We’ve come up with a list of 20 songs in different genres that mention the “heart” in the lyrics. It includes the link so you can immediately listen to the song after each description.
Here are 20 songs with the word heart in the title to give you those sweet and romantic vibes.
- 1. “My Heart Will Go On” by Celine Dion
- 2. “Stereo Hearts” by Gym Class Heroes
- 3. “Where Do Broken Hearts Go” by One Direction
- 4. “Anyone Who Had a Heart” by Dusty Springfield
- 5. “All Of My Heart” by ABC
- 6. “Foolish Heart” by Steve Perry
- 7. “Take These Chains From My Heart” by Ray Charles
- 8. “Heart Of Gold” by Neil Young
- 9. “Bonfire Heart” by James Blunt
- 10. “Let your Heart Dance” by Secret Affair
- 11. “This Is How a Heart Breaks” by Rob Thomas
- 12. “Straight from the Heart” by Bryan Adams
- 13. “Raining In My Heart” by Buddy Holly
- 14. “Heart Break” by Lady Antebellum
- 15. “Don’t Go Breaking My Heart” by Elton John and Kiki Dee
- 16. “Tearin’ Up My Heart” by NSync
- 17. “Heart Of The Sunrise” by Yes
- 18. “You’re in my Heart” by Rod Stewart
- 19. “Unbreak My Heart” by Toni Braxton
- 20. “I’ll Never Break Your Heart” by Backstreet Boys
- Final Words
1. “My Heart Will Go On” by Celine Dion
This song is considered one of the most romantic songs ever since its release. It is an intimate reminder to everyone that life needs to be lived to the fullest. The beautiful lyrics carry the message that life can be filled with hardships and they may not get what their heart desires but they must go on.
Celine Dion’s powerful vocals make sure that the audience understands the importance of persevering and surviving. The song starts softly and slowly builds up till it ends on a very strong tone and high notes.
2. “Stereo Hearts” by Gym Class Heroes
In this song the heart is represented by a stereo wherein you can tune in and listen to whatever beat and music it can play. It talks about how the heart beats differently for people it loves. The lyrics suggest that if you listen closely enough, you will understand the real feelings of love and its intentions.
It also entices the listener to be happy that the heart of the singer beats for her. Adam Levines’ vocals were added to the chorus of the song to give it an upbeat and happy melody.
3. “Where Do Broken Hearts Go” by One Direction
This is a song that dwells on sadness caused by a broken heart. The song speaks about the regret of being lonely because of losing someone you love and the memories that linger with the heartache.
Despite the melancholy lyrics, the song has an upbeat feel and it made a big splash on the music scene when it was first released.
4. “Anyone Who Had a Heart” by Dusty Springfield
Anyone Who Had a Heart is a very emotional song that speaks about feelings of despair. The lyrics talk about the heart and how it needs to be loved and taken care of. The ideal match for a loving heart is a person who is pure and capable of loving another being in return.
Other versions of the song made a good rendition but this classic rendition by Dusty Springfield gave it a more emotional vibe.
5. “All Of My Heart” by ABC
This is a classic song for all those people who find themselves in love with someone who doesn’t reciprocate their feelings. The song discusses the hopelessness that comes in a situation like that and all those wishful thoughts that we waste time and effort on.
The song is a subtle nod to move on and use the energy to find people who will love you in return.
6. “Foolish Heart” by Steve Perry
So often we find ourselves taking risks and doing outrageous things just to get the love of someone who may not feel the same way about us. This song talks about all the foolish things the heart makes us do and the risks we take.
In this song, Steve Perry tells his listeners to stay calm and avoid getting hurt again by putting too much effort but not being loved in return. It’s telling the heart that you should stop beating for someone because you’ve been wrong before, don’t be wrong anymore.
7. “Take These Chains From My Heart” by Ray Charles
This singer is talking to his unrequited love and asking they free them from all those feelings of love that have kept him chained. It is a request that they be freed from this bond so they can also move on and find someone they deserve.
The song talks about the unwanted feeling of love that a person needs to stop to avoid getting hurt again.
8. “Heart Of Gold” by Neil Young
This song refers to a person with a heart of gold. The singer is on a journey to find someone who is compassionate and kind. Neil Young approves of love where you find someone who never gets tired of giving.
9. “Bonfire Heart” by James Blunt
James Blunt is talking about a new love that caused a spark and livened up the darkness around him like a bonfire lights up the night. This is a catchy song is about togetherness and love that makes a person happy,
10. “Let your Heart Dance” by Secret Affair
This feel-good classic song is about letting it all out for joy and dancing to your heart’s content! There are no certain rules in this life and all you need to do is to let your heart dance.
The lyrics of the song talk about freedom and the heart needs to be able to do all that it desires to for it to be happy.
11. “This Is How a Heart Breaks” by Rob Thomas
Rob Thomas speaks about the process of being in love. At first, we think that it’s everything we ever dreamed of as it captures and inspires us but then we realise that everything is not as it appears. The song is a tribute to broken hearts and all the disappointment that comes when you feel let down in love.
12. “Straight from the Heart” by Bryan Adams
Bryan Adams believes that we should tell our feelings directly if we feel them. The singer uses his lyrics and strong vocals to convey that if we are lucky enough in love, we must be frank about telling somebody what we feel.
13. “Raining In My Heart” by Buddy Holly
The rain in this song is used to describe the tears in the heart when we lose someone we love. The song talks about the sadness deep inside and holding back the tears because of heartache from somebody that is gone.
Just like you cannot stop the rain, you cannot stop the tears that flow out of your eyes after losing someone you love.
14. “Heart Break” by Lady Antebellum
This song is for all those who think they can only be happy if they are in a relationship. The songwriter wants you to know that you are enough for yourself and can find happiness on your own. This song tells you to take a break from relationships because your heart deserves a break.
15. “Don’t Go Breaking My Heart” by Elton John and Kiki Dee
This Elton John classic talks about letting somebody into your life and making them promise that they will not break your heart. It’s a light and joyful song about opening your heart to love and happiness.
16. “Tearin’ Up My Heart” by NSync
One of NSync’s most famous videos, the song talks about the pain of being in a relationship with someone and the hurt you feel when they go. It feels like someone is tearing up your heart from the inside and the pain is unbearable and you cannot decide whether to stay or go away.
17. “Heart Of The Sunrise” by Yes
Heart Of The Sunrise is a very uplifting song that tells its listeners to pursue all of their dreams while our society tries to hold them back to conform to their standards. It is a motivating song that encourages people to listen to their heart and follow their dreams like the power and energy of the sunrise.
18. “You’re in my Heart” by Rod Stewart
This classic song by Rod Stewart is a powerful rendition for a person you love. The song discusses how the singer fell in love with the physical attributes but then slowly started noticing personality traits.
The songwriter is full of praises for every trait of their loved one. The song is a perfect tribute for people in love and how you want to grow old with them if you are lucky enough to find such love. It speaks about how you adore that person so much that they become a natural part of you.
19. “Unbreak My Heart” by Toni Braxton
This song tells about the desperation of letting someone return to your life and undo the damages that they caused by “unbreaking” your heart. It is hoping for somebody that will bring comfort in your life after causing heartache. It is a very emotional song and you can feel the need of the singer to be loved.
The soulful lyrics and Toni Brqaxton’s powerful vocals have the power to move anyone who has experienced heartache.
20. “I’ll Never Break Your Heart” by Backstreet Boys
The Backstreet Boys made a splash with this song as it became an anthem for lovers. It is heartening to hear a group of boys promise to forever love and care and not cause any heartache to their lady love.
The singer beseeches their loved one for a chance so they shower them with happiness. It’s a guarantee of unconditional love translated into this song which makes it appealing and a crowd favourite.
There we have it! The list of the songs with the word Heart in the title never fails to hit the spot! We hope you feel the heart of each song on the list and get a chance to see the video linked in the description.
We have tried to include a wide variety of songs from different genres and different phases of the heart. There is something for everyone in this list. The lyrics and the way they were interpreted by the artist will not fail to touch your heart. As we all know, putting your heart into everything that you do makes it worthwhile.