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The best dating songs

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As a kid, I daydreamed about growing up, falling love, and going through all the rituals of relationships.

To this day, whenever I date someone seriously, I start looking for ways to shoehorn those in. My current boyfriend has his own agenda, though. On a date a few months in, he said he heard a song that reminded him of me. I was half-amused, half-horrified.

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Relationships require compromise, but not on songs. Any of these songs would be the perfect accompaniment to a romantic night with that special someone.

To pick your playlist based on the genre you love, use the links below. Anyone wanting to know what a love song is: The restraint Whitney shows in the beginning of the song only makes The best dating songs more powerful when she gets to the chorus.

Her voice was truly a once-in-a-generation kind of gift. Easy to see why. It actually came from the soulful George Harrison. John Lennon said he thought it was the best song on that album. This blues singer truly made the song her own in InCeline Dion cemented her place as a music legend, dominating the charts for six consecutive weeks. Songwriter Diane Warren said she wrote the song in tribute to her father.

Full of gratitude and rapture, this song expresses the ways that love transforms and uplifts a person. Lead vocalist, Cleveland Duncan, said of the song: But the music and lyrics immediately struck a chord with audiences.

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