15. The Swell Season, "in These Arms" (2009)

Basically every song by The Swell Season is sincere, granted, but "In These Arms" must be the apex. Saying you were born to hold someone in your arms can easily skew cheesy, but Glen Hansard and Marketa Irglova's earnest suggestion feels like the genuine article. β€” K.H.

Norah Jones, "Come Away with Me" (2002)
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