better voice your feelings so that you don’t end up like the broken-hearted cowboy in this song.

He meets a girl in a bar in a little town, and he is immediately drawn to her. He can’t seem to find the girl again even after the night ends and it’s closing time for the bar. He stood there mesmerized until it was too late, and now all he could think about was the mysterious lady. 

You’re Beautiful – James Blunt

The man here meets a lady, he refers to as an angel, on the subway with another man. He says he won’t be losing any sleep because the lady was in another man’s arms because he has a plan.

But since they met in public, the love-struck man is not sure if they will see each other again. It’s a rare scenario and was inspired by James meeting his ex-lover with another man he didn’t know existed.

If We Ever Meet Again – Timbaland Ft. Katy Perry

This is yet another classic song about love at first sight. The singer has so much planned if they ever meet again.

After the first encounter, there are always some lingering questions that you wish to ask if you ever get a chance. That is the scenario this 2009 song speaks about.

You Don’t Know My Name – Alicia Keys

Alicia Keys gets into the mind of a woman overcome by love in this song. She is trying to catch the attention of a mysterious guy because she thinks there is something special between them.

She ends up approaching the man, which is a bold move because girls rarely do it. Alicia is known for many things, including her amazing vocals. You will enjoy the song even if you are not in the same situation.

Play It Again – Luke Bryan

Luke Bryan is a well-known American country singer. This song is a beautiful story of love at first sight and what it ends up being.

The two end up hanging out together while enjoying music and even dancing. It’s one of those stories with a happy ending that you can’t help but feel happy for the lovers.

Everything Changed – Taylor Swift Ft. Ed Sheeran

The two stars team up to deliver an amazing love song. The video is played by two kids who appear to be in love.

Eighteen hours after meeting, they only want to know each other better. It came from Taylor’s album Red. The folk-pop track became people’s favorite shortly after its release. 

I Call It Love – Lionel Richie

Lionel Richie came up with some of the best love songs in the early 2000s.

This ballad is played repeatedly on the American airwaves; that’s why many people know the lyrics by heart. The two lovers have undeniable chemistry and butterflies from the start.

Somebody To You – The Vamps Ft. Demi Lovato

Somebody To You is a song by a British rock-pop band with the help of an American singer.

It’s about someone who can seem to get a possible love interest from their mind. All he wants is to be somebody to the one he loves. Usually, when you are in love, you can even settle for being a friend just to be close to the person.

Done – Chris Janson

Chris narrates all the things that happen after meeting a girl. It’s a beautiful country ode with details on how their love story unfolds.

He is ready to love her until he is done here on earth. The instrumentals make it even better when you finally get to listen to it. The man in question is lucky to recognize a potential love story at first sight.

Hey Pretty Girl – Kip Moore

Kip Moore is trying to get the attention of a certain girl he has feelings for. He asks for a dance and a chance at a relationship.

The singer even wants to take the lady to meet his mom because he thinks she will like her. The song came out in January 2013 and has been popular ever since. 


Born and raised in Austin, David is a dedicated writer and avid fragrance lover. When he's not trying out perfumes, he enjoys traveling and exploring new restaurants.

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