The 25 Songs To Play When Missing A Loved One In 2023

1. “I’m Gonna Miss You When You’re Gone,” Patti Griffin

Favorite Lyric:
“There’s gonna be some rainy Sundays wishing and wondering, when I’ll see you again.”

2. ‘Ain’t No sunshine’” Bill Withers

“And she’s always gone too long, anytime she goes away.”

3. “Darling Be Home Soon,” The Lovin’ Spoonful

Favorite Lyric:
“I’ve been waiting since I toddled for the great relief of having you to talk to.”

4. “The Bed’s Too Big Without You,” The Police

Favorite Lyric:
“I get through day but late at night.
Made love to my pillow but it didn’t feel right.”

5. “Where Are You Tonight?” Bob Dylan

Favorite Lyric:
“The truth was obscure,
too profound and too pure,
to live it you have to explode.”

6. “The First Days of Spring,” Noah and the Whale

Favorite Lyric:
“And though I love you, and you know that.
Well, I no longer know what that’s worth.”

7. “Stardust,” Nat King Cole

Favorite Lyric:
“Love is now the stardust of yesterday, the music of the years gone by.”

8. “ Wish You Were Here,” Pink Floyd

Favorite Lyric:
“We’re just two lost souls  swimming in a fish bowl year after year.”

9. “ Missing,” Beck

Favorite Lyric:
“Something always takes the place of missing pieces you can take and put together even though you know there’s something missing.”

10. “ Sweet Dreams Of  You,” Patsy Cline

Favorite Lyric:
“I should hate you the whole night through
instead of having sweet dreams about you.”

11. “The Sun Ain’t Gonna Shine Anymore,” The Walker Brothers

Favorite Lyric:
“Emptiness is the place you’re in.
Nothing to lose, but no more to win.”

12. “Can’t Get Used To Missing You,” Andy Williams

Favorite Lyric:
“I’ll find somebody, wait and see.
Who am I kiddin’, only me.”

13. “ Fire and Rain,” James Taylor

Favorite Lyric:
“I’ve seen lonely times when I could not find a friend.
|But I always thought that I’d see you again.”

14. “ Rosanna,” Toto

Favorite Lyric:
“I didn’t know you were looking for more than I could ever be.”

15. “ The Sound Of  Your Memory,” Willie Nelson

Favorite Lyric:
“And ever since I met you my life’s been a song.
A sad song, a love song with hate in between.”

16. “Don’t Find Another Love,” Tegan and Sara

Favorite Lyric:
“You can find me on the edge tonight.
You could talk me off the ledge tonight. If you wanted to.”

17. “ Yesterday,” The Beatles

Favorite Lyric:
“Yesterday love was such an easy game to play.
Now I need a place to hide away.”

18. “The Promise,” Tracy Chapman

Favorite Lyric:
“If you miss me once in a while, then I’ll return to you.
I’ll return and fill that space in your heart.”

19. “These Days,” Jackson Browne

Favorite Lyric:
“Now if I seem to be afraid to live the life I have made in song.
Well, it’s just that I’ve been losing so long.”

20. “Reminds Me Of You,” Van Morrison

Favorite Lyric:
“I miss you so much, when I’m singing my song.”

21. “I Miss You,” Beyoncé

Favorite Lyric:
“It don’t matter who you are.
It’s so simple a feeling. But it’s everything”

22. “ Wishing The Days Away,” Billy Brag

Favorite Lyric:
“There’s always room for one more soul down in the human zoo.
I don’t want you to come here though. I want to come home to you.”

23. “ Once I Was,” Tim Buckley

Favorite Lyric:
“Once I was a lover, and I searched behind your eyes for you.
And soon there’ll be another, to tell you I was just a lie.”

24. “ These Foolish Things,” Sam Cooke

Favorite Lyric:
“Oh, how the ghost of you clings.”

25. ‘ Thinking About You,” Radiohead

Favorite Lyric:
“I’m played out and bleed to please you.”

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