10 of the top songs for Valentine's Day

25 Jan 2017

If music be the language of love, then these 10 tracks will sweep your other half off their feet

There’s a song for every love story. With Valentine’s Day fast approaching, it’s time to express your feelings for your loved ones or for those you secretly admire. What better and easier way to do this than to say it through song?

Buyagift has created an online Mixtape to create your own personalised playlist and to mark the launch, Buyagift shares some much-loved tracks, counting down to reveal the most heart-stopping favourites. So whether you’re feeling ‘Crazy in Love’ with someone or in an ‘Endless Love’ with your childhood sweetheart, let the melodies do the talking….

10.  Bless the Broken Road - Rascal Flatts

Happily ever after: Do you believe in the signs? Sometimes things happen for a reason or you need to go through certain things in your life to lead you on the right path to where you’re meant to be. More often than not the road is not a smooth one, but this uplifting track by Rascal Flatts makes you appreciate every glitch along the way that has led you into the arms of your special someone.  

9. Just the way you are – Bruno Mars

Perfect match: Everyone has their own personal insecurities but love sees no boundaries or flaws. Bruno Mars says it best in his upbeat track of telling someone you love them just the way they are.

8. You’re still the one – Shania Twain

Childhood sweetheart: The grass isn’t always greener on the other side. If you’re in a long-term relationship, committed marriage or still with your childhood sweetheart, this classic Shania Twain love song, released in 1997, perfectly describes that you’ve found your soul mate for life.  

7. Wonderful tonight – Eric Clapton

Early days: Are you planning a romantic Valentine’s dinner, going on a first date or enjoying a cosy evening indoors together? Don’t forget to tell your Valentine how ‘wonderful’ they look. Compliments are always appreciated.

6. I don’t want to miss a thing – Aerosmith

Inseparable couple: Can’t bear to be apart from your other half? This heartfelt song, performed by rock band Aerosmith and featured in the 1998 movie Armageddon, really pulls on your heart strings. The song perfectly describes that anguished feeling of not wanting to miss any precious moments with your significant other.    

5. Endless Love – Lionel Richie and Diana Ross

One and only: An oldie but a worthy addition to the list. Released in 1981, it’s no surprise this classic love song has been chosen countless times by couples as their first wedding dance. It’s the ultimate declaration of love.

4. Crazy in Love - Beyoncé

Unpredictable romance: Relationships come with their fair share of highs and lows and can completely throw you off track. That crazy, unexplained feeling when you’re head over heels in love with someone is summed up superbly in Beyoncé’s phenomenal Crazy in Love tune.  

3. Everything I do, I do it for you – Bryan Adams

Devoted couple: Love leads the way. This ultimate love song, which spent a staggering 16 weeks at number one, shows that when you’ve found your reason for being, you’ll do anything for the one you love.

2. Love me like you do – Ellie Goulding 

Loved up: Featured on the soundtrack to the much talked about Fifty Shades of Grey film, this catchy song gives you the confidence to win over your loved one this Valentine’s Day.     

1. Thinking out loud – Ed Sheeran

Meant to be: The first single to spend a full year in the UK top 40, this modern-day love song tops this list of the ultimate Valentine’s Day songs. The perfect choice for when love is in the air.

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