Valentine’s Day playlists for all

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Ahhhh yes, love is in the air, cartoon hearts are floating around your face and shop windows are showered in a glow of pinks and reds. While this image is lovely, the typical Valentine’s Day gushiness can come across as a bit obnoxious at times (to put it lightly). And although some may be spending the day bathing in this holiday’s cheesy romance (turn up that Marvin Gaye!), we at the Clog thought we’d give the gift of good tunes. To lovers and lamenters alike — Happy Valentine’s Day!

Single and staying in 
Just because Valentine’s Day is all about love, that doesn’t mean that loving yourself isn’t important. This upbeat indie playlist will keep you partying all night long with sick songs that’ll fuel your soul.
  1. “Ladies Don’t Play Guitar” by Tennis
  2. “Deceptacon” by Le Tigre
  3. “Age Of Consent (New Order)” by Cayetana
  4. “Harvard” by Diet Cig
  5. “Party Line” by Belle & Sebastian
  6. “Shut Up Kiss Me” by Angel Olsen
  7. “Modern Girl” by Sleater-Kinney
  8. “I Was An Eagle” by Laura Marling
  9. “Can’t Get Enough of Myself” by Santigold
  10. “Cool Slut” by Chastity Belt
Galentine’s Day 
Everyone enjoys a good Galentine’s Day: booze, chocolate, movies and everything else in between. What else would be better to accompany such a night than a mix of 90s pop powerhouses?
  1. “No Scrubs” by TLC
  2. “Just A Girl” by No Doubt
  3. “Bye Bye Bye” by *NSync
  4. “Say You’ll Be There” by Spice Girls
  5. “Doo Wop (That Thing)” by Ms. Lauryn Hill
  6. “Say My Name” by Destiny’s Child
  7. “All I Wanna Do” by Sheryl Crow
  8. “Dreams” by The Cranberries
  9. “You Oughta Know” by Alanis Morissette
  10. “If You Had My Love” by Jennifer Lopez
Bromance
We can’t forget about our guys, can we? Plus, according to some modern-day anthropologists, the bromance is known to be one of the strongest emotional bonds known to man. Find your bro and embrace the hypnotic sound waves of the 70s.
  1. “Sunshine Of Your Love” by Cream
  2. “Ramble On” by Led Zeppelin
  3. “Moonage Daydream” by David Bowie
  4. “Lean on Me” by Bill Withers
  5. “Bohemian Rhapsody” by Queen
  6. “Psycho Killer” by Talking Heads
  7. “Walk on the Wild Side” by Lou Reed
  8. “(I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction” by The Rolling Stones
  9. “I Wonder” by Rodriguez
  10. “She Came In Through The Bathroom Window” by The Beatles

We at the Clog hope significant others and singles alike all have a groovy Valentine’s Day!

Kirsty Fowler is the assistant blog editor. Contact Kirsty Fowler at [email protected].