13 Best Country Songs About Unexpected Love


Arden Lambert


December 13, 2022


December 13, 2022


December 13, 2022

Are you looking for the best country songs about unexpected love? Well, don’t fret – we got you covered! 

We all know that finding love when you least expect it is the most beautiful thing in the world. And luckily, many country songs seem to capture this feeling perfectly with their dreamy lyrics and irresistible melodies.

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So, without further ado, we are sharing with you the most romantic falling in love country songs, which you will totally relate to. Keep on scrolling below to find out.

1. Butterflies by Kacey Musgraves

There’s perhaps no one who understands the beauty of falling in love with the most unexpected person at the most unexpected time as much as Kacey Musgraves does. She wrote “Butterflies” after meeting fellow singer-songwriter Ruston Kelly, whom she married in October 2017.

“Everything from the lyrics down to the production really represents this floaty, dreamy feeling that I got as soon as he came into my life,” she said.

2. “On My Way to You” by Cody Johnson

After encountering many hardships and heartbreaks, a man might give up on love – but not Johnson, who finds meaning in his suffering after finally meeting that one woman who stole his heart.

While he did not write “On My Way to You,” the singer explained that it’s a true story about meeting his wife, Brandi.

3. “You Had Me From Hello” by Kenny Chesney

Isn’t it amazing how a simple hello could often sweep you off your feet and take your breath away? Well, Kenny Chesney definitely knows what we’re talking about as he sings about how one word was enough to change a person’s life. While he did not know it happened, it still happened – he felt love began to grow.

4. “Catch” by Brett Young

This is a situation we are all perhaps very familiar with: hanging out with friends in a bar one evening when a stunning woman walks in, catching one’s attention and leaving you breathless. Well, this is what “Catch” is all about – love showing up when you least expect it.

5. “The Feels” by Maren Morris

Indeed, love is a gravity that’s always been impossible to fight. Morris proves that with “The Feels,” which finds her singing about a woman who can’t just wait to be alone with the man she met in the bar – because he’s giving her the feels head down to her heels.

6. “Nothin’ Like You” by Dan + Shay

Sometimes you unexpectedly fall for someone you never thought would mean the world to you – and this is what this fan-favorite song is all about. “Nothin’ Like You” finds Dan + Shay recalling how things begin to change between him and his sweetie. 

7. “Needy” by Kelsea Ballerini

While Ballerini is one independent woman who knows what she wants and is satisfied on her own – a man comes into her life without warning and makes her need him in “Needy.” She never thought she would ever need someone in her life, but he absolutely changed the way she looked at things. 

8. “Cover Me Up” by Jason Isbell

The song has always been personal to Isbell, which he actually wrote about his wife, Amanda Shires, after finishing his alcohol rehabilitation.

“Cover Me Up” finds Isbell asking Shire to cover him with love. Despite its personal nature, several country artists covered the song, including Morgan Wallen.

9. “God Gave Me You” by Blake Shelton

Sometimes, someone amazing comes into your life, and you can’t help but thank God for putting you both together. Well, nobody knows that better than Blake Shelton in his song “God Gave Me You,” who surprised fans with his relationship with his fellow The Voice coach, Gwen Stefani. 

10. “Tennessee Whiskey” by George Jones

For some classics, George Jones’ “Tennessee Whiskey” tells the story of a rebellious man who meets a girl who saves him from a reckless life. Well, he once thought that liquor was the only thing he could love, but she rescued him from reaching for the bottom.

11. “We Danced” by Brad Paisley

This country love song tells the story of a man and a woman unexpectedly falling in love at the tavern’s dance floor. The woman actually came just when he was about to close the bar, looking for a purse she had forgotten. Little did she know she would find something even more important – her future husband.

12. “Then” by Brad Paisley

In this romantic country ballad, Paisley found himself expressing his love for a woman. He recalled various events in their relationship, including unexpectedly meeting her for the first time and later proposing to her at the very same place where they first met.

13. “Bless The Broken Road” by Rascal Flatts

Somethings, all the wrong things in your life seem to make sense. Rascal Flatts’ “Bless The Broken Road” tells the story of a man whose tough moments and struggles led him to the right person.

Indeed, the best kind of relationship often starts unexpectedly. If love was destined, it would strike as true as startling lightning on a clear day. Anyway, we hope you enjoyed these country songs about unexpected love.


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