I haven't compiled love or "anti-love" songs in tribute to Valentine's Day for quite some time, so I thought I'd spend the day curating some new tracks to consider. I hope I don't repeat any inclusions from playlists I've posted in the past, but you can find those here:
2/14/12 — Valentine’s Day: “Love” is in the Title...
2/14/13 — Valentine's Day: "Love" is in the title... (again, but not really)
Some of the links are dead, but there are still some tracks to listen to.
Embrace your loved ones today and beyond, everyone.
Betty Davis — “Anti Love Song”
Julian Cope — “Beautiful Love”
The Gun Club — “Sex Beat”
Blonde Redhead — "Valentine"
Tom Waits: "Blue Valentine"
Louis Armstrong: "I'm Confessin' (That I Love You)
Henry Rollins: "A Man and a Woman"
Liz Phair: "Flower (Girlysound demo)"
Muddy Waters — “I Just Want to Make Love to You”
The Mojo Men — “Sit Down, I Think I Love You”
Frank Zappa — “Broken Hearts Are For Assholes”
The Swingin' Medallions — "Double Shot (Of My Baby's Love)"
My Bloody Valentine — "Cupid Come"
Method Man — "All I Need"
James Chance & The Pill Factory: "That's When Your Heartaches Begin"
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