Songs about getting back together and reuniting with a lost love are a common theme in music. Whether it is a relationship breakdown, separation, or divorce, these songs express the hope and desire to revive a relationship that was once meaningful and fulfilling.
About Our Getting Back Together Playlist
We have listed some of the most popular songs in reunited love for you in this playlist. Join your recovered love in listening to these beautiful and sometimes emotional songs.
These songs capture the emotions of regret, nostalgia, longing, and forgiveness that often accompany the process of reconciliation.
Let’s highlight our top songs on this playlist!
“Angels Cry” by Mariah Carey ft. Ne-Yo
Angels Cry is a song by American singer Mariah Carey, featuring R&B singer Ne-Yo. It was released as the second single from her twelfth studio album, Memoirs of an Imperfect Angel, in 2010.
The song is a ballad about a broken relationship that both partners want to mend. The lyrics express the hope that their love can overcome the pain and make the angels cry tears of joy.
The song was well received by critics, who praised Carey’s vocals and the duet with Ne-Yo. It also performed well in the music charts, reaching the top ten in Brazil, Japan, and South Korea, and the top twenty in Canada and the US.
“Back To December” by Taylor Swift
Back to December is a song by American singer and songwriter Taylor Swift, released in 2010.
The song is about regretting a broken relationship and apologizing to an ex-lover. It was written by Swift herself and produced by Swift and Nathan Chapman.
The song was released on Oct. 12, 2010, as a promotional single from the album Speak Now. The song is a power ballad that combines country and pop, and it features orchestral strings.
Back To December was well received by music critics, who praised the maturity of the lyrics and the production. The song reached sixth place on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 and third place on the Hot Country Songs chart.
It also became a hit in Canada and Australia, where it reached seventh and twenty-sixth place, respectively. The song was accompanied by a music video, directed by Yoann Lemoine, showing the aftermath of a breakup between Swift and her boyfriend.
“Never Really Over” by Katy Perry
“Never Really Over” is a song by American singer Katy Perry, released on May 31, 2019, by Capitol Records. The song was later included in the track list of her sixth studio album, Smile (2020), as the first song on the album.
It is an electropop number inspired by Norwegian singer Dagny’s song “Love You Like That” (2017). The song is about not being able to let go of an old love and constantly thinking back on the relationship.
The song was well received by critics, who praised it for its catchy melody and Perry’s vocal performance.
The song was also a commercial success, reaching the top ten in more than 20 countries, including Australia, Canada, Germany, New Zealand, and the United Kingdom.
In the United States, it reached third place on the Billboard Hot 100, becoming Perry’s 18th top-ten hit in that country.
The song’s official music video was directed by Philippa Price and shows Perry attending a retreat to get over her ex.
“Closer” by The Chainsmokers (ft. Halsey)
Closer by The Chainsmokers (ft. Halsey) is a song that tells the story of a past romance that is rekindled after a chance encounter.
The song was released on July 29, 2016, and became a global hit, reaching number one in several countries, including the United States and the United Kingdom.
Closer also broke records for staying in the top five and top ten of the Billboard Hot 100 chart for 26 and 32 weeks, respectively.
The song was written by Andrew Taggart of the Chainsmokers, Halsey, and four other co-writers, and was influenced by another song, “I Miss You” by Blink-182.
It features vocals from both Taggart and Halsey, who take turns singing about their memories and feelings for each other. The song is considered a future bass and pop song with a retro-style synthesizer in the chorus.
Closer was nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Pop Duo/Group Performance in 2017, and received a diamond certification by the RIAA for selling 10 million units in the United States in 2018.
“Back To You” by Louis Tomlinson ft. Bebe Rexha
Back to You is a song by Louis Tomlinson, featuring Bebe Rexha and Digital Farm Animals. It was released as Tomlinson’s second solo single on 21 July 2017.
The song is about a toxic relationship where the partners keep coming back to each other despite the pain they cause.
Back to You peaked at number 8 on the UK Singles Chart and number 40 on the US Billboard Hot 100. It also reached the top 10 in several other countries, including Australia, Ireland, New Zealand, and Sweden.
The music video for the song was filmed in Tomlinson’s hometown of Doncaster and shows him hanging out with his friends and reconnecting with his ex-girlfriend, played by Rexha.
List of Songs About Reunited Love
|#||Year||Title - Artist|
|1||2009||Angels Cry - Mariah Carey (ft. Ne-Yo)|
|2||2010||Back To December - Taylor Swift|
|3||2019||Never Really Over - Katy Perry|
|4||2016||Closer - The Chainsmokers (ft. Halsey)|
|5||2017||Back to You - Louis Tomlinson (ft. Bebe Rexha)|
|6||2014||Feels Like Home - Martha Marlow|
|7||2002||I Surrender - Celine Dion|
|8||2012||Change My Mind - One Direction|
|9||1994||Crawling Back to You - Tom Petty|
|10||2021||Wishful Drinking - Ingrid Andress & Sam Hunt|
|11||2017||Run - Lewis Watson|
|12||2008||Get Back - Demi Lovato|
|13||2005||Come Back Down - Lifehouse|
|14||2011||Crawling Back to You - Daughtry|
|15||2012||I Won't Give Up - Jason Mraz|
|16||2007||(You Want To) Make a Memory - Bon Jovi|
|17||2018||Back to You - Selena Gomez|
|18||2006||P.S. (I'm Still Not Over You) - Rihanna|
|19||2012||Come Back…Be Here - Taylor Swift|
|20||2008||Another Try - Josh Turner (ft. Trisha Yearwood)|
|21||1995||Back for Good - Take That|
|22||2009||Come Home - OneRepublic (ft. Sara Bareilles)|
|23||2002||Fall Again - Glenn Lewis|
|24||2002||Half-Life - Duncan Sheik|
|25||2005||Come a Little Closer - Dierks Bentley|
|26||2002||The Scientist - Coldplay|
|27||2004||Let's Be Us Again - Lonestar|
|28||2022||Take You Back - Kodak Black (ft. Lil Durk)|
|29||2006||It's Not Over - Daughtry|
|30||2009||The Man I Want to Be - Chris Young|
|31||2001||Not A Day Goes By - Lonestar|
|32||2001||Austin - Blake Shelton|
|33||2011||Love Won't Run - Steve Holy|
|34||2015||Love Me Like You - Little Mix|
|35||2002||Over You - Lane Brody|
|36||2014||Reunited - Toni Braxton & Babyface|
|37||2018||I Hate This - Tenille Arts|
|38||2022||Sunshine - Steve Lacy|
|39||2005||We Belong Together - Mariah Carey|
|40||2014||Bringing Back the Sunshine - Blake Shelton|
|41||2011||Crazy Girl - Eli Young Band|
|42||2007||Lost - Michael Bublé|
|43||2007||Whatever It Takes - Lifehouse|
|44||2012||Want U Back - Cher Lloyd|
|45||2003||Broken Together - Casting Crowns|
|46||2003||I Can't Sleep - Clay Walker|
|47||2011||Glass - Thompson Square|
|48||2009||Don't Give Up On Me - Jason Aldean|
|49||2010||Need You Now - Lady A|
|50||2006||Accidental Babies - Damien Rice|
|51||2002||Picture - Kid Rock ft. Sheryl Crow|
|52||2021||Chasing After You - Ryan Hurd & Maren Morris|
|53||1997||We Were in Love - Toby Keith|
|54||2012||We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together Again - Taylor Swift|
|55||2000||I Lost It - Kenny Chesney|
|56||2015||Come Back to Me - Urban Cone (ft. Tove Lo)|
|57||2013||Love Me Again - John Newman|
|58||1993||Still The One - Orleans|
|59||2017||I’ll Come Running Back to You - Boyz II Men|
|60||2017||Want You Back - Haim|
|61||2009||Life After You - Daughtry|
|62||2021||Never Say Never - Cole Swindell and Lainey Wilson|
|63||2002||I Remember - Kenny Chesney|
|64||2013||Lego House - Ed Sheeran|
|65||2010||Second Chance - This Century|
|66||2012||Payphone - Maroon 5|
|67||2005||Home - Michael Bublé|
|68||2015||Lover Come Back - Dallas Green|
|69||2018||Greatest Love Story - LANCO|
|70||2005||I May Hate Myself In the Morning - Lee Ann Womack|
|71||2017||Come Back to Me - Keys & Copper|
|72||1998||If I Could Turn Back the Hands of Time - R. Kelly|
|73||2015||Meet Me in the Middle - Jessie Ware|
|74||2006||Come Back to Me - Vanessa Hudgens|
|75||2018||You Are the Reason - Callum Scott|
|76||2019||Come Back to Me - Art School Girlfriend|
|77||2014||How You Get The Girl - Taylor Swift|
|78||2005||Crawling Back to You - Backstreet Boys|
|79||1997||All Cried Out - Allure|
|80||2001||Hello Again - Hoobastank|
|81||2000||I Want Us Back - Craig Morgan|
|82||2016||Pillow Talk - Zayn Malik|
|83||1997||Walking After You - Foo Fighters|
|84||2007||We Both Know - Colbie Caillat (ft. Gavin DeGraw)|
|85||2005||In My Mind - Heather Headley|
|86||2003||The Reason - Hoobastank|
|87||2011||Between Us - Beter Bradley Adams|
|88||2010||Let's Just Fall In Love Again - Jason Castro|
|89||2000||If You're Gone - Matchbox Twenty|
|90||2021||Want It Again - Thomas Rhett|
|91||2013||Come Back to Me - Keith Urban|
|92||2017||Don't Say You Love Me - Fifth Harmony|
|93||1994||On Bended Knee - Boyz II Men|
|94||2020||Just About Over You - Priscilla Block|
|95||2014||Get Her Back - Robin Thicke|
|96||2009||Until U Come Back (Come Back To Me)` - Akon|
|97||1996||Un-break My Heart - Toni Braxton|
|98||2013||Do I Wanna Know? - Arctic Monkeys|
|99||2014||I Wish You Would - Taylor Swift|
|100||2013||Stand Up and Run - Billy Talent|
Final Thoughts About Reunited Love Songs
Songs about getting back together are a popular genre of music that expresses the emotions and challenges of reconciliation with an ex-partner.
These songs can be uplifting, hopeful, nostalgic, regretful, or bitter, depending on the perspective and tone of the singer and songwriter.
Some of the best-known examples of songs about getting back together are collected in our playlist.
These songs express the longing, pain, and joy of reuniting with a lost love or the desire for a second chance.
Songs about getting back together can also have different effects on listeners, depending on their own personal experiences and preferences.
Some people find these songs comforting and relatable, while others find them depressing and unrealistic. Some people may use these songs as a source of inspiration and motivation to go after their ex, while others use them as a way to cope and move on.
However one thinks about songs about getting back together, they are an undeniable part of the musical landscape and culture. They reflect the universal human desire for love, connection, and belonging, as well as the complexity and difficulty of relationships.
They also show that music can be a powerful tool for expressing and exploring one’s feelings, thoughts, and fantasies. Songs about coming together again are not just songs; they are stories, messages, and mirrors of our hearts.