Valentine's Day Playlist

Many people view Valentine’s Day as a made-up holiday designed to boost commercial sales and feel that it’s lost the romantic idea behind it. I personally think that this viewpoint is too cynical and a holiday about love is worth celebrating. Instead of splurging on gifts for loved ones, you can celebrate by taking time to watch a rom-com or listen to your favorite love songs! I’ve compiled a list of love songs that, if you have a significant other, will most likely make you think of them. They come from various genres but they are all super sweet and cute and, even if you don’t have a partner, I bet you will still enjoy them.


1.  “OTL” - Field Medic


Favorite lyric:

I'm at the grocery store buying EBT sushi

Wasabi soy sauce one true love

I'm making eye contact, smiling, then looking away shyly

Hey, that might have been my one true love


2. “Strawberry” - Paul Baribeau


Favorite lyric:

And to say that you are pretty

Would be like saying that the ocean is blue

Because the ocean is filled with all kinds of colors

And I see all kinds of things when I look at you


3. “Anyone Else But You” - The Moldy Peaches


Favorite lyric:

I kiss you on the brain in the shadow of a train

I kiss you all starry-eyed, my body’s swinging from side to side

I don’t see what anyone can see in anyone else

But you


4. “I’m Sticking With You” - The Velvet Underground


Favorite lyric:

I'll do anything for you

Anything you want me to

I'll do anything for you

Oh, oh, I'm sticking with you


5. “Mexico” - Cake


Favorite lyric:

I had a match, but she had a lighter

I had a flame, but she had a fire

I was bright, but she was much brighter

I was high, but she was the sky


6. “Skeleton” - The Front Bottoms


Favorite lyric:

I got miles to go 'til I ever get home

But the sound of your laugh, and your voice on the phone

Makes me feel like I am already there


7. “Amore” - OH! Hello


Favorite lyric:

We've got the whole world together

We've got our whole lives to spend together

We've got all our time to press our lips together

We've got the whole world, forever


8. “Just Like Heaven” - The Cure


Favorite lyric:

You, soft and only

You, lost and lonely

You, strange as angels

Dancing in the deepest oceans

Twisting in the water

You're just like a dream


9. “Makin’ Out” - Mark Owen


Favorite lyric:

I'll be the one who brings you coffee when you can't get up

I'll be the one who turns the light out when you go to sleep


10. “Lvr Boy” - awfultune


Favorite lyric:

You made me a little tougher boy

My life was black and white but now I see color boy

You’re my lover boy


These are all perfect songs for Valentine’s Day, and are even better when you can think about someone you love as you listen. I hope you enjoyed them and that you check out more of these artists’ songs!


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