Reuniting with loved ones is a special moment we all treasure. It’s a chance to reconnect, share stories, and revive old bonds. And what better way to make it unforgettable than with a playlist of nostalgic songs?
Our handpicked selection of R&B, pop, rock, and jazz tracks about reuniting will make your reunion truly memorable. Whether it’s a mix of happiness and sadness or pure joy, these songs will help you hold onto the memories forever.
- 1. “Un-break My Heart” by Toni Braxton
- 2. “Again” by Janet Jackson
- 3. “Hard To Say I’m Sorry” by Chicago
- 4. “I Can’t Help Myself” by Four Tops
- 5. “Four Seasons of Loneliness” by Boyz II Men
- 6. “Let’s Just Fall In Love Again” by Jason Castro
- 7. “Open Arms” by Journey
- 8. “Pillow Talk” by Zayn Malik
- 9. “That Old Feeling” by Frank Sinatra
- 10. “It’s Not Over” by Daughtry
- 11. “Feels Like The First Time” by Foreigner
- 12. “Miss You” by Aaliyah
- 13. “I Want You Back” by The Jackson 5
- 14. “We Belong Together” by Mariah Carey
- 15. “Back In My Arms Again” by The Supremes
- 16. “Looks Like We Made It” by Barry Manilow
- 17. “Time After Time” by Cyndi Lauper
- 18. “Come a Little Closer” by Dierks Bentley
- 19. “Never Gonna Let You Go” by Sergio Mendes
1. “Un-break My Heart” by Toni Braxton
In Toni Braxton’s famous 1996 song, she begs her ex-lover to mend her broken heart and love her again. She passionately expresses her emotional turmoil and reveals that only his return and love can heal her wounded heart.
2. “Again” by Janet Jackson
This song first made its appearance as a closing to the film ‘Poetic Justice’ in 1993 and was released in Janet Jackson’s 5th album later on. Sentimental and soulful, the song talks about reconnecting with an old lover and discovering that the feelings still blaze strongly as ever after all these years.
3. “Hard To Say I’m Sorry” by Chicago
The narrator in this track finds himself clutching onto an already dying relationship. He uses the lyrics in this song to promise to make up for every indiscretion ever committed as he struggles to accept that the relationship has been long gone.
4. “I Can’t Help Myself” by Four Tops
In this sugary and sappy-sounding track, the narrator convinces – almost pleads – the addressee how he can’t help but fall in love again every time he sees her, even though they’re already through.
Perhaps you might have already experienced a love that meant so much to you that you end up seeing their faces everywhere once they leave. The narrator in this song perfectly encapsulates that very feeling, recounting how he’s never going to find someone else like.
6. “Let’s Just Fall In Love Again” by Jason Castro
This upbeat song from 2009 is all about wanting another shot at love. He opens the song with the words, “Let’s pretend,” and expresses how he wants to fall in love again, reminiscing all the things they would have done together. The song conveys how the narrator desires to reclaim the relationship once more, even under the guise of pretense.
7. “Open Arms” by Journey
A ballad sung by the rock legends, Journey tells the story of lovers who have drifted apart over time but eventually find their paths intertwined once more. From there, they realize how much love they held for each other through those years and how they were always meant to be!
8. “Pillow Talk” by Zayn Malik
From the title itself, this catchy pop song talks about intimacy with a significant other, alongside all the affectionate things he wants to do with his lover. It acknowledges that relationships have their ups and downs, but emphasizes that the deep love they share makes it all worthwhile.
9. “That Old Feeling” by Frank Sinatra
A popular song by Frank Sinatra, this one talks about how the narrator remembers the exact same old feeling he has for the addressee. He reminisces about the same old feelings and confesses that she has always held a special place in his heart.
10. “It’s Not Over” by Daughtry
The narrator expresses his intent to start over in the relationship a second time instead of ending it since he can’t seem to let go of it. He pleads about how he understands the reason for the fall-out but still knows in his heart that he’ll never move on without her.
11. “Feels Like The First Time” by Foreigner
This song encapsulates the first-time feeling of love and how the singer has undoubtedly felt it upon being reunited with his special lady. He shares the overwhelming emotions of falling in love for the first time, realizing she’s the one he’s been longing for.
12. “Miss You” by Aaliyah
The late R&B singer Aaliyah takes us back to the time where we once yearned for a long-lost love. The narrator expresses how she often wonders about her former lover and whether he still loves her the same way.
13. “I Want You Back” by The Jackson 5
Apart from being Jackson 5’s first single, this track boldly admits the singer’s regret for not valuing his lover. Its catchy beat transports you to high school, offering a seemingly innocent take on love.
14. “We Belong Together” by Mariah Carey
In this 2005 track, the narrator confronts the harsh reality of loneliness after a break-up. Apart than that, this perfectly describes how you only miss something when it’s gone, with the singer desperately trying to fix a relationship she damaged.
15. “Back In My Arms Again” by The Supremes
Diana Ross sings a Motown song about reuniting with her lover and choosing to keep him, despite her friends’ advice to let him go. She mentions her friends Florence Ballard and Mary Wilson from The Supremes who urge her to end the relationship in the third verse.
16. “Looks Like We Made It” by Barry Manilow
Sometimes we get what we want, just not exactly with someone we once envisioned it with. Barry Manilow expresses this same sentiment very clearly – he is still hung up on the kind of love he had for his old flame despite convincing himself otherwise.
17. “Time After Time” by Cyndi Lauper
Hailed as one of the top quintessential ballads in the ’80s, Lauper’s song is a go-to for the feeling of falling out of love. In this song, it tells a story of a couple drifting apart, yet a glimmer of love remains. The narrator vows to wait, should their partner choose to stay.
18. “Come a Little Closer” by Dierks Bentley
Bentley sings this track as he convinces his lover to try again and work the relationship out. With a heartfelt promise, he plans to mend their past mistakes, stealing a moment of passionate love to make things right.
19. “Never Gonna Let You Go” by Sergio Mendes
This 1983 hit song talks about how the narrator deeply regrets his mistakes in a relationship and passionately strives to win back his partner, vowing to improve himself so completely that she will have no doubts about choosing him again.
These are only some of the songs about reuniting that you can freely listen to as you’re going through such experiences. While reuniting can give you a lot of emotions, from bittersweet ones to nostalgia, angst, or yearning, there’s nothing better than having a great playlist to help you walk through it!