10 Must-Listen Long Distance Relationship Songs to Tug on Your Heartstrings

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Long distance relationships can be incredibly challenging and emotional, but music has a way of capturing those feelings like nothing else. To help you on your journey through the highs and lows of long-distance love, we’ve compiled a list of 10 must-listen long distance relationship songs from a variety of genres that are bound to touch your heartstrings.

"I Don’t Wanna Live Forever" — Zayn Malik and Taylor Swift


This pop collaboration reflects the angst and longing often experienced in long distance relationships, with lyrics that showcase the earnest desire to be reunited with a loved one.

"Faithfully" — Journey


A classic rock ballad that embodies the commitment required to make long distance relationships work, "Faithfully" is a beautiful reminder of the power of love and dedication.

"One Call Away" — Charlie Puth


This modern pop hit is all about the unwavering devotion and support that comes with long-distance love, emphasizing that one call is all it takes to bridge the gap.

"Somewhere Out There" — Linda Ronstadt and James Ingram


A heartfelt duet that highlights the comforting thoughts of two people sharing the same sky, even when miles apart, "Somewhere Out There" is perfect for those cherishing a distant love.

"Oceans Apart" — Richard Marx


A heartfelt power ballad that speaks to the complex emotions that arise when two people are oceans apart, the song serves as a reminder of how love can span long distances.

"Jet Lag" — Simple Plan ft. Natasha Bedingfield


Equal parts catchy and emotional, "Jet Lag" chronicles the reality of experiencing time zones apart from the one you love. A modern rock collaboration that offers a relatable perspective.

"Here Without You" — 3 Doors Down


An emotional rock ballad that speaks to the longing and sadness that comes with distance, "Here Without You" is a powerful tribute to those navigating their love from afar.

"I Can Wait Forever" — Simple Plan


An anthem for those who know that love is worth waiting for, "I Can Wait Forever" emphasizes that distance is temporary while true love is everlasting.

"Wish You Were Here" — Pink Floyd


A timeless masterpiece by the legendary Pink Floyd, this introspective song carries the essence of missing someone dearly while longing for their presence.

"Hello" — Adele


Bringing heartbreak to the forefront, Adele's soulful and powerful voice expresses the longing to rekindle a connection once lost due to distance.


These 10 long distance relationship songs span diverse genres and offer a wide array of emotions to help you cherish and appreciate your long-distance love. Keep them close to your heart when the miles seem tough to bear and let the music remind you that true love can triumph in any situation.

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