Ultimate Playlist: 20 Songs to Slow Dance To

My parents are those parents that are so in love that they give me serious relationship goals all the time. I don’t remember how old I was exactly when I saw them slow dance in the kitchen, but it sparked me to create this list of incredibly beautiful ballads that you should slow dance with your partner to. Enjoy!

Number Twenty: “Against All Odds” – Phil Collins. Most romantic lyric: “You’re the only one who really knew me at all.”

Number Nineteen: “Endless Love” – Lionel Richie & Diana Ross. Most romantic lyric: “My love there’s only you in my life / The only thing that’s bright.”

Number Eighteen: “How Will I Know” – Sam Smith. Most romantic lyric: “Oh it’s you I know / You’re the one I dream of.”

Number Seventeen: “I’m a Fire” – David Nail. Most romantic lyric: “You put the beat in my heart / You put the smile on my face.”

Number Sixteen: “Chasing Cars” – Snow Patrol. Most romantic lyric: “If I lay here / If I just lay here / Would you lie with me? / And just forget the world.”

Number Fifteen: “Because You Loved Me” – Celine Dion. Most romantic lyric: “You’re the one who held me up / Never let me fall / You’re the one who saw me through / Through it all.”

Number Fourteen: “Lady in Red” – Chris De Burgh. Most romantic lyric: “Lady in red is dancing with me cheek to cheek / There’s nobody here / It’s just you and me / It’s where I want to be.”

Number Thirteen: “Hey Pretty Girl” – Kip Moore. Most romantic lyric: “Hey pretty girl can I have this dance? / And the next one after that / Gonna make you mine there’s a real good chance / Hey pretty girl can I have this dance?”

Number Twelve: “A Thousand Years” – Christina Perri. Most romantic lyric: “And I have died every day waiting for you / Darling don’t be afraid I’ve loved you for a thousand years / I’ll love you for a thousand more.”

Number Eleven: “I Want to Know What Love Is” – Foreigner. Most romantic lyric: “I want to know what love is / I want you to show me.”

Number Ten: “Latch (Acoustic)” – Sam Smith. Most romantic lyric: “How do you do it? / You got me losing every breath / What did you give me to make my heart bleed out my chest?”

Number Nine: “Yours” – Russell Dickerson. Most romantic lyric: “I came to life when I first kissed you / The best me has his arms around you / You make me better than I was before / Thank God I’m yours.”

Number Eight: “Tenerife Sea” – Ed Sheeran. Most romantic lyric: “Should this be the last thing I see / I want you to know it’s enough for me.”


Number Seven: “Mama’s Song” – Carrie Underwood. Most romantic lyric: “Because he is good, so good / And he treats your little girl like a real man should.”

Number Six: “I Just Called to Say I Love You” – Stevie Wonder. Most romantic lyric: “I just called to say I love you / And I mean it from the bottom of my heart.”

Number Five: “I Knew I Loved You” – Savage Garden. Most romantic lyric: “Maybe it’s intuition but something’s you just don’t question / Like in your eyes I see my future in an instant / And here it goes, I think I found my best friend.”

Number Four: “Teenage Dream” – Boyce Avenue. Most romantic lyric: “Before you met me I was alright / Things were kinda heavy but you brought me to life.”

Number Three: “I’ll Be” – Edwin McCain. Most romantic lyric: “I’ll be the greatest fan of your life.”

Number Two: “Die a Happy Man” – Thomas Rhett. Most romantic lyric: “Baby that red dress brings me to my knees / Oh but that black dress makes it hard to breathe / You’re a saint, you’re a goddess, the cutest, the hottest masterpiece / It’s too good to be true nothin’ better than you in my wildest dreams.”

Number One: “Green Eyes” – Coldplay. Most romantic lyric: “I came here with a load and it feels so much lighter now I met you.”