Stream: 69 (More) Love Songs


So we all know the Magnetic Fields’

. But with V-day on the horizon, we figured we’d hook you up with 69 more love songs (prospective mates/dates love a little creativity after all) to help you woo the worthy (or even the not-so worthy). We’ve got the perfect love song for every kind of love you’ve got — from parental doting to lusty groping. Check out our list after the jump.

1. “O My Stars” – Michael Hurley Folk love.


2. “Van Helsing Boombox” – Man Man Hopeless hipster love.

3. “Don’t Be Cruel” – Elvis Presley Hound dog love.

4. “Catholic Girls” – Frank Zappa Jewish boy love.


5. “Only the Good Die Young” – Billy Joel Catholic girl love.

6. “Lay Lady Lay” – Bob Dylan Big brass love.


7. “Try a Little Tenderness” – Otis Redding Weary young girls in love.

8. “Only Sixteen” – Sam Cooke Teenage titillation love.

9. “Oh Yoko” – John Lennon Hand in hand in glove love.


10. “I Love Rock N Roll” – Joan Jett Duh, love for the rawk.

11. “Nothing Compares 2 U” – Sinead O’Connor (Pope) burning love.

12. “Be True to Your School” – The Beach Boys Alma Mater love.

13. “Our God is an Awesome God” – Michael W. Smith Church lady love.

14. “California Love” – 2pac Um, California Love.


15. “A Whole New World” – Aladdin Rich girl goes downtown for love.


16. “This Must Be the Place (Naive Melody)” – Talking Heads Drifter at heart love.

17. “Me & My Bitch” – Notorious B.I.G. Never snitch on my love.


18. “Where Do the Children Play” – Cat Stevens Empty nest love.

19. “Son of a Preacher Man” – Dusty Springfield Sneaky love.

20. “You Can Leave Your Hat On” – Etta James (Joe Cocker Cover) Turn on all the lights love.


21. “Distraction #74” – The Avett Brothers Can’t decide which girl to love love.

22. “Girls” – The Beastie Boys High school boy love.


23. “Back to You” – Brett Anderson Foolish love.


24. “Can’t Buy Me Love” – The Beatles Priceless love.


25. “I’m Your Man” – Leonard Cohen Anything you want from love.

26. “Excitable Boy” – Warren Zevon Psychotic love.

27. “One Week of Danger” – The Virgins Study abroad love.

28. “I’m Sticking With You” – The Velvet Underground Smother love.

29. “Baby It’s Cold Outside” – Dean Martin & Doris Day The essential date rape love.

30. “Thirteen” – Big Star Walk me home from school love.

31. “(I’m A) Donkey for Your Love” – BOAT Asinine love.

32. “Skinny Love” – Bon Iver Crushed veneer of love.

33. “Italian Leather Sofa” – Cake Bored patrician love.

34. “Acceptable in the 80’s” – Calvin Harris Love for you if you were born in the 80’s (the 80’s).

35. “Donna” – Ritchie Valens Oh where can you be love.


36. “Duncan” – Paul Simon Holes in the knees of your jeans love.


37. “Je ne t’aime plus” – Manu Chao I don’t love you anymore love.


38. “Love Potion No. 9” – The Coasters Gypsy woman love.

39. “The Weakness in Me” – Joan Armatrading Split down the middle love.

40. “Momma’s Boy” – Chromeo Oedipal love.

41. “The Boy Is Mine” – Brandy & Monica I’ll fight this girl for your love.


42. “Naked As We Came” – Iron & Wine Original love.

43. “Tous les Garçons et les Filles de Mon Age” – Françoise Hardy Everyone else is in love.


44. “Origin of Love” – Hedwig & The Angry Inch Aristophanes’ love.


45. “Perfect Love” – Marc Cohn Just what it says.

46. “No Children” – The Mountain Goats I hope you die love.

47. “Your Ex-Lover is Dead” – Stars Set yourself on fire love.

48. “Anthems for a 17 Year Old Girl” – Broken Social Scene Wrote his name on her underwear love.

49. “My Boyfriend’s Back” – The Angels My man’s gonna pummel you love.

50. “Can I Kick It?” – A Tribe Called Quest It’s a plus love.

51. “Leader of the Pack” – The Shangri-Las Hero worship.

52. “Amazed” – Lone Star The cheesiest love.

53. “You Make My Dreams” – Hall & Oates Oooh oooh oooh jump up and down love.

54. “5 Years Time” – Noah and the Whale Disgustingly cute love.

55. “She Sends Kisses” – The Wrens Tortured soul love.

56. “Down In Mexico” – The Coasters Sweaty, lusty, dirty bar love.

57. “Whatever You Like” – T.I. Generous love.

58. “Baby Got Back” – Sir Mix-A-Lot Big butt love.

59. “Pocketful of Money” – Jens Lekman Heart on fire with love.

60. “Somebody to Love” – Queen Anybody love.

61. “A Case of You” – Joni Mitchell Love with an impressively high tolerance.


62. “Unchained Melody” – Righteous Brothers Hungry love.


63. “At the Hop” – Devendra Banhart Greaseball heaven love.

64. “Papa Don’t Preach” – Madonna Baby’s love for baby.

65. “Sweet Caroline” – Neil Diamond All seasons love.

66. “Nobody’s In Love This Year” – Warren Zevon Anti-love.

67. “The Way You Look Tonight” – Frank Sinatra My lady is damn fine love.

68. “One Man Guy” – Rufus Wainwright Self love.

69. “I Got You Babe” – Sonny & Cher Lopsided love.