There are many songs about long distance relationships but not all of them have received mainstream popularity. The following five songs were huge hits in recent years.
“Hey There Delilah” by The Plain White T’s
The Plain White T’s scored their first and only #1 hit with this song. A young man sings about his plans for a life together and how wonderful closing the distance will be.
“A Thousand Miles” by Vanessa Carlton
“Cause you know I’d walk a thousand miles / If I could just see you tonight” This song is just Vanessa Carlton, her piano and heartfelt lyrics about missing a loved one.
“Far Away” by Nickelback
Nickelback’s lead singer has a knack for sad lyrics–you can feel the pain in his voice in this 2006 hit song.
“Here Without You” by 3 Doors Down
“But all the miles that separate / Disappear now when I’m dreaming of your face” Lyrics like this make this song great for long-distance relationships. Even when you’re on the road and far from your loved you, you can feel closer to them just by dreaming (or by listening to great songs about long-distance relationships).
“I Knew I Loved You” by Savage Garden
With its chorus starting “I knew I loved you before I met you”, this song is great for people whose relationships began online.
Songs can be a great comfort when you’re missing your significant other, but if you need a longer pick me up, try our list of great long distance relationship movies.