10 Song Lyrics to Send Your Crush When You Don't Know What to Say

Not that you don't already know this, but texting your crush is freaking hard.

Between proofreading it 75 times to passing it around to all your besties for approval, coming up with what exactly what to say is arguably the most difficult part.

A simple "hey" or "hello" won't suffice, because they'll respond with the same thing and you're back to square one. Save that sigh of defeat for your math homework, because we're here to save the day.

Where words fail, music speaks—and we're prepared to prove that by sharing the best lyrics to text your crush when you don't know what to say. Find the one for you from the list below, then sit, back, relax and wait on their response.

When you want to make it clear that you don't know what to say around them:

"I lose my voice when I look at you."

-"Black Butterflies and Déjà Vu" by The Maine


When it's a chilly night and you know you'd fair better if you were together:

"I know it's cold when we're apart."

-"You and I" by PVRIS


When you want to ignite a friendly little debate:

"If I doubt you, would you come through?"

-"Pool" by Paramore

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When you're worried they might think they're too cool for you:

"I can't break through your world, 'cause you live in shades of cool."

-"Shades of Cool" by Lana Del Rey


When you want to sound really poetic with a compliment about their eyes:

"Fifteen flares inside those ocean eyes."

-"Ocean Eyes" by Billie Eilish


When you're ready to go all in with how you feel about them:

"And out of the blue, I fell for you."

-"Butterflies" by Kacey Musgraves

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When you're total opposites yet somehow meant for one another:

"Tell me how we're not alike, but we work so well and we don't even know why."

-"Why" by Sabrina Carpenter


When you're curious to know about what type of music they listen to:

"My taste in music is your face."

-"Tear in my Heart" by Twenty One Pilots


When you want them to understand you're the one:

"No, I won't let you down and run."

-"Be the One" by Dua Lipa


When you're ready to spend the rest of your life with them, even though you might not be compatible:

"Won't you be my bad, bad company?"

-"Bad Company" by Jule Vera


Now that we've shared the best lyrics to text your crush, we're breaking down the best ones to use as comments on your crush's Instagram posts HERE.