As kids, we got to hear a lot of songs our parents or guardians enjoyed listening to. We heard them so often so much we barely had any idea what the song truly meant or who the artistes were until we got a little older.
These are a couple of love songs I know you are all familiar with. You probably sing them word for word without ever really sitting down to check out the lyrics.
One thing I know for a fact is…these love songs hit harder as adults and there’s no better time to appreciate them more than now!
Celine Dion – My Heart Will Go On
If you’ve seen Titanic, no one has to tell you about this powerful and global hit song.
Boyz II Men – I’ll Make Love To You
I bet a lot of us did not know why we were promising to make love to someone at the age we were when singing this song. The 1996 song from the boy band won several GRAMMYs and also ranked on Billboard Greatest of All-Time chart.
Whitney Houston – I Will Always Love You
Fun fact, this song is actually Whitney’s cover of Dolly Parton’s “I Will Always Love You” and her version became more popular than the original. This song is one of the best-selling singles of all time.
Sinéad O’Connor – Nothing Compares To You
The 1990 single from Sinead was also actually a cover of an original song by Prince however his original 1984 recording of the song was not released until 2018, when it was issued as a single by Warner Bros. Records in conjunction with his estate. Sinead O’Connor’s version became popular after being released as a single off her upcoming album.
All-4-One – I swear
Fun fact about this song… It was written by a Gary Baker and Frank J. Myers and became a hit song for American country music artist, John Michael Montgomery in 1993 and then in 1994, became a hit song again for American R&B group All-4-One. I know for a fact, it is the All-4-One version you are familiar with.
Seal – Kiss From A Rose
This song won the Grammys for Record of the Year and Song of the Year in 1996 and was supposed to be played over a love scene in Batman Forever. It got the end credits tho and that’s probably why even the hardest of guys can sing this word for word lol.
K-Ci & JoJo – All My Life
This groovy R&B song released officially in 1998 but on airplay in 1997 is the artistes’ who also happen to brothers’ longest-running number-one single of their career.
If you don’t know any of these songs, this article is not for your age group but…we hope you’re a fan now because back then, the singers didn’t just sing….they SAAAAAANG!
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