14 Best Songs About Fall

By Nico Gonzalez

Fall is a time of year that is often associated with nostalgia. The leaves change colors and falling to the ground, the air becomes crisp and cool, pumpkin spice flavoring everything in sight- it all makes us think of past memories and good times. And what better way to capture those memories than through music? Here are 14 songs about fall that will make you feel all warm and fuzzy inside.


Autumn Leaves – Nat King Cole

Autumn Leaves (Remastered)

One of the most popular songs about fall is “Autumn Leaves” by Nat King Cole. The song was originally written in French by Jacques Prévert, and Cole’s version was released in 1956. The song is about a man who is reminiscing on all the good times he’s had with his lover, and how she is now gone. The lyrics are poetic and full of longing for what used to be. It’s definitely a must-listen for anyone who loves autumn!

Autumn in New York – Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Armstrong

Ella & Louis - Autumn in New York (HD)

One of the most quintessential songs about fall is “Autumn in New York” by Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Armstrong. The song reflects on the beauty of the season, with lyrics like “The autumn leaves fall gently on the ground/Casting shadows on the stones that lay scattered all around”. It’s a beautiful song to listen to while sitting in the park, watching the leaves change colors. Its lyrics are about things like the bittersweet nature of every season, and those good things must come to an end.

Autumn Serenade – John Coltrane & Johnny Hartman

John Coltrane and Johnny Hartman - Autumn Serenade

Autumn Serenade is a beautiful love song about the autumn season. The song reflects on the colors of the leaves, the cool weather, and the memories of past autumns. It’s a perfect song to listen to during this time of year. Its lyrics are about how the “leafs are changing colors”, and how this autumn season is different than all the other autumn seasons.

September – Earth, Wind and Fire

Earth, Wind & Fire - September (Official HD Video)

September is a song about the end of summer and the beginning of fall. The lyrics reflect the change in seasons, with references to leaves changing color and falling down, pumpkin spice, and autumn breezes. It’s a beautiful song that captures the magic of fall. Its lyrics are about the sadness of the end of summer, but also about starting over again with a beautiful new season. It’s one of our favorite songs about fall.

I absolutely love this song! The lyrics are so sweet and capture all of the feels you get while having your first crush in school during fall. It’s a good song for teenagers because it captures all of the emotions they are feeling. It’s about being young, in love, living for the moment with your best friend.

Forever Autumn – Justin Hayward

Justin Hayward - Forever Autumn (1978) [with lyrics on screen]

Forever Autumn is a song about the nostalgia of fall. The lyrics evoke the feeling of leaves falling, the cool air, and the memories of past autumns. The song is about remembering those times when everything felt perfect. It’s a beautiful song that will make you feel all the emotions of fall. Its lyrics are about the love of autumn and how it will never be forgotten. It has a great message about the good memories we have with this season and I think everyone needs to hear it!

Autumn’s Not Cold – Lorrie Morgan

Autumn's Not That Cold

Lorrie Morgan’s song “Autumn’s Not Cold” is a beautiful ballad about the autumn season. The song talks about how autumn isn’t cold at all, but rather a time of beauty and nostalgia. The song is perfect for listening to while walking through the leaves in the falltime. Its lyrics are about a bittersweet time of year, great for anyone who is a fan of fall. Its lyrics are about a woman who is having a bittersweet time of year, which makes it perfect for listening to around the falltime. In its lyrics, Morgan talks about how she misses her lover but that she knows he has things he needs to do on his own.

When Fall Comes To New England – Cheryl Wheeler

When Fall Comes To New England

When Fall Comes To New England by Cheryl Wheeler paints a beautiful picture of the autumn season. The song talks about the leaves changing color, the cool crisp air, and all of the wonderful things that come with fall. It’s a perfect song to listen to while taking a walk through the autumn leaves. Its lyrics are about the beauty of the season, and it leaves the listener feeling refreshed. Many songs about fall that talk about the coming of winter aren’t necessarily happy songs, but this one is a wonderful exception. It makes the listener feel hopeful and excited for what’s to come.

Autumn Leaves – Ed Sheeran

Autumn Leaves (Deluxe Edition)

Ed Sheeran’s “Autumn Leaves” is a melancholy ballad that talks about the feeling of loss associated with fall. The song is about a relationship that has ended, and how the memories of that relationship are still fresh in the singer’s mind. Even though the leaves are falling and the world is becoming colder, the singer still feels the warmth of those memories. Its lyrics are about missing someone, and how the singer can’t get that person off of his mind.

The song is low-key and mellow, and features a piano accompaniment to help it flow along with the rhythm. When Ed Sheeran released this song in 2014, he did not specify whether or not the song was meant to be taken literally about falling autumn leaves, or if it was an analogy for lost love.

September – Corb Lund

Corb Lund - September (Official Video)

September is a song about the end of summer and the beginning of fall. The song is about the memories of summer, and how they start to fade as the days get shorter and the weather gets colder. The song is melancholic but also hopeful, looking forward to the winter months. Its lyrics are about the fading of summer but also the beauty of it. Its lyrics are about watching trees change and remembering feelings that can’t be replaced, like the sun hitting your skin.

Sweater Weather – The Neighborhood

The Neighbourhood - Sweater Weather (Official Video)

Sweater Weather by The Neighborhood is a beautiful song about the nostalgia of fall. The song talks about how the memories of fall make you feel warm and happy, like you’re wearing a sweater on a cool day. It’s the perfect song to listen to while sitting in the leaves, watching them fall around you. Many songs about fall are about the feelings it brings, and this is no exception. Some people listen to this song when they’re in a bad mood, and it lifts their spirits. This is one of the most popular songs about fall that people listen to when Fall comes around!

Autumn Town Leaves – Iron & Wine

Autumn Town Leaves

Autumn Town Leaves by Iron & Wine is a song about the beauty of fall. The lyrics talk about how the leaves fall and how the town becomes quiet. It’s a song that makes you feel the nostalgia of fall, with all of its beauty and peace. Many songs about fall are like this one, nostalgic and peaceful. Some people really want to feel the beauty of this time of year and certain songs connect with those feelings.

We Fell In Love In October – Girl In Bed

girl in red - we fell in love in october

We Fell In Love In October by Girl In Bed is a song about the memories of a past relationship. The song talks about how the singer and their partner fell in love in October, and how they miss those memories. The song is a beautiful ballad that will make you feel all the feels.

Its lyrics are about how it’s not the end of love, even when things are bad. Some people have a hard time with the inevitable heartbreak of a relationship, but this song is there to help you get through it.

Just Like Autumn – The Tuesday Crew, Carly Bannister, Jordy Searcy

The Tuesday Crew, Carly Bannister, Jordy Searcy all collaborated to create a song about the beauty of fall. Just Like Autumn talks about how everything in life has its own season, and fall is a time to reflect on the past year and prepare for the new one ahead. The song is soulful and calming, with lyrics that will make you appreciate the season even more. 

Its lyrics are about fireworks and leaves, a mix of both excitement and nostalgia. Just Like Autumn is the perfect song to listen to as you contemplate your life or prepare for a new school year.

Harvest Fair – Summer Salt

Harvest Fair by Summer Salt is one of the most beautiful songs about fall. It’s about spending time with loved ones and enjoying the simple things in life. It’s a perfect song to listen to while walking through the leaves on a crisp autumn day. Its lyrics are about the natural beauty of the fall season. “Bare feet on pavement pavements / Bare arms holding hands hand in hand” really brings a vivid image to mind. It’s a perfect song for when you’re feeling nostalgic about this time of year!