Top 10 EDM Love Songs of All Time
10.Skrillex – “With You, Friends (Long Drive)” (2010)
Ask 10 Skrillex fans what this song means and you’ll get 10 different answers. Sampling a distorted vocal from early cut “I Wish You All The Luck Of The World,” this emotionally charged epic needs no explanation.
Loving Lyrics: “Bye bye. That’s all. Bye. Thank you. I like you. We love you. See you next time. Bye. Miss you.”
9. Kaskade – “Eyes” (2011)
With three entries on this list (and many more that could have made the cut), Kaskade’s clearly a charmer — and this first single off his 2011 album Fire and Ice may be his most affectionate to date.
Loving Lyrics: “You and I could paint the sky together. As the world goes by, we’ll go on forever. Look into my eyes.”
8. Krewella – “Alive” (2012)
The then-trio’s top 40 breakthrough was a rare rave anthem that seamlessly crossed over into commercial radio standout.
Loving Lyrics: “All alone, just the beat inside my soul. Take me home, where my dreams are made of gold. In the zone where the beat is uncontrolled. I know what it feels like. Come on, make me feel alive.”
7. Rihanna ft. Calvin Harris – “We Found Love” (2011)
The longest-running No. 1 single of 2011 elevated Harris to the ranks of EDM’s elite with strong songwriting and a show-stopping delivery from Rihanna.
Loving Lyrics: “Yellow diamonds in the light. Now we’re standing side by side. As your shadow crosses mine. What it takes to come alive.”
6. OneRepublic vs. Alesso – “If I Lose Myself” (2013)
Likely Alesso’s finest moment as a remixer, this main stage-sized take on OneRepublic’s reflective ballad is a melodic masterpiece.
Loving Lyrics: “If I lose myself tonight, it’ll be by your side. If I lose myself tonight, it’ll be you and I.”
5. Disclosure ft. Sam Smith – “Latch” (2012)
This heartfelt love song launched two marquee-sized careers and stole hearts across the world from the first listen.
Loving Lyrics: “I feel we’re close enough, could I lock in your love? Now I’ve got you in my space, I won’t let go of you. Got you shackled in my embrace, I’m latching on to you.”
4. Zedd ft. Foxes – “Clarity” (2012)
Evocative yet accessible lyrics and top-notch production rendered “Clarity” a ubiquitous radio heavyweight following its 2012 release.
Loving Lyrics: “”Cause you are the piece of me I wish I didn’t need. Chasing relentlessly, still fight and I don’t know why. If our love is tragedy, why are you my remedy? If our love’s insanity, why are you my clarity?
3. Steve Angello & Laidback Luke ft. Robin S. – “Show Me Love” (2009)
Thanks to its timeless “bruised-but-unbowed” narrative, Robin S.’s classic may have been remixed and remade more than any other house song.
Loving Lyrics: “So baby if you want me, you’ve got to show me love. Words are so easy to say, oh ah yeah. You’ve got to show me love.”
2. Deadmau5 & Kaskade – “I Remember” (2008)
Defined by an enduring and unmistakable chord progression, “I Remember” finds the artists at their most mature and memorable.
Loving Lyrics: “Add to the memory you keep. Remember when you fall asleep. Hold to the love that you know. You don’t have to give up to let go.”
1. Daft Punk – “Digital Love” (2001)
An immortal classic about dreamt love and longing. It’s only fitting that the French trailblazers top this list.
Loving Lyrics: “Oh, I don’t know what to do. About this dream and you. I wish this dream comes true.”