Celebrate V-Day in song

Valentine’s Day is a day about sharing love, spending romantic time together, showing someone how much you care and getting some action.

For those of you who aren’t such smooth operators, here are some songs to make the “getting some action” part that much easier.


Goo Goo Dolls

If your heart doesn’t beat even a tiny bit faster when you hear Johnny Rzeznik belt out this ballad, chances are you don’t have a heart.


Unwritten Law

The acoustic version of this 1999 love song is raw, honest, romantic and can act as the perfect accent for your Valentine’s Day festivities.

“Nothing Else Matters”


This unexpected heartfelt ballad from everyone’s favorite hardcore rockers can soften the hardest of hearts.

“Love Song”


Dim the lights, pour two glasses of wine (or sparkling cider if you’re underage) and put on this laid-back Cure cover for a sure-fire way to get you and your loved one in the mood.

“Better Together”

Jack Johnson

If you can’t say it yourself, just let Jack Johnson do it. With lyrics like “love is the answer, at least for most of the questions in my heart,” relationships have never sounded easier and more perfect.

Of course, there’s nothing wrong with being single, and Valentine’s Day is the perfect chance to celebrate freedom from cheesy cards, overpriced dinners and chalky candy hearts.

Here’s a great playlist for those who are free from the ball-and-chain and damn happy about it.

“Dancing With Myself”

Billy Idol

Dancing partners are overrated anyway. They only hold you back from fully getting your groove on; Billy’s just telling it like it is.

“Since U Been Gone”

Kelly Clarkson

You don’t need an unsatisfying and unappreciative significant other when you’ve got great songs like this to keep you company. Plus, it sounds good on high volume.

“99 Problems”


If you’re having Valentine’s Day problems we feel bad for you son; we got 99 problems but a bitch ain’t one.


Natasha Bedingfield

A “declaration of independence” for single women everywhere, Bedingfield’s danceable rally cry is the perfect song to listen to if you’re unattached and loving it.

“Hate (I Really Don’t Like You)”

Plain White T’s

With lyrics like “hate is a strong word, but I really really really don’t like you,” need we say more about the appeal of this anti-love anthem? This is another one that sounds bangin’ when blasting out of your speakers.