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Time Out New York's Top 50 Love Songs

Discussion in 'Anything goes' started by Moderator1, Feb 12, 2016.

  1. Moderator1

    Moderator1 Moderator Staff Member

    Not sure my list would look much like this, though I'm not really into love songs these days

    But, alas, it is Valentine's weekend

    The 50 best love songs for Valentine's Day
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  2. kleeda

    kleeda Active Member

    No "Silly Love Songs" from Paul McCartney?
    No "Love Is The Drug" from Roxy Music?
    No "Slave To Love" from Bryan Ferry?
    No "My Love" from Paul McCartney?
    No Pina Colada song?
    No "Hey There Delilah" from Plain White Ts?
    No "Wonderful Tonight" from Clapton?
    No "Just The Way You Are" by Billy Joel?
    Nothing from Roxy Music's album Avalon, maybe the most romantic rock album of all time?
    That's just after a little bit of thought. I could go on and on.
    GTFO, Time Out.
  3. Riptide

    Riptide Well-Known Member

    Proclaimers? GTFO.
  4. jr/shotglass

    jr/shotglass Well-Known Member

    Applaud the first one. The underlying creepiness of the second is surpassed only by Benny Mardones' "Into The Night." ;)
  5. Vombatus

    Vombatus Well-Known Member

    No Jimmy Buffett "Why Don't We Get Drunk... (and Screw)?"
  6. terrier

    terrier Well-Known Member

    Gets a little schmaltzy toward the end, but if that list can house the Smiths and Father John Misty...:)
  7. Songbird

    Songbird Well-Known Member

    "How to tell you, girl, I want to build my world around you ... "

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  8. Songbird

    Songbird Well-Known Member

  9. Buck

    Buck Well-Known Member

    I love The Cure. I've been a big fan since I was a freshman or sophomore in high school.
    But 'Friday I'm in Love' is awful.
  10. Moderator1

    Moderator1 Moderator Staff Member

    Several years ago, I was in line to pay for some things after getting gas at a WaWa in Waldorf, Md. Hey There Delilah came up on the in-house sound system.

    There was a cashier and three customers: young black guy (cashier), old white guy (me), young white woman who was extremely cute and wearing quite the outfit and an older black woman. We all smiled when the song came on and at the first chorus, we put our arms around each other, swayed and sang. Stayed and did it again the next chorus.

    If I had to rank my life in 2-3 minute chunks, that would be in the top 5.

    Song ended, we all paid up and left. Left smiling. Except for the cashier. He stayed smiling.
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  11. jr/shotglass

    jr/shotglass Well-Known Member

    OK, if I'd had that Delilah experience, I wouldn't be so tough on it.
  12. cranberry

    cranberry Well-Known Member

    Only one token Al Green song? No Marvin Gaye or Barry White? Please.
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