20 Songs About Soulmates

The question “Do soulmates exist?” has fascinated people for ages, going way back to Plato’s time. Plato himself talked about it, saying we’re each a part of a whole and always searching for our perfect match.

Finding out what a soulmate really is can be tricky. And trying to find yours? Even trickier. So, do they exist, and how can you find yours? It’s not a simple answer, but as you grow, you might just discover your perfect match.

Musicians often use songs to express their love for their soulmates. These songs share personal moments and feelings.

In this playlist, we’ll check out 20 awesome songs that capture the idea of soulmates.

20 Songs About Soulmates

1. “Couldn’t Love You More” by John Martyn

“Couldn’t Love You More” by John Martyn is a heartfelt song that expresses deep, unconditional love. It’s is a beautiful blend of folk, jazz, and blues

The lyrics describe a person who is willing to do extraordinary things for his beloved, like kissing the sun from the sky, enduring lies, and staying out in the rain all night. 

With lines like “And if you wasted all of your time on me,” and “Just couldn’t love you more,” the song beautifully captures the idea of soulmates whose love knows no limits and cannot be measured.

2. “Love of a Lifetime” by FireHouse

“Love of a Lifetime” by FireHouse is a touching song that celebrates finding a soulmate and experiencing true love.

The lyrics convey the idea that the time was right for two people to come together and commit to living their lives together day by day, with lines like “We’d take our time and live our lives together day by day.”

They make wishes and send them on prayers, believing that their dreams can come true through the love they share.

Together, they celebrate their deep and everlasting love, singing, “I finally found the love of a lifetime, a love to last my whole life through.” 

3. “God Gave Me You” by Blake Shelton

“God Gave Me You” by Dave Barnes is a heartfelt song that explores the idea of finding profound connection and support in a soulmate. It was released in 2010 as the lead single from the album “What We Want, What We Get.”

The song expresses deep gratitude and love for a significant other, seen as a divine gift. Barnes acknowledges personal imperfections and emphasizes the redeeming power of love.

He thanks a higher power for the presence of a soulmate during life’s challenges, singing, “God gave me you for the ups and downs, for the days of doubt. And for when I think I lost my way, there are no words here left to say, it’s true. God gave me you.”

4. “SoulMate” by Justin Timberlake

“SoulMate” by Justin Timberlake is a song that explores the concept of soulmates in a different way.

In this song, the idea of soulmates is not about lifelong partners, but rather about a temporary and intense connection with someone for a single night.

The lyrics describe a strong attraction and deep connection between the singer and someone he’s just met, with lines like “I love your heartbeat givin’ me rhythm” and “Let me be your soulmate for the night.” The singer talks about feeling the other person’s unique energy and frequency, and how he wants to be that person’s soulmate for the night. 

The song suggests the idea that soulmates can provide meaningful connections, even if they are only temporary and happen in a specific moment in time. 

5. “Soulmate” By Natasha Bedingfield

In Natasha Bedingfield’s 2007 song, “Soulmate,” the singer expresses a deep longing to find her perfect match, someone who truly understands and complements her.

She reflects on the idea of a soulmate, someone who knows how to love without needing to be told, and wonders if such a person is already in her life, perhaps right in front of her or in disguise.

The lyrics convey her distress and frustration with lines like “Who doesn’t long for someone to hold” and “Somebody, tell me why I’m on my own.” She questions why she’s still waiting for that special someone.

The song suggests that most relationships in the singer’s life have been temporary, and she longs for a permanent and genuine connection.

6. “At Last” by Etta James

“At Last” by Etta James, released in 1960, is a song that celebrates the joy and euphoria of finding one’s true love, a soulmate. The lyrics convey the profound happiness and relief that come with the arrival of this special person in the singer’s life, as expressed in lines like “My love has come along, My lonely days are over.”

The song begins with the declaration that the singer’s love has finally arrived, bringing an end to her lonely days. Life takes on a new, joyous quality, akin to the feeling of a beautiful song. The skies above are described as blue, symbolizing brighter and happier days ahead with her soulmate by her side.

This newfound love is described as a dream she can call her own and a thrill she’s never known before. She sings, “I found a dream, that I could speak to, A dream that I can call my own.”

7. “Perfect” by Ed Sheeran

“Perfect” by Ed Sheeran is a heartfelt ballad that expresses the deep and unconditional love the singer has for his wife-to-be, Cherry Seaborn. The song celebrates their love story and the idea of soulmates, based on how they met and fell in love.

The lyrics describe how Sheeran found a love that was meant for him, with lines like “I found a love, for me, Darling, just dive right in and follow my lead.” He sees her as a beautiful and sweet person, and he realizes that she was the one he had been waiting for all along.

However, he feels a bit undeserving of her love and beauty, with lines like “Now I know I have met an angel in person, And she looks perfect.”

The song reflects on the fact that they were young when they first fell in love, not fully understanding the depth of their feelings, but now they are determined to hold onto their love and make it last.

8. “You’re Still the One” by Shania Twain

“You’re Still the One” by Shania Twain is a classic song that celebrates the enduring love between two people, despite external criticisms and doubts.

The song was co-written by Shania Twain and her then-husband, Robert John “Mutt” Lange, and it was inspired by their own marriage.

At the time, there was a significant age difference between them, with Lange being 17 years older than Twain. This age gap, along with accusations that Twain was using Lange to further her career, led to criticisms and skepticism from others.

However, the lyrics of the song convey a deep and unwavering love between the couple, with lines like “When I first saw you, I saw love” and “You’re still the one I run to, The one that I belong to.”

Twain expresses her commitment and devotion to her partner, declaring that he is still the soulmate she loves, dreams of, and kisses goodnight. 

9. “Forever” by Ben Harper

“Forever” by Benjamin Harper explores the idea of finding a soulmate whom one can share a lasting and meaningful connection that stands the test of time. 

The lyrics suggest that the idea of forever is often associated with beginnings, but it tends to fade as time goes on, as depicted in lines like “Forever always seems to be around when things begin but forever never seems to be around when things end.”

Despite this, the singer seeks a love that is genuine and enduring, asking for his partner’s forever and nothing less. He sings, “So give me your forever, Please your forever, Not a day less will do from you.”

10. “Stand By Me” By Ben E. King

“Stand by Me” is a song co-written by Ben E. King in 1961. The lyrics express the idea of unwavering love and support between soulmates, with lines like “No, I won’t be afraid, just as long as you stand, stand by me.”

The singer draws strength from this companionship to overcome challenges, and even if the world around him crumbles, he won’t cry or shed a tear, as long as his loved one stands by him.

He sings: “Should tumble and fall, Or the mountain should crumble to the sea, I won’t cry, I won’t cry No, I won’t shed a tear, Just as long as you stand Stand by me.”

11. “I Just Called to Say I Love You” by Stevie Wonder

“I Just Called to Say I Love You” by Stevie Wonder is a heartfelt ballad that celebrates a genuine affection that is not tied to specific occasions or extravagant gestures.

Instead, the singer wants to express his love for his soulmate on an ordinary day, as expressed in the lines: “But what it is, is something true, Made up of these three words that I must say to you, I just called to say I love you.”

The lyrics describe how there are no traditional celebrations like New Year’s Day, chocolates, or special occasions needed to express love. The singer emphasizes that today is just like any other day, and he is calling solely to convey his feelings.

The simplicity of the message, “I just called to say I love you,” is a testament to the power of genuine and unconditional love.

12. “(There Is) No Greater Love” by Amy Winehouse

In the classic jazz standard “There Is No Greater Love,” originally composed by Isham Jones and Marty Symes in 1936, the lyrics express a deep affection for a soulmate, making it a timeless ode to love and affection.

In the song, the singer portrays the exceptional bond and describes the beloved as the sweetest thing ever known, singing, “There is no greater love than what I feel for you, no sweeter song, no heart so true.” 

13. “You Belong with Me” by Taylor Swift

“You Belong with Me” by Taylor Swift is a heartfelt anthem about finding your true soulmate. From the 2008 “Fearless” album, it tells a story of unrequited love and the yearning for a connection beyond surface appearances.

In the lyrics, she portrayed herself as a ‘girl-next-door’ character with hidden feelings for a close male friend, whom she understood but who was in a relationship with a popular yet ‘snobby, ridiculous, overrated girl’.

In the lines like “If you could see that I’m the one who understands you, been here all along, so why can’t you see? You belong with me,” Taylor Swift express the universal longing to be acknowledged as the perfect match for someone’s heart and soul.

14. “A Thousand Years” by Christina Perri

“A Thousand Years” by Christina Perri is a beautiful ballad about finding one’s eternal soulmate, written for The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 1, the song expresses the depth of love with resonant lyrics.

Perri’s ethereal vocals convey the depth of love and the courage it takes to open oneself to such a profound connection, as seen in lines like “How can I love when I’m afraid to fall?”

The song reflects the idea that love transcends time, with the belief that “I have loved you for a thousand years, I’ll love you for a thousand more.” 

15. “Crazy for You” by Adele

“Crazy For You” by Adele is an enchanting ballad about finding a soulmate. Set against a soothing G Major guitar melody, Adele’s lyrics express a deep sense of longing and infatuation.

In the song, she confesses to feeling a bit crazy, but only for this particular person, singing, “Turns me crazy, but it’s you who makes me lose my head.” 

The chorus beautifully captures the whirlwind of emotions in love, with Adele singing, “Tell me to run and I’ll race, if you want me gone, I’ll leave, just hold me closer, baby, and make me crazy for you.”

16. “Lucky” By Jason Mraz Ft. Colbie Caillat

“Lucky” by Jason Mraz is not only a feel-good song but also a romantic and soulful duet celebrating the commitment between soulmates, even when they are apart.

The lyrics convey the deep connection and happiness of being in love with lines like “Lucky I’m in love with my best friend.” Their love is not just romantic but that of best friends as well, and it can transcend distance.

Despite being physically apart, they long for each other and promise to wait, expressing, “I’ll wait for you, I promise you, I will.”

17. “Can’t Help Falling in Love” by Elvis Presley

“Can’t Help Falling in Love” by Elvis Presley is a timeless classic that beautifully explores the idea of soulmates and the deep, irresistible pull of love. Released in 1961 as part of his album “Blue Hawaii,” the song has since become synonymous with romance and enduring love.

The singer acknowledges the wisdom in the saying that only fools rush into love, but despite that, he can’t help but fall deeply in love with the person he’s singing to, as expressed in lines like “But I can’t help falling in love with you.”

The song also touches upon the notion that some things in life are meant to be, just like a river naturally flows into the sea. It portrays the idea that two people are drawn together by destiny or fate, and their connection is undeniable. He sings, “Like a river flows, Surely to the sea, Darling, so it goes, Some things are meant to be.”

In the end, the singer expresses his willingness to commit his entire life to his soulmate, emphasizing that he can’t help but fall in love with her.

18. “Better Together” by Jack Johnson

“Better Together” by Jack Johnson is a song that expresses how everything becomes better and more meaningful when you are with your soulmate.

The song portrays the belief that wonderful moments become more profound when shared with a special someone, and even in difficult times, having that person by your side makes the challenges feel less daunting, as conveyed in lines like, “I’ll tell you one thing, it’s always better when we’re together.”

The singer acknowledges that there are no words or songs that can fully describe the depth of his feelings, but he tries to convey his love and devotion for his partner, singing, “There’s no combination of words I could put on the back of a postcard.”

He compares their dreams to real things, like a shoebox of sepia-toned photographs, illustrating the tangible and heartfelt nature of their connection.

19. “The One That Got Away” by Katy Perry

“Your Song” by Elton John, first released in 1970, is a timeless classic love ballad that quickly reached international success by hitting the Top 10 charts worldwide.

The song has become an anthem for soulmates due to its romantic lyrics, including the unforgettable line, “How wonderful life is while you’re in the world.”

The lyrics of the song describe a heartfelt confession of love and gratitude, with lines like “My gift is my song, and this one’s for you.” 

Throughout the song, he expresses how his love is inspired by the presence of his soulmate, and he hopes that his words capture the beauty of their connection.

20. “Amazed” by Lonestar

“Amazed” by Lonestar is a timeless country classic known for its unwavering message of undying love that can exist between soulmates. 

The song expresses the deep admiration the singer feels for his partner, with lines like, “Every time our eyes meet, this feelin’ inside me, is almost more than I can take.” Despite life’s challenges and setbacks, the heartfelt lyrics convey how genuine love can endure over time.

The singer is continually amazed by his partner’s love and presence, feeling like it’s the first time every time they are together. He expresses the desire to spend the rest of his life with his beloved, confident that love will only keep getting better. He sings, “I wanna spend the rest of my life with you by my side, forever and ever.”

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