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50 Best Darling Songs For Every Occasion – Songs With Darling In The Title

50 Best Darling Songs For Every Occasion – Songs With Darling In The Title

These darling songs are your heart’s serenade, a symphony of emotions that paint the tapestry of love. “Darling” is a word that encapsulates a world of emotions and sentiments that stirs memories, evokes affection, and tugs at heartstrings.

These tracks showcase the diversity of musical styles and artists. From timeless classics to contemporary creations, these darling songs collectively narrate stories of love, heartbreak, and emotion in between. So, let the music play as we embark on this enchanting journey through the best darling songs for every moment in life.

Darling Songs Celebrating Love

Delve into this compilation of “darling songs” that exquisitely encapsulate affection, devotion, and profound emotional connections, offering a medley of catchy melodies that resonate deeply. These songs are the perfect soundtrack for expressing your feelings to someone you love.

1. “Darling I Love You” by The Classic Illustration, 1977

Darling Songs Most Meaningful Lyrics:

Darling, don’t you weep
There’s a place for me
Somewhere we can sleep
See you in your dreams. Darling, I love you
you don’t know how I love you
I’ll be back in the morning
cause I need you by my side
darling, I love you
you don’t know how I love you
I am crazy, but so really,
that I’m in love with you
Day by day, I can say
that I have you just for me
and I don’t care
that everywhere I’ll be seen
darling, I love you
you don’t know how I love you
I’ll be back in the morning
cause I need you by my side
darling I love you.

2. “Darling You” by Julia Westlin, 2020 Album Darling

Darling Songs Most Meaningful Lyrics:

Darling you
All of my dreams come true
I’ll cross that ocean too
I’d do it all for You

Babe, I’m going crazy
Without you
By my side

Love
Love makes you want
More than you got
I’ll give you all that I have

3. “Oh Darling” by Dahl ft. Cady Groves, 2011

Darling Songs Most Meaningful Lyrics:

I really want to come out and tell you
Oh darling, I love you so
If you’d ask me for my heart, there’s no way that I’ll say no
Oh darling, just take a chance, please
So we can stay together till hell starts to freeze

You seem quite right for a boy like me
And I wanna know would you treat me well
Would you treat me like a queen
Cause I’d like to show you and make you see
That although we’re a different type
We were meant to be

4. “Darling, Je Vous Aime Beaucoup” by Nat King Cole 1954

Darling Songs Most Meaningful Lyrics:

Wish my French were good enough
I’d tell you so much more
But I hope that you compree
All the things you mean to me

Darling, je vous aime beaucoup
I love you, yes I do
(Darling, je vous aime beaucoup)
I love you, yes I do

5. “Darling” by Sunwoojunga, 2021 Album Melancholia OST

Darling Songs Most Meaningful Lyrics:

Oh my darling oh my love
you are so mysterious
am I dreaming
my fantasy

Oh my darling oh my love
all I need is your love
you are the only boy
oh I fall in love

6. “Yes, My Darling” by Fats Domino, 1958

Darling Songs Most Meaningful Lyrics:

Yes, my darlin’ I want you to know
Each and every day I love you more and more
Let’s get married, get married soon
You be the bride and I’ll be your groom

Uh-huh, woo-woo, oh yeah
Hoo-hoo
Uh-huh, uh-huh, uh-huh

I’m tellin’ ya darlin’
What I’m gonna do
Savin’ all my lovin’ jest for you
I’m gonna buy you a weddin’ ring
So, I won’t have to worry
About a doggone thing

7. “Darling” by Zach Bryan, 2022 Album American Heartbreak

Darling Songs Most Meaningful Lyrics:

So hold me through the shakes, although it’s more than I can take
There ain’t no choice for damaged boys like me
Hold me through the shakes, although it’s more than you can take
And when you wake, you’ll still be my darlin’
When you wake, I’m yours to take, darlin’

8. “Darlin’ Darlin’ Baby (Sweet, Tender, Love)” by The O’Jays, 1976 Album Message In The Music

Darling Songs Most Meaningful Lyrics:

Ooh, you’re my darlin’, darlin’, baby
You’re my sweet and tender love
You’re a very special lady
I said you’re everything I ever hoped for in a woman
And as long as we may live

I’ll give you plenty of love
Because you deserve the best
‘Cause you’re better than the rest
You’re my queen on a throne, the one that I want to own
And all the things that you desire
I’ll do my best to give it to you, to give it to you, to give it to you

9. “Darling” by Chiiild, 2020 Album Synthetic Soul

Darling Songs Most Meaningful Lyrics:

You are the best of me, darling
You are the best of me, darling
You bring out the best of me, darling
You are the best of me, darling

I’ll admit I was hesitant
To get high on your essence
I gave up my relevance
‘Cause you’re the only thing that relevant
I was lost in the quicksand
I was torched in the fire
You’ve got me on another planet
You are the best

10. “Little Darling (I Need You)” by The Doobie Brothers, 1977 Album Livin’ On The Fault Line

Darling Songs Most Meaningful Lyrics:

And if it means givin’ up my pride
Oh, I’m gonna give it up, give it up
There’s always one who loves more than the other
I don’t mind, I don’t mind
I’m willin’ to pay the price
Have your love at any sacrifice

Little darlin’, I need you
Little darlin’, I love you
Little darlin’, I want you
Little darlin’, got to have you

11. “Darling I Do” by Landon Pigg & Lucy Schwartz, 2010 Shrek Forever After Movie

Darling Songs Most Meaningful Lyrics:

Golden leaves looked brown to me
The world had less color without you
Shapes in the sky looked plain to my eyes
The world had less color without you

I know plenty of people with eyes closed
They don’t see you like I do
Darling, I do

12. “Darling” by Roan Ash, 2018 Album Whiskey To My Soul

Darling Songs Most Meaningful Lyrics:

Oh, paint your dreams on a snow-white canvas
You know I will stand here
And hold you so close
And as your eyes fall softly
The sound of my voice
When love’s a decision with you there’s no choice
When love’s a decision with you there’s no choice

Oh
Darling

13. “Little Darling (I Need You)” by Marvin Gaye, 1966 Album Moods of Marvin Gaye

Darling Songs Most Meaningful Lyrics:

Little darling, I need you (Little darling I need you)
Little darling, I love you (Little darling I love you)
Little darling, I want you (Little darling I want you)
Little darling I’ve got to have you (Little darling I’ve got to have you)

[Verse 2]
And if it means giving up my life
I’m going to give it up (give it up) give it up
There’s always one who loves more than the other
But I don’t mind, I don’t mind

[Chorus 2]
I’m willing to pay the price
Have your love at any sacrifice

14. “Darling Divine” by Wild Child, 2011 Album Pillow Talk

Darling Songs Most Meaningful Lyrics:

Chills down my spine
When I feel your heart next to mine
Feel the ground beneath my feet turn into the sky
Feel this thing so strong and true, it can’t be a lie

So I wait, just waiting for the sign
That your love is not only mine
I can’t believe this feeling seeping out of my smile
I think I’ll hold onto this heart for a while

Much longer than I should
Just hoping that I could
Claim you as my own
My darling divine

15. “Darling” by Mike Love (AJR) 2017 Album Unleash The Love

Darling Songs Most Meaningful Lyrics:

Oh darlin’
I dream about you often my pretty darlin’
(Darlin’ you’re so fine)
I love the way you soften my life with your love
Your precious love uh huh oh
Darlin’

I was living like half a man
Then i couldn’t love but now I can
You pick me up when I’m feeling sad
More soul than i ever had
Gonna love you every single night
‘Cause I think you’re too outta sight

16. “My Darling” by Wilco, 1999 Album Summerteeth

Darling Songs Most Meaningful Lyrics:

Go to sleep now, my darling
I’ll try to keep the bad dreams away
Breathe now; breathe easier
And I’ll think of all the right things to say

Because we made you, my darling
With love in each of our hearts
We were a family, my darling
Right from the start

Grow up now
Please, don’t you grow up too fast
And be sure
To make all the good times last

17. “Forever My Darling” by Aaron Neville

Darling Songs Most Meaningful Lyrics:

Forever my darling, our love will be true
Always and forever, I’ll love only you
Just promise me, darling, your love in return
May this fire in my soul dear forever burn

My hearts at your command dear, to keep love and to hold
Making you happy is my desire, dear, keeping you is my goal
I’ll forever love you for the rest of my days
I’ll never part from you and your loving ways

18. “Darling” by Lewis Fitzgerald, 2023 Album Darling

Darling Songs Most Meaningful Lyrics:

You came into my life, little savior
I catch butterflies when you enter
It’s crazy what love can do
Now you’ve got me singing my truth
You bring me to calm through the chaos
When all the odds are against us
You’ll have all my love
I need you to know now

[Pre-Chorus]
Oh my darling
Am I falling
I can’t find no words to use
First, my heart aches
Then my voice breaks
So I had to write it down for you

19. “Darl+ing” by Seventeen, 2022 Album  Face the Sun

Darling Songs Most Meaningful Lyrics:

You know, without you, I’m so lonely
If you won’t be here 911 calling
Falling to you I’m always diving
Darling you, darling you, baby

Darlin’, with me under the sun
I know that you’re my one

I don’t wanna let you go
I can’t think of being alone
What am I supposed to do-ooh-ooh-ooh-ooh?
And I gotta let you know
You got my heart like it’s yours
Don’t wanna say goodbye

20. “Darlin'” by The Beach Boys, 1967 Album Wild Honey (Remastered 2001)

Darling Songs Most Meaningful Lyrics:

Oh darlin’
I dream about you often my pretty darlin’
(darlin’ you’re so fine)
I love the way you soften my life with your love
Your precious love, uh huh oh

I was living like half a man
Then I couldn’t love but now I can
You pick me up when I’m feeling sad
More soul than I ever had
Gonna love you every single night
‘Cause I think you’re too outta sight

21. “Happy Birthday Darlin'” by Conway Twitty, 1979 Album Cross Winds

Darling Songs Most Meaningful Lyrics:

Happy birthday, darling
I’ve no present, no fancy cake
But I hope I’ll make you happy with everything I take

I’d like to take away some of your lonely moments
By spending more of mine with you
And I’d like to take away some of those so, so kisses
And replace them with ones that really say, I love you

22. “My Dearest Darling” by Etta James, 1960 Album At Last!

Darling Songs Most Meaningful Lyrics:

Whenever you need me
I’ll be there by your side
Oh, I pledge my love to you
With God as our guide

Oh, nothing, nothing, nothing in this world
Can keep us apart
Unh, my dearest darling
I offer you my heart

Oh, yeah whenever you need me
I’ll, I’ll be there by your side
Oh, I pledge my love to you
With God as our guide

23. “Little Darlin'” by The Diamonds, 1959

Darling Songs Most Meaningful Lyrics:

My darling, I need you
To call my own
And never do wrong
To hold in mine
Your little hand
I’ll know too soon
That I’ll so pray
Please hold my hand

My dear, I was wronger
To try to love two
Ahh uha uha uha uha
Knowing well that my lover
Was just for you
Uh only you

24. “Howlin’ For My Darling” by HOWLIN’ WOLF, 1960

Darling Songs Most Meaningful Lyrics:

She’s my little baby
Sweet as she can be
All this love she’s got
It belongs to me
If you hear me howlin’
Callin’ on my darlin’
Sayin’ ooh hoo, hoo hooee
Every time she kisses me
She makes the lights go out
Up early in the morning
She makes me jump and shout
This bad love I’ve got
Make me laugh and cry
Makes me really look
That I’m too young to die
If you hear me howlin’
Callin’ on my darlin’
Sayin’ ooh hoo, hoo hooee
Every time she kisses me
She makes the lights go out

25. “Calling On My Darling” by Albert King, 1960

Darling Songs Most Meaningful Lyrics:

Well, she’s hot as red pepper, sweeter than cherry pie
I’m so glad she loves me, loves me all the time
Cutest little baby, sweet as she can be
All that love she got, it belongs to me

If you hear me howlin’
Callin’ on my darlin’, mhm

Well, she kisses me in the mornin’, makes the lights go out
Early in the mornin’, she makes me jump and shout
That bad left she’s got makes me really try
Makes me really know I’m too young to die

26. “Darlin’ Do Not Fear” by Brett Dennen, 2006 Album So Much More

Darling Songs Most Meaningful Lyrics:

‘Cause it won’t last, your worries’ll pass
All your troubles, they don’t stand a chance
And it always hurts the worst when it’s the ones we love the most
Darlin’, do not fear what you don’t really know

Sometimes your path is marked in the sky
Sometimes it falls too thin between the lines
Sometimes all that you can do is say ‘No’
Darlin’, do not fear what you don’t really know

27. “My Darling, My Darling” by Doris Day & Buddy Clark, 1948

Darling Songs Most Meaningful Lyrics:

Now all at once, you’ve kissed me
And there’s not a thing I’m sane enough to say
Except, my darling, my darling
Get used to the name of my darling
It’s here to stay

‘Till a moment ago, we were mister and miss
Discussing the weather, avoiding each other’s eye
‘Till a moment ago, when we hadn’t a kiss
And we kissed the mister and miss goodbye

28. “Darling I Do” by Landon Pigg & Lucy Schwartz, 2014 Album Hymns of Spirit

Darling Songs Most Meaningful Lyrics:

Darling, darling
You’re beautiful, you gotta keep your head up
Never let anything bring you down
The sunshine will always come around
Stay strong, move on
You have such a beautiful soul
Let your energy radiate

Darling, darling
Remember, days will get much better
Darling, darling
You can make it through the stormy weather
Darling, darling
Please don’t ever give up
Darling, darling
You gotta keep your head up

29. “My Darling Child” by Sinead O’Connor, 1994 Album Universal Mother

Darling Songs Most Meaningful Lyrics:

My darling child
My darling baby
My darling child, God gave you to me

My little ninja
My little dancer
My little street fighter
Me little chancier

My lovely boy
My lovely baby
My pride and joy
My little puppy

30. “Darling Pretty” by Mark Knopfler, 1996 Album Golden Heart

Darling Songs Most Meaningful Lyrics:

Heal me with a smile, darling, pretty
Heal me with a smile and a heart of gold
Carry me awhile, my darling pretty
Heal my aching heart and soul

Just like a castaway
Lost upon an endless sea
I saw you far away
Come to rescue me

Popular Darling Songs

These popular “darling songs” transcend generations and genres, serving as timeless examples that showcase how the word “darling” can be woven into musical narratives. As we listen, we’re reminded of the rich spectrum of emotions and stories that can be conveyed through this cherished term of endearment.

1. “Darling Be Home Soon” by Tedeschi Trucks Band, 2012 (The Lovin’ Spoonful Cover, 1967 Album You’re a Big Boy Now)

Most Notable Lyrics:

A quarter of my life is almost past
I think I’ve come to see myself at last
And I see that the time spent confused
Was the time that I spent without you
And I feel myself in bloom

So, darling, be home soon
I couldn’t bear to wait an extra minute if you dawdled
My darling, be home soon
It’s not just these few hours, but I’ve been waiting since I toddled
For the great relief of having you to talk to

2. “Oh! Darling” by The Beatles, 1969 Album Abbey Road

Most Notable Lyrics:

Oh darling, if you leave me
I’ll never make it alone
Believe me when I beg you
Don’t ever leave me alone

When you told me you didn’t need me anymore
Well, you know I nearly broke down and cried
When you told me you didn’t need me anymore
Well, you know I nearly broke down and died

3. “Darlin Companion” by Johnny Cash & June Carter, 1969

Most Notable Lyrics:

Darlin’ companion, come on and give me understandin’
As long as we keep laughin’, bear in mind just what could happen
Darlin’ companion, I tell the mountains and the canyons
Long as I got legs to stand on, I’m gonna stick by you

4. “Darlin'” by Johnny Reid, 2007 Album Kicking Stones

Most Notable Lyrics:

Darlin’
I love you more than ever
I wish we were together
Darlin’ Mine

Darlin’
I’m feeling pretty lonesome
I’d call you on the phone some
But I don’t have a dime

5. “Dear Darlin'” by Olly Murs, 2012 Album Right Place, Right Time

Most Notable Lyrics:

Dear darlin’, please excuse my writing
I can’t stop my hands from shaking
‘Cause I’m cold and alone tonight
And I miss you, and nothing hurts like no you
And no one understands what we went through
It was short, it was sweet, we tried

And if my words break through the wall
And meet you at your door
All I could say is, “Girl, I mean them all”

6. “Darlin’ I” by Vanessa Williams, 1988 Album The Right Stuff

Most Notable Lyrics:

Darlin’, I know you never meant to make me cry
I never understood your reasons why
And darlin’ I know you never meant to make me cry
These lonely nights without you
I guess it’s goodbye

And I never thought that I would hear you say
I should go on my own way
Tell me, can’t you see the changes
That you put me through
I wonder if you really knew
How much I tried my best to make it
Through those times
But you said stop, don’t go any further
‘Cause I need more time
Oh, baby and

7. “Nobody’s Darlin’ But Mine” by Merle Haggard, 1982 Album Going Where the Lonely Go

Most Notable Lyrics:

Come lay by my side little darlin’ come lay your cool hand on my brow
Promise me that you will always be nobody’s darlin’ but mine
You’re as sweet as the flowers of springtime
You’re as pure as the dew from the rose
And I’d rather be somebody’s darlin’ than a poor boy that nobody knows
Be nobody’s darlin’, but mine love be honest be faithful be kind
And promise me that you will always be nobody’s darlin’ but mine

Goodbye, goodbye little darlin’ I’m leaving this cold world behind
So promise me that you will never be nobody’s darlin’ but mine

8. “Hello Darlin'” by Conway Twitty, 1970 Album Hello Darlin’

Most Notable Lyrics:

Goodbye darlin’
Gotta go now
Gotta try to find a way
To lose these memories
Of a love so warm and true
And if you should ever find it
In your heart to forgive me
Come back Darlin’
I’ll be waitin’ for you…

9. “Dear Darling” by Smokey Robinson & The Miracles, 1970 Album A Pocket Full of Miracles

Most Notable Lyrics:

The game of love is such a beautiful game
If you got time, lil’ girl I’d love to explain
All the dos and don’ts
All the wills and won’ts

So bend an ear
Sweet darlin’ dear
Ba ba ba ba ba ba ba ba (ba ba ba ba ba ooh)

First, I’ll place my arms
So firmly around you
(Ooh) and whisper
“Darlin’, I’m so glad
I found you.”

10. “How Does That Grab You Darlin'” by Nancy Sinatra, 1966 Album How Does That Grab You?

Most Notable Lyrics:

You came by at two o’clock
You shoulda been by at ten
I said bye at three o’clock
And I ain’t coming back again, whoa

How does that grab you, darlin’?
How does that mess your mind?
How does that grab you, darlin’?
This girl is leavin’ you behind

Trending Darling Songs

These trending darling songs from various genres have struck a chord with many hearts, resonating deeply with their diverse meanings and captivating lyrics. Their contemporary appeal and widespread popularity reflect how the word “darling” continues to evoke powerful emotions across modern musical landscapes.

1. “Darling” by Halsey, 2021 Album If I Can’t Have Love, I Want Power

Most Notable Lyrics:

Darling, don’t you weep
There’s a place for me
Somewhere we can sleep
See you in your dreams.

2. “Lovely Darling” Benson Boone, 2023 Album Pulse

Most Notable Lyrics:

It’d be so lovely, darling if we parted
I don’t wanna stay
Don’t be so disappointed, that’s just boring
Go your separate ways
Find someone else to bury yourself in
And I swear you’ll be okay
Just leave me broken hearted
Just take that part of me

3. “Darling” by Real Estate, 2017 Album In Mind

Most Notable Lyrics:

Impatiently, as I wait for you
Impatiently, as I wait for you

The night surrenders swiftly
The moon retreats from sight
The darkness that surrounds me
The sun cuts like a knife to shine

4. “Darling I Do” by Victony, 2023 Album My Darling + Angelus

Most Notable Lyrics:

My darling, my darling (Ooh), oh
My darling (Ooh-oh, yeah), my darling, oh
My darling, my darling, oh (My, yeah, yeah, yeah, ooh)
My darling, oh
My darling, my darling, oh
 (Yeah)
My darling, my darling, oh
My darling, my darling, oh
My darling, oh

5. “Darling” by D-Block Europe, 2019 Album PTSD

Most Notable Lyrics:

… Just cool, don’t panic darling
You ain’t seen a gun in real life but I brang it darling (Yeah)
Crushing up a tablet darling (Yeah)
Mind your business, goddamn it darling, yeah

6. “Darling” by Hippie Sabotage, 2023 Album Trailblazer

Most Notable Lyrics:

Oh my darling, where have you been?
Are we even living in the same dimension?
Did I not pay you enough attention
‘Cause I’d fly to the moon just to see you again

7. “Darling” by Christian Leave, 2019 Album Milksop / Darling

Most Notable Lyrics:

I can’t see anybody
Loving me the way you do, it’s astonishing
You’ve got me under wraps
Darling, I’m in love

I can’t see anybody
Loving me the way you do, it’s astonishing
You’ve got me under wraps
Darling, I’m in love

8. “My Darling” by Eminem, 2021

Most Notable Lyrics:

My darling, I don’t ever want you to leave me, my darling
You and me were meant to be together, my darling
And if I cannot have you, no one can, you’re my darling
‘Cause I possess your soul, your mind, your heart, and your body
I don’t ever want you to leave me, my darling

9. “Darling Nikki” by Prince, 1984 Purple Rain Movie

Most Notable Lyrics:

Darling, Nikki
Oh

Woke up the next morning
Nikki wasn’t there
I looked all over, and all I found
Was a phone number on the stairs
It said, “Thank you for a funky time
Call me up whenever you wanna grind.”

Oh, Nikki
Oh, oh

10. “Darling” by Froyo, 2017 Album Darling

Most Notable Lyrics:

Darling you can’t leave this way because
(There is a pattern on the floor here)
We will lose all of the things we love
(We make the same moves every day)
You know you used to be a friend to me
(You fail to notice when I’m open)
Now you choose to keep away from me
(Maybe it’s time we took more care)

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