30 Magical Songs About Liking And Crushing On Someone

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Being in love is a magical feeling that we have all experienced at some point, and having a crush is a special feeling. You may share meaningful songs for someone you like to express your feelings. The butterflies in your stomach and your excitement never die down. When you like someone, music may help you convey your feelings for them better than words can.

Here are some songs to tell someone you like them and help manage your emotions when you like someone you can’t have.

30 Songs About Liking Someone

Some emotions can’t be put into words, such as when you have feelings for someone. So play or send these songs to tell someone you like them, melt their heart, or discover their soft side.

1. Fallin’ for you, Colbie Caillat

In this song, Colbie shares her feelings about a guy. He’s constantly on her mind, and she’s starting to fall for him, but she’s too scared to tell him how she feels. As she dances with him and holds his hand, she’s unsure how to express herself.

2. Smile, Uncle Kracker

This song perfectly describes how your special someone makes you feel: you wake up smiling as you think about them, and everything you see throughout the day reminds you of them. The lyrics talk about someone who is in love and can’t help but smile whenever he is with her or thinks about her.

3. I want to hold your hand, The Beatles

This song expresses the desire to be in a romantic relationship with a woman the singer loves. He is certain of his feelings for her and how she makes him feel, so he is ready to take her hand and go the distance with her.

4. So into you, Atlanta Rhythm Section

It’s gonna be good, don’t you know/From your head to your toe/Me into you, you into me, me into you” these verses clearly show how captivated the singer is from the moment he sets eyes on this special woman. He is obsessed with her, and how she consumes his mind drives him insane.

5. The way you make me feel, Michael Jackson

In this song, the King of Pop tries to convey to a special woman how crazy in love he has become because of her. He uses emotive language and enthusiasm to win the girl over and show how much he cares about her.

6. Enchanted, Taylor Swift

In this beautifully romantic song, Taylor Swift describes how she felt when she met someone she had an instant connection with. The song begins with the first time their eyes meet, and she then wonders if they have a chance. The song is most likely about Adam Young, whom she met in New York and had a huge crush on at the time.

7. Enchanted, Owl City

Adam Young responds to Taylor Swift in this cover version of her song that made all Swifties go wild. In response to Taylor’s line, “I was enchanted to meet you,” Adam sings, “I was enchanted to meet you, too” in his version. He admits that he had felt the same way about her and was wonderstruck by her.

8. Can’t help falling in love, Elvis Presley

Elvis Presley expresses his feelings for a girl he is madly in love with in one of the greatest romantic songs in music history. The King of Rock admits his feelings to his lover and tries to convince her that they are meant to be together. He pleads with the girl to take his hand so that they can begin their life together.

9. Crazy for you, Madonna

This classic is possibly one of Madonna’s best works. Its lovely and touching lyrics are relatable to those in love and looking to confess how they feel. Crazy for You won Madonna her first Grammy Award nomination and marked the beginning of a new musical era for her.

10. Can’t fight this feeling, REO Speedwagon

This song is about a man who falls in love with a girl he has known for long. He’s gathering up the courage to admit it to himself and express his feelings to her because he can’t hold it in any longer.

Songs About Crushing On Someone

If you’re having a hard time putting to words how you feel about your crush, here are some songs about crushing on someone and expressing your feelings to them.

11. Crush, David Archuleta

This 2008 pop song features a guy who realizes he’s crushing hard. His sweetheart captivates him, and the thought of her thrills him so much that he suspects it is love or something equally powerful. He wonders if she feels the same way too.

12. Bad liar, Selena Gomez

You become a bad liar when you start having feelings for someone but aren’t willing to admit it. “I’m tryin’, I’m tryin’/Not to think about you/I’m tryin’, I’m tryin’ not to give in to you,” Gomez makes it clear that she is badly crushing on someone and that she can’t conceal her attraction.

13. Into you, Ariana Grande

Ariana Grande makes no bones about her feelings, which are “A little bit dangerous/A little bit scandalous” as she wants “A little less conversation and/A little more touch my body.” Ariana croons in this fun and flirtatious track about her desire for some risky, sexy love with her man, whom she is obsessing and crushing over hard.

14. Teardrops on my guitar, Taylor Swift

Taylor wrote this song about a time in high school when she was in love with Drew, who was crushing on someone else and couldn’t stop talking about her. Taylor maintains a cheerful demeanor when Drew seeks her advice, but she is deeply hurt. Taylor would cry at night thinking about Drew, which is why she uses the line, “he’s the reason for the teardrops on my guitar.”

15. Treat you better, Shawn Mendes

In this song, Shawn Mendes tries hard to persuade his love interest to give up her boyfriend and be with him. He believes he can love and care for her more than her current boyfriend. Mendes had feelings for Camila Cabello and drew inspiration from it for this song.

16. Call me maybe, Carly Rae Jepsen

Call Me Maybe talks about developing instant feelings for someone you just met. Jepsen confesses not knowing the guy well enough but is willing to take a chance.

17. I like me better, Lauv

Lauv, who is deeply in love with his girlfriend, expresses how much he values her presence in his life. He believes that he is a better person when he is in her company. The song was inspired by Lauv’s relocation to New York City and subsequent relationship.

18. Crush, Dave Matthews Band

This song is thought to have been inspired by Ashley, Dave’s then-girlfriend and future wife. Crush digs deeper into the narrator’s feelings for his romantic interest. The lines, “Lovely lady, I am at your feet/Oh God, I want you so badly,” convey his strong desire to stay with her regardless of their circumstances.

19. Things I’ll never say, Avril Lavigne

“If I could say what I want to say/ I’d say I want to blow you away,” sings Avril, who has a crush on a guy but gets nervous when she sees him. She can’t seem to find the words to say that she wants to spend the rest of her life with him.

Songs About Liking Someone You Can’t Have

These songs about liking someone you can’t have can serve as the best companion to deal with the frustration of unrequited love.

20. Somebody that I used to know, Gotye

Liking someone you can’t have can be emotionally devastating. Gotye croons this song after a bad breakup and reflects on his previous relationship. While his girlfriend was invested in the relationship, Gotye was not, although he was “addicted” to it. In the song, he laments how they now act like strangers.

21. Can I be him, James Arthur

In this song, James Arthur wishes to switch places with the man in the life of a girl he is crushing on. He believes that man does not deserve her and promises, “I’d never let anyone hurt you.” However, the girl does not appear to share his feelings.

22. Love yourself, Justin Bieber

Like Gotye, Justin Bieber reflects on a previous relationship with a girl who is so self-absorbed that she neglects the man who loves her. He abandons her once he realizes she is no good. This song was presumably written after his breakup with Selena Gomez.

23. It’s a heartache, Bonnie Tyler

When it was released in 1977, this was Tyler’s signature song and one of her best-selling singles of all time. Tyler agonizes over falling in love with someone who did not reciprocate her feelings and the heartbreak that followed. She sings about how love becomes “a fool’s game” when you fall in love with someone, only to discover that it would have never worked out.

24. Moving on and getting over, John Mayer

This song is among the first John Mayer wrote for his album “The Search For Everything” in Spring 2014. The verse has an unusual hook in the form of Mayer haltingly singing, “I still can’t seem to get you off my mind.” This song was inspired by his breakup with Katy Perry, but he’s moved on since, so it’s a happy ending.

25. Grenade, Bruno Mars

Liking someone you can’t have can make anyone feel worthless. Bruno Mars sings about being so in love with a girl that he would catch a grenade, take a shot in the head, or jump in front of a train to demonstrate his love. But he knows that this girl would never do the same for him.

26. You don’t know my name, Alicia Keys

Liking someone you can’t have is bad enough, but what if your crush doesn’t even know about your existence? In the song, Alicia Keys describes her fantasies regarding what a first date and kiss would be like with her crush if only he noticed her.

27. What it takes, Aerosmith

This song talks about a difficult relationship where the girl leaves the guy though he loves her deeply. The lyrics highlight the pain of ending the relationship, and the singer asks what it takes to leave behind someone you loved dearly.

28. All I ask, Adele

Adele begs her boyfriend to grant her one final wish on their last evening together. She is aware that they will be splitting up, but they spend the last night in blithe comfort and self-delusion, enjoying each other’s company one last time.

29. Crush, Mandy Moore

When Mandy Moore sings the lines, “Ooh, I’ve got a crush on you/I hope you feel the way I do,” she admits to being on a rollercoaster as she envisions how wonderful life would be with him beside her. Though he has a girlfriend, she can’t hide away her feelings; whenever she sees him, she loses her mind.

30. You belong with me, Taylor Swift

Taylor Swift sings passionately to her crush as if pleading her case that they belong together and that she is the one for him. On the other hand, her crush has a girlfriend who treats him like an object. She sings about how different she is from the girlfriend but they would make more sense together.

Frequently Asked Questions

1. Why does a guy send you a song?

There might be many reasons a guy refers to or sends a song to you. Some of them include:

  • They like you
  • They want to share their liked songs with you
  • They relate to the song’s emotions and would like to share them with you

2. What does it mean when a guy asks you to listen to a song?

It could be that the guy wants to share how he feels with you through that song and expects that you would feel and reciprocate in the same way as well. However, a guy may also send you a song because he likes it and wants you to also enjoy it. Eventually, it depends on the nature of the relationship you share with him.

For centuries, music and songs have played an essential role in romantic relationships. Songs can, at times, unravel feelings that you were unaware you were experiencing. Moreover, they can also help convey your emotions to your crush. Send the lyrics of one of these songs over text or an audio message or sing it for your crush to give it a personalized romantic touch. In addition, you could keep this list of songs handy and surprise your crush by putting up a performance during a karaoke night.

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Akshay Nair

Akshay is an associate editor and former journalist with over three years of experience. A post graduate in Mass Communication and Journalism, he has strong professional and academic background in the field of content writing and editing. He is also a Certified Relationship Workshop Facilitator for Life Coaches. Akshay interned and worked with various newspapers and the Public Relations Department... more