100+ Best songs about waiting for someone

Waiting on someone always sucks. It doesn’t matter if you’re waiting for a loved one who you miss or if you’re waiting for a friend who is late for plans. But why does waiting always feel like such a burden? Is it because we are putting another person before ourselves? Or is it because we are so accustomed to instant gratification that we have forgotten patience?

Listening to music is proven to reduce anxiety, and the right songs can help us cope with how we feel when we have to wait on someone. If you are missing someone, songs about waiting for them can remind you of the love you share. If you’ve waited too long for someone to return, songs about waiting on a lover can help you find the strength to let go. Finally, if you are waiting on someone who is late, you may want to listen to a song that reminds you to be patient so you don’t express your frustration unnecessarily. Regardless of why you’re waiting, these songs are sure to help you pass the time.

This list of unique 100+ best songs about waiting for someone showcases famous and not-so-famous songs. Pop, Rock, World/Traditional, Folk/Acoustic, Country, Hip Hop, R&B and Dance/Electronic hits from the 2010s, 2000s, 2020s and 1970s by artists like Tears For Fears and Ed Sheeran and many others.

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