Valentine’s Day is one of those holidays that everyone has an opinion about. You might love it. You might hate it. It might make you long for your formative years when your classmates made you cards every Februrary 14th. Or maybe you’re as ambivalent about this holiday as David Bowie appears to be on his memorable single, “Valentine’s Day”.
Some of those conflicting feelings we have about love and want have led to some of the best songs of our generation. From Alkaline Trio’s bitter “Enjoy Your Day” to the Cure’s heartfelt “Lovesong”, we’ve created a playlist of 14 songs for you to spend your Valentine’s Day enamored with.
To listen to The Only Playlist You Need This Valentine’s Day, scroll through the slideshow below.