18 Romantic Lyrics From '90s Love Songs That Still Make Us Swoon

 

The '90s was a solid decade for love songs: From late '80s hair-band holdovers crooning ballads to sensitive mid-'90s singer-songwriters, there's plenty to swoon over.

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For those of us who were in our formative years during this time, our ideas of romance and true love were shaped by the sweet sounds that echoed from our stereo speakers. Slow dancing to these love songs at the school dance was the innocent extent of our fantasy of a perfect date with that hot guy in third period English. 

Relive those golden days with our list of the most heart-pounding lyrics from the '90s -- and don't say we didn't warn you if you feel an instant need to build a playlist around it. 

 

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