Equal to the passion of loving someone is the feeling of missing someone. Some of the best Hollywood songs that have become eternal are the songs about missing someone. The sense of missing a special one can be both bitter and sweet; it reminds you of what role that particular person played in your life. Most things are treasured only when they are lost and rightly so in this situation; the right song plays a vital role. Here are some of the best songs about missing someone that we have collected primarily for those special moments:
1. “Wake Me Up When September Ends” By Green Day
The story of two lovers consoling each other even though they know for a fact that someday one will have to leave. The song begins with a passionate exchange of words between a young boy and a beautiful girl amidst beautiful yellow blooms. The song is a description of love throughout the year bearing the different seasons that grow in the relation. But then the moment finally arrives when summer comes past and things dry up, life takes a sharp turn. The hero asks his lover to wake him up when all this ends. The song was in the album named ‘American Idiot’ and was released in the year 2004.
2. “Wish You Were Here” By Avril Lavigne
This song from the album ‘Goodbye Lullaby’ is popular among broken hearts. This song is simply beautiful, the beats, Avril’s deep voice and the truly meaningful words. Anyone can easily connect to the song. The lover is recollecting the memories made together. A girl who is otherwise healthy and sturdy is weakened because he is not here to pacify her. Her only desire, her only wish is that he was here. Although she does try to let it go, then she knows that’s not going to be easy.
3. “Yesterday” By Paul Maccartney
The album was named ‘Help, ’ and it was released in the year 1965 by the popular band ‘The Beatles.’ There have been over 2200 cover songs of this song, but nothing comes closer to this original one. A young boy, Paul played this song on a guitar in front of a hall full of audience. They couldn’t stop cheering as each line was filled with heartbreaking words. Although Paul was very young, his voice had the maturity to handle the emotions that the phrase depicted.
4. “I Don’t Want To Miss A Thing” By Aerosmith
The song is intense balled by the band Aerosmith and it is so captivating that you can feel the love of the lover. It was the first song from a band in 28 years to win the top position on the US Billboard Hot 100. You can listen to it over and over again. It truly is an experience in itself. For five straight weeks, this song stayed at the top most rank and not just in the US but also in other countries. When you miss someone, you do not want to miss watching that person for even a second by closing your eyes or even sleeping and that is what this song is all about.
5. “I’m Ready” By Bryan Adams
This song from the album ‘Cuts like a Knife’ was from the year 1983 and revolves around what all the lover is ready for but only if he had got a chance. It topped the chart in many countries including Canada, Belgium, Germany, Netherlands and UK.
6. “Someone Like You” By Adele
She needs no introduction and her voice has gained fame all over because of the kind of intensity it carries along. It came out in her ‘Album 21’ in the year 2011. The lyrics are simple and the backdrop of the song is to move on in life if the other one has left you. It made a special place in our hearts and remains there.
7. “When I Was Your Man” By Bruno Mars
Your heart breaks when you listen to Bruno sings ‘my baby’s dancing but with another man,’ it reminds you how not caring for your partner and not giving enough can take back from you what you never cared for. The singer sings about simple things like buying flowers and holding hands which go a long way in securing the relationship when he was her man. The song was from the album ‘Unorthodox Jukebox’ and was released in the year 2012.
8. “Always” By Bon Jovi
The song from the album ‘Cross Road’ was published in the year 1994 and was a huge hit as millions of copies were sold in the US and much more all around the globe. The story is about how two passionate lovers end their love when one cheats the other and the other also does it back with the intention of seeking revenge, but all ends in a bad way and love loses the battle. You can see the videos over and again, which leaves you with only one message that love needs patience and trust to keep going.
9. “Escape” By Enrique Iglesias
The album is called ‘Escape’ and was released in the year 2001. The beats are of the pop genre which makes it fun to listen to but then the intense emotions in Enrique’s voice and the lyrics of the song tell a different tale of emotions. The passionate love between the two who do not care at all about where they are and who is watching them. This song then comes to the rescue of these two who are away from one another and miss each other’s company.
10. “Hey There Delilah” By Plain White T’s
This song is for hardcore New Yorkers who are in a long distance relationship with their love miles away. A modern day love story where lovers are separated as the one is out there earning the big bucks. But money does not provide healing to a broken heart which naturally wants to return to the beloved lover. The lover is trying to console her and his heart by saying that there are many ways to get back to her and if that does not work he could walk up to her and that she is still beautiful to him. The song was from the album ‘All That We Needed’ and came out in the year 2005.