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Lesbian love songs have been around since the 1950s. In the past, they were used to express forbidden love or to explore feelings that weren’t easily expressed in other ways. Today, you can find WLW songs in every genre, from country to hip-hop.

EVOL.LGBT analyzed what users Google in the United States and got a list of top WLW songs that people are actually searching for. Be it a song that inspired you, reminds you of the time you met, or even a song you might want to play during your ceremony.

As a bonus, we included links to YouTube, Spotify, lyrics and chords for each song. This way you can play the song for your partner or surprise-play it live at the ceremony. So let’s dive right into it.

Sofia by Clairo

Clairo, a 19-year-old singer-songwriter from Boston, Massachusetts, has released her first song titled “Sofia” on Spotify. The song has been written and produced by Clairo herself.

The lyrics of the song are about Clairo’s feelings for her friend Sofia. The catchy tune of the song is accompanied by a simple guitar riff and a drum beat which makes it perfect for summertime listening.

Watch on YouTube // Listen on Spotify // Sing (Lyrics) // Play (Chords)

I Know A Place by MUNA

“I Know A Place” is a song by the American indie pop band MUNA. The song was released on February 24, 2018, through their own label, Sister Polygon Records.

The song was written and recorded in Los Angeles, California and was produced by MUNA members Katie Gavin, Josette Maskin and Naomi McPherson. “I Know A Place” is about finding solace in the face of uncertainty and being able to find a place for oneself no matter what.

Watch on YouTube // Listen on Spotify // Sing (Lyrics) // Play (Chords)

She by dodie

The song “She” is about a girl who is in a toxic relationship with her boyfriend. The lyrics of the song talk about how she feels like she is just a shadow of herself and how she wants to be herself again.

dodie’s music video for “She” was directed by the singer and her friend, Claire Leona. The video has been watched over 50 million times on YouTube and it has been featured on many popular websites such as Buzzfeed, Rolling Stone, MTV and more.

Watch on YouTube // Listen on Spotify // Sing (Lyrics) // Play (Chords)

Honey by Kehlani

Kehlani is an American singer and songwriter. She is best known for her collaborations with fellow artists such as DJ Mustard, Ty Dolla $ign, and PartyNextDoor.

The single “Honey” was released on March 30, 2017 and has since reached over 20 million streams on Spotify. The song has been certified platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America.

Watch on YouTube // Listen on Spotify // Sing (Lyrics) // Play (Chords)

Headaches by Raveena

The song was released in November 2018, but it has already been played over a million times on YouTube. It has received a lot of positive feedback from fans as well as other artists who have praised the singer for tackling such an important topic in such a creative way.

Watch on YouTube // Listen on Spotify // Sing (Lyrics) // Play (Chords)

Make Me Feel by Janelle Monáe

The song is a part of the “emotion picture” that Monáe released in conjunction with her album “Dirty Computer”. The song is about how people try to make others feel inferior. “Make Me Feel” is based on a sample from Prince’s “Erotic City”.

Watch on YouTube // Listen on Spotify // Sing (Lyrics) // Play (Chords)

Cherry by Rina Sawayama

Rina Sawayama has been on the rise for the past few years. She began her career as a music producer, and since then she has been releasing her own songs. Her most recent song, “Cherry,” was released in November of 2018.

The song is accompanied by an accompanying music video that features Rina singing while sitting at a table with a group of friends – all but one are women dressed up as boys.

Watch on YouTube // Listen on Spotify // Sing (Lyrics) // Play (Chords)

Girlfriend by Christine and the Queens

Christine and the Queens’ “girlfriend” was released on 11 March 2018. The song is about the joys and sorrows of unrequited love. According to SongFacts, “This gender-bending funk jam finds Héloïse Letissier, a.k.a. Christine and the Queens, adopting a masculine swagger in a relationship”.

Watch on YouTube // Listen on Spotify // Sing (Lyrics) // Play (Chords)

She Keeps Me Warm by Mary Lambert

The song “She Keeps Me Warm” by Mary Lambert is about how love and being with someone can make a person feel safe and loved.

The song was first released on Lambert’s debut album Heart On My Sleeve in August 2014. The song was written by Mary Lambert, the singer of the song, and Justin Tranter. It was produced by Justin Tranter.

Watch on YouTube // Listen on Spotify // Sing (Lyrics) // Play (Chords)

Now your turn!

Let us know which WLW and lesbian love songs you feel people should Google more in the United States. We’ll do our best to source chords and lyrics for those songs.

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