Common Tropes In Love Songs That Make Me Feel Less Alone

If this many people feel this way I guess it's not crazy to feel this way.
  1. I wanna be your [animal / inanimate object / person I am not]
    I Wanna Be Your Dog - Iggy Pop, I Wanna Be Yours - John Cooper Clarke, If I Was Your Girlfriend - Prince, I Think You're All Right - Jay Som, I Wanna Be Your Joey Ramone - Sleater-Kinney
  2. I missed you before I met you
    I Miss You - Björk, Slow Show - The National, Call Me Maybe - Carly Rae Jepsen, Do You Want To Be Buried With My People? - Scout Niblett which actually covers almost all these tropes but I'll leave it here
  3. BABY 😍
    Baby - Donnie & Joe Emerson, Baby Blue - King Krule, Baby Baby - The Vibrators, Baby - Hannah Cohen, Dream Baby Dream - Suicide, Be My Baby - The Ronettes, Don't Worry Baby - Beach Boys, Baby It's You - The Shirelles, Baby I'm Yours - Barbara Lewis
  4. Let me do literally anything for you, and maybe make it degrading ;)
    By Your Side - Cocorosie, I'm Your Man - Leonard Cohen, I'll Come Running - Brian Eno, Slave - David Garza, Take Me - Karen Dalton, Tied Up - Casey Veggies, Anything You Wanna Do - The Marvelettes, You Can Have It All - Yo La Tengo
  5. I am completely consumed by thoughts of you in my every waking second
    All I Think About Is You - Harry Nilsson, Can't Get You Out Of My Head - Kylie Minogue, Strange Powers - The Magnetic Fields, Under Your Spell - Desire, Sittin' Up In My Room - Brandy
  6. We're not together but I want the best for you because I will always love you
    Wildflowers - Tom Petty, I'll Be Your Bird - M. Ward, Good Woman - Cat Power, Pale Blue Eyes - Velvet Underground
  7. I am terrible and/or life is terrible, but you are perfect and you are either keeping me alive or killing me, maybe both
    Angel In The Snow - Elliott Smith, Creep - Radiohead, I Go To The Barn... - Band of Horses, Hey Jealousy - Gin Blossoms, Someday - The Growlers, Here Comes My Girl - Tom Petty, I Found A Reason - Velvet Underground, Unforgiving Girl (She's Not An) - Car Seat Headrest
  8. We're not together yet, but we will be someday and it'll be great when we are
    Our Day Will Come - Ruby & The Romantics, Someday We'll Be Together - The Supremes, The Whole Of The Law - The Only Ones, I Believe (When I Fall In Love It Will Be Forever) - Stevie Wonder, One Fine Day - The Chiffons
  9. I pretty much knew the moment I saw you
    Crimson and Clover - Tommy James and the Shondells, Delirious - Vistoso Bosses, Just One Look - Doris Troy, The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face - Roberta Flack, I've Just Seen A Face - The Beatles
  10. Realistically, we may not last forever but don't let that change the fact that right now I love you a lot
    You're Gonna Make Me Lonesome When You Go - Bob Dylan, Love You Now - Vashti Bunyan, Be Mine - Alice Boman, In The Aeroplane Over The Sea - Neutral Milk Hotel (here the may not last forever sentiment is about death, which, fair and somehow romantic)
  11. After all this time, you remain in the back of mind...
    Back Of My Mind - The Problems of Tyme, Gentle On My Mind - Glen Campbell, I Think Of You - Rodriguez, La Cienega Just Smiled - Ryan Adams
  12. Everyone is boring except you and me. Adjacently, maybe we should just run away and make a new world that's just made of our love?
    Let's Not Belong Together - Paul Westerberg, Buddy Holly - Weezer, Down Together - The Refreshments, Chateau Lobby #4 - Father John Misty, Islands In The Stream - Dolly Parton and Kenny Rogers, Ooo - Karen O, Run Away With Me - CRJ, The Book Of Love - The Magnetic Fields, If I Could Build My Whole World Around You - Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell
  13. Looking back, I fucked up a lot but I always loved you ok?
    A Song For You - Leon Russell, Always On My Mind - Willie Nelson, Marie - Randy Newman, First Day Of My Life - Bright Eyes, San Diego Serenade - Tom Waits, also there's Love On Top and a few other Beyonce songs that are like "YOU fucked up a lot but I still love you anyway ok?"
  14. Fucking finally
    At Last - Etta James, This Must Be The Place - Talking Heads, For Once In My Life - Stevie Wonder