40 Songs About New Relationships to Celebrate Your Love

The feeling you get when you’re starting a new relationship is something truly special. You are both scared and fearless at the same time, and you are not sure whether you want to scream in delight or hide from it all. Its contradictory nature is precisely what makes new love one of the best times in everyone’s lives. The best songs about new relationships describe this feeling perfectly.

It is safe to say that no art form has been able to express the complexity of finding that new special someone as well as music. Whether you want a song about feeling those famous butterflies or feeling scared about getting hurt, someone out there has undoubtedly released it.

Here are the 40 best songs about new relationships that will help you celebrate finding new love. From country and rock to acoustic ballads and bubblegum pop — there will be something for everyone. Sit back, and enjoy.

Best Songs About Falling In Love

falling in love

#1. Can’t Help Falling In Love — Elvis Presley

“Take my hand
Take my whole life too
For I can’t help falling in love with you.”

#2. At Last — Etta James

“I found a dream that I could speak to
A dream that I can call my own
I found a thrill to press my cheek to
A thrill that I have never known.”

#3. Truly, Madly, Deeply — Savage Garden

“I’ll be your dream, I’ll be your wish, I’ll be your fantasy
I’ll be your hope, I’ll be your love, be everything that you need
I’ll love you more with every breath truly, madly, deeply.”

#4. Head Over Feet — Alanis Morisette

“You’ve already won me over in spite of me
And don’t be alarmed if I fall head over feet
And don’t be surprised if I love you for all that you are
I couldn’t help it
It’s all your fault.”

#5. Crazy In Love — Beyoncé feat. Jay-Z

“Such a funny thing for me to try to explain
How I’m feeling and my pride is the one to blame
‘Cause I know I don’t understand
Just how your love can do what no one else can.”

Songs About Starting a New Relationship and Being Scared

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#6. Happy Not Knowing — Carly Rae Jepsen

“But I’ll only go so far
I don’t have the energy
To risk a broken heart
When you’re already killing me.”

#7. Too Good at Goodbyes — Sam Smith

“I’m never gonna let you close to me
Even though you mean the most to me
‘Cause every time I open up, it hurts.”

#8. Give Your Heart a Break — Demi Lovato

“You’ve been hurt before
I can see it in your eyes
You try to smile away
Some things you can’t disguise
Don’t wanna break your heart
Baby, I can ease the ache.”

Songs About New Relationships for Him

for him

#9. How Sweet It Is — James Taylor

“I needed the shelter of someone’s arms
And there you were
I needed someone to understand my ups and downs
And there you were.”

#10. Dreaming of You — Selena

“Late at night when all the world
Is sleeping
I stay up and think of you
And I wish on a star
That somewhere you are
Thinking of me too.”

#11. Time After Time — Cyndi Lauper

“If you’re lost you can look and you will find me
Time after time
If you fall, I will catch you, I’ll be waiting
Time after time.”

#12. Something — The Beatles

“You’re asking me will my love grow
I don’t know, I don’t know
You stick around, now it may show
I don’t know, I don’t know.”

Songs About the Honeymoon Phase

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#13. Just the Way You Are — Bruno Mars

“When you smile
The whole world stops and stares for a while
‘Cause girl, you’re amazing
Just the way you are.”

#14. Almost Paradise — Mike Reno

“Oh, almost paradise
We’re knockin’ on heaven’s door
Almost paradise
How could we ask for more?
I swear that I can see forever in your eyes.”

#15. Dive — Ed Sheeran

“I could fall or I could fly
Here in your aeroplane
And I could live, I could die
Hanging on the words you say.”

#16. I’m Yours — Jason Mraz

“But I won’t hesitate no more, no more
It cannot wait, I’m yours.”

Songs About New Long-Distance Relationships

long distance

#17. Oceans Away — Arizona

“Ooh, I wish I could feel your face
Ooh, I’m helpless when I’m oceans away.”

#18. Many the Miles — Sara Bareilles

“How far do I have to go to get to you
Many the miles
But send me the miles and I’ll be happy to follow you, love.”

#19. I’m Missing You — Bobby Tinsley

“I really wanna come to see you, I really really wish I could,
Maybe in a couple weeks, It’s only a couple weeks…”

Songs About Starting a New Relationship After a Breakup

after breakup

#20. Not a Bad Thing — Justin Timberlake

“When someone cuts your heart open with a knife and you’re bleeding
But I could be that guy to heal it over time
And I won’t stop until you believe it.”

#21. Begin Again — Taylor Swift

“I’ve been spending the last eight months thinking all love ever does
Is break and burn and end
But on a Wednesday in a café I watched it begin again.”

The Best Songs About New Relationships: Different Genres and Types

The Best Country Songs About New Relationships

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#22. Mine — Taylor Swift

“You were in college, working part-time, waiting tables
Left a small town, never looked back
I was a flight risk, with a fear of falling
Wondering why we bother with love, if it never lasts.”

#23. My Eyes — Blake Shelton

“There’s a million stars dancing in the sky
A picture perfect moon so bright
But I don’t care, I’m lookin’ at you
From where I stand you can’t beat the view.”

#24. Take Your Time — Sam Hunt

“I don’t wanna steal your freedom
I don’t wanna change your mind
I don’t have to make you love me
I just want to take your time.”


The Best Rock Songs About New Relationships

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#25. You Make Loving Fun — Fleetwood Mac

“I never did believe in miracles
But I’ve a feeling it’s time to try
I never did believe in the ways of magic
But I’m beginning to wonder why.”

#26. Crash Into Me — Dave Matthews Band

“Into your heart I’ll beat again
Sweet like candy to my soul.”

#27. Everlong — Foo Fighters

“And I wonder
When I sing along with you
If everything could ever feel this real forever
If anything could ever be this good again.”

The Best R&B Songs About New Relationships

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#28. The One — Tamar Braxton

“I don’t want nobody else
Baby, all I need is you.”

#29. DUI — Ciara

“I’m so intoxicated
I think I’m over my limit
When you’re near me.”

#30. Love On Top — Beyoncé

“And boy your look it tastes like a night of champagne
As I kiss you again and again and again and again
Now everybody ask me why I’m smiling out from ear to ear.”

The Best Pop Songs About New Relationships

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#31. Teenage Dream — Katy Perry

“You make me
Feel like I’m livin’ a teenage dream
The way you turn me on, I can’t sleep
Let’s run away and don’t ever look back.”

#32. Delicate — Taylor Swift

“Is it cool that I said all that?
Is it too soon to do this yet?
‘Cause I know that it’s delicate.”

#33. Your Love — Little Mix

“Deeper than oceans, as sweet as devotion, it’s all I need
You pull me close and there’s no way I can describe
What your love makes me feel like.”

The Best 80s Songs About New Relationships

80s song

#34. Crazy for You — Madonna

“I’m crazy for you
Touch me once and you’ll know it’s true
I never wanted anyone like this
It’s all brand new.”

#35. I Want to Know What Love Is — Foreigner

“I wanna know what love is
I want you to show me
I wanna feel what love is
I know you can show me.”

#36. Suddenly — Billy Ocean

“I used to think that love was just a fairy tale
Until that first hello, until that first smile.”

Fun Songs About New Relationships

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#37. Run Away With Me — Carly Rae Jepsen

“Baby, take me to the feeling
I’ll be your sinner, in secret
When the lights go out
Run away with me.”

#38. XO — Beyoncé

“In the darkest night hour
I’ll search through the crowd
Your face is all that I see
I’ll give you everything.”

#39. Shut Up and Dance — Walk the Moon

“We were victims of the night
The chemical, physical, kryptonite
Helpless to the bass and the fading light
Oh we were bound to get together.”

#40. Hands to Myself — Selena Gomez

“Can’t keep my hands to myself
No matter how hard I’m trying to
I want you all to myself.”

A Few Parting Words

There truly is no feeling quite like finding new love. Hopefully, these songs about new relationships can help you celebrate your newfound happiness in the best way possible. You can dance, laugh, cry, sing your heart out, or send a song to that special someone. Either way, enjoy yourself and let the music take you to another planet.

Nicole Middleton
Nicole calls herself a typical millennial girl and thrives on her share of social media, celebrity gossip, and all things viral content. She’s a big fan of pop music and plays the guitar as a hobby.