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Yes, It’s Valentine’s Day. Here’s Your FILTER Playlist To Get You In The Mood!

By Staff on February 14, 2013

 

Yes, It’s Valentine’s Day. Here’s Your FILTER Playlist To Get You In The Mood!

 

As you may or may not know, today is St. Valentine's Day! Honestly we would be a little surprised if you were unaware of it since everything has been covered in hearts, teddy bears, pink and red since your hangover from New Year's subsided.

 

Nevertheless, V-Day is upon us and we have compiled a FILTER approved list of songs full of love and heartbreak just for your special day!

 

Frank Ocean -- "Thinkin' Bout You"

"Clearly Frank Ocean's 'Thinkin Bout You' makes this list." -- Evan Pierri

 

Golden Earring -- "Radar Love"

I am only picking this song because when I was a kid I thought he was singing "Red Hot Love" and the sheer thought of that as a child is enough to tickle yore innards. -- Pat McGuire

 

My Bloody Valentine -- "When You Sleep"

There is something so perfect about a song that celebrates the quiet moments in a relationship. -- Bailey Pennick

 


Kraftwerk -- "Computer Love"

Did you know Coldplay ripped this off for one of their humungous singles? I forget which one. -- Pat McGuire

 

Yeah Yeah Yeahs -- "Maps"

Equal parts heartbreak and yearning. Who can resist a plea like, "Wait, they don't love you like I love you."? -- Samantha Barnes

 

Galaxie 500 -- "Tugboat"

Because I just wanna be your tugboat captain. It's a place I'd like to be. It's a place I'd be happy. -- Breanna Murphy

 

Robyn -- "Dancing On My Own"

We've all been there. You're single. It's Valentine's Day and pictures of your ex with a new fling getting cozy start spamming your Facebook feed, or frankly, you're just sick of seeing any happy couples anywhere. If there's any song that can make you dance through it all, this is it. Thanks, Robyn. "I keep dancing on my own." -- Samantha Barnes

 

Dolly Parton - "Here You Come Again"

Dolly Parton has been and always will be one of the biggest bad asses ever, and I have been earnestly belting out her songs in my bedroom since I was 5 years old. -- Monique GIlbert

 

Teddy Raph & His Orchestra – "Dream A Little Dream Of Me"

Recorded in 1931, I'm betting I picked the oldest recording for this mix. I've always been a fan of Cass Elliot's "Dream a Little Dream of Me" and really like the version that was made 10 years before she was born. Either way, I think both lyrics and melody are pretty much perfect for Valentine's Day. -- Mike Bell

 

The Chemical Brothers -- "Swoon"

The Chemical Brothers manage to explain love in less than 10 words. Sweet and simple - the way it should be. -- Sarah Chavey

 

Icona Pop -- "I Love It"

That song during the Coke dance seen on "GIRLS" last week - perfect Valentines Day love ballad :) -- Alan Sartirana

 

Aaliyah - One in a Million

Everything 'Liyah says in the song is what you would want to feel from your boo. It's pretty self explanatory. Perfect song when you're driving out to your over priced sushi date with someone you probably aren't feeling as much as you're feeling Aaliyah. -- Daniel Wheatley

 

Talking Heads – "This Must Be The Place"

Wine-drunk, head-in-the-sky, shoes-off, hardwood-floor-sliding with your loved one. Make it up as you go along. -- Breanna Murphy

 

Lord Huron -- "She Lit a Fire"

Because for every girl who says she loves the chase, it's probably because she's known someone with a tenth of devotion that's demonstrated in this song. -- Angelica Corona

 

The Ronettes -- "Baby, I Love You"

Do I really even need to explain this one? -- Bailey Pennick

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