Sealed with a Kiss - Ricky Valance, 4. The grunge and alternative revolution in the 90s put the brakes on rock ballads. You're the Reason - Johnny Tillotson, 3. Drawing inspiration from folk and blues ballads, rock ballads came into prominence in the 60s and ever since have become an integral part of mainstream. The Everly Brothers - Bye Bye Love 09.
Goodbye Heart Hello Mary Lou, 6. House of Jealous Lovers - The Rapture 5. It has a haunting quality that makes it both melancholic and intriguing at the same time. The inspired album is a true testament to perseverance. Sandy Posey - The Single Girl 17.
Unchained Melody - Charlie Rich, 15. Your My Angel - Unwritten Law Oh, It Is Love - Hellogoodbye I Believe In A Thing Called Love - The Darkness Just Like Heaven - The Cure I'd Do Anything - Simple Plan Until The Day I Die - Story of the Year. I Don't Know What You've Got But It's Got Me, 6. Curtis Lee - Under The Moon Of Love 22. They are now only a couple years past and fresh in our minds.
Yet, if you heard the song on the radio, you would swear that you were listening to a hidden gem from the 80s that inexplicably managed to elude you. My Girls - Animal Collective 5. With the year 2000 came a fresh new sound in ballads. If you feel we have left your favorite love song out, be sure to comment it in so others can read and comment also. Gene Pitney - 24 Hours From Tulsa 16. Love Letters in the Sand - Pat Boone, 7. With this richly harmonied track, Grizzly Bear demonstrated why they were always destined for an audience wider than that of a few cooler-than-thou websites.
Tears on My Pillow - Lou Christie, 17. We only have 2 era love song lists left to complete and this week we decided to post our favorite love songs of the 2000s. Roy Orbison - Oh Pretty Woman 02. Brent Smith singing with piano accompaniment is eerily reminiscent of classic Elton John, not exactly what you expect from one of the premier bands in hard rock today. Ketty Lester - Love Letters 05. Love My Baby - Hayden Thompson, 14. Like many classic power ballads of days gone by, the song vacillates between moments of emotional sweetness and powerful ballsiness.
Of course, the world was a different place back then. But sometimes, things happen in life that make being together challenging. The list was dominated by , and , who shared the top four spots. Rihanna Live Your Life 19 Soulja Boy Tell 'em feat. We are continuing our lists of love songs. Juelz Santana Pop Champagne 99 Maxwell Pretty Wings 100 Fray Never Say Never. You and Me — Lifehouse Released in 2005, Rock 8.
Cascades - Rythym Of The Rain 18. This brings many emotions to the forefront in songwriting and in emotional attachment to songs. Boom Boom Pow - Black Eyed Peas 3. There was a time when every hard rock band had at least one song about love, and usually much more than that. This song is an instant classic with a timeless quality that would have made it just as relevant three decades ago as it is today. T-Pain Blame It 17 Pitbull I Know You Want Me Calle Ocho 18 T.
Can't Get You Out of My Head - Kylie Minogue 6. Ballads in rock music have been hugely popular since rock music came into being. Make no mistake, this song is not a ballad, or even a power ballad for that matter, but it is about love. Justin Timberlake Dead And Gone 13 Fray You Found Me 14 Kings Of Leon Use Somebody 15 Keri Hilson feat. The Shangri-las - Leader Of The Pack 02. Future Of The Left, however, managed it on this.