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Inhuman 05.30.2011 01:22 AM

Love Song...s
 
I'm surprised that there isn't a thread on this already. Love songs have a wide range as it's probably the most covered theme in music.

What are your all-time favorite love songs?

floatingslowly 05.30.2011 09:28 AM

Places Named After Numbers - Frank Black

it's a love song about a black hole.

Pookie 05.30.2011 10:02 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Inhuman
I'm surprised that there isn't a thread on this already.

I Luv You Really Lots and Stuff - The Luvvers

GeneticKiss 05.30.2011 06:41 PM

The Cure - Love Song

A perfect encapsulation of commitment and longing in roughly 4 minutes.

Jeremy 05.31.2011 02:23 AM

Agreed about The Cure, that's one of the best love songs ever; It fitting deserves its title.

Other ones I can think of:
"The Only One" by The Black Keys (Kind of a sad/happy love song. I struggle to ever listen to it to this day because it was always reminds me of an ex girlfriend.)
"Cotton Crown" by Sonic Youth
"Drain You" by Nirvana
"47" by Sunny Day Real Estate
"Out Go The Lights" by Spoon

~Jeremy~

DemonBox 06.01.2011 08:22 AM

Weezer - Why Bother

Inhuman 06.01.2011 05:03 PM

Currently mine would be:

The Cure - Love Song
Kevin Shields - City Girl
My Bloody Valentine - Sometimes
Half Japanese - Roman Candles
John Lennon - Love
Jeff Mangum - I love how you love me

jimbrim 06.01.2011 06:54 PM

John Martyn - Couldn't Love You More

DaveCromwell 08.14.2011 10:35 AM

"I Love Her All The Time"

:cool:

Genteel Death 08.14.2011 11:07 AM

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9TIg16XS8S0&sns=fb
One of the best songs ever written.

DaveCromwell 08.14.2011 11:32 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Genteel Death
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9TIg16XS8S0&sns=fb
One of the best songs ever written.


Ah yes - Neil and his "falsetto" - the sound he ultimately perfected for his "After The Gold Rush" album.

Good to hear this again (after all this time)

demonrail666 08.14.2011 11:57 AM

Leo Sayer - I Can't Stop Loving You

the ikara cult 08.14.2011 12:07 PM

Something by Brainbombs

Pookie 08.14.2011 12:37 PM

Shirley!

Bytor Peltor 08.14.2011 03:33 PM

The Cure - A Letter To Elise
http://youtu.be/cU6bZ6NtJCs


The Legendary Pink Dots - I Love You In Your Tragic Beauty
http://youtu.be/YwU27t2DHcw

The Legendary Pink Dots - The Lovers
Part One: http://youtu.be/UHdf2AgGurI
Part Two: http://youtu.be/1noK8zanOJw


10cc - I'm Not In Love
http://youtu.be/Y2BavhwpIJg

the ikara cult 08.14.2011 03:42 PM

Not Brainbombs, obviously

I dont know how to define a love song, as a song about love or a song that evokes love.

Youre my best friend Queen

Mortte Jousimo 08.15.2011 08:57 AM

Sielun Veljet: Rakkaudesta
New Order: Paradise

Genteel Death 09.09.2011 02:53 PM

Roky Erickson - I Love The Living You
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-2nBUpMtqcI&sns=fb

Torn Curtain 11.06.2011 09:09 AM

Captain Beefheart - Her Eyes Are A Blue Million Miles

JohnnyLurg 11.06.2011 10:47 AM

Garage Rock/Punk:
Thee Headcoats - When You Stop Loving Me
Thee Mighty Caesars - Why Can't You See
Nipple Erectors - Gabrielle
The 101ers - Keys to Your Heart
Crimpshrine - Summertime

Twee Pop:
Watercolor Paintings - You and Me
Beat Happening - Cast a Shadow
Heavenly - C is the Heavenly Option
The Vaselines - Rory Rides Me Raw

Indie:
The Magnetic Fields - 69 Love Songs (all of them)
Sebadoh - Brand New Love
Camper Van Beethoven - All Her Favorite Fruit

Folk:
Dan Bern - Rome
Simon & Garfunkel - For Emily, Wherever I May Find Her


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