I love you, but you love her.

As bad as things may seem, they can’t be worse than these songs.

01. Avril Lavigne - “Fall To Pieces” (Under My Skin)
02. Keane - “She Has No Time” (Hopes And Fears)
03. Lifehouse “Good Enough” (The Wild Original Soundtrack)
04. Michelle Featherstone - “Coffee And Cigarettes” (Fallen Down)
05. Taylor Swift - “Last Kiss” (Speak Now)
06. The Corrs - “No Good For Me” (Talk On Corners)
07. You Me At Six - “Fireworks” (Hold Me Down)
08. Carrie Underwood - “Starts With Goodbye” (Some Hearts)
09. Juli - “Wenn Du Lachst” (Es Ist Juli)
10. Katie Melua - “Learning The Blues” (Call Off The Search)
11. Oasis - “Stop Crying Your Heart Out” (Heathen Chemistry)
12. Taylor Swift - “White Horse” (Fearless)

Being screwed over by the guy you love, even though you knew he was bad news all along, is fun

01. Sia - “Academia” (Some People Have Real Problems)
02. Santogold - “Starstruck” (Santogold)
03. Regina Spektor - “Consequences of Sound” (Songs)
04. Kimya Dawson - “My Rollercoaster” (Remember That I Love You)
05. The Kooks - “Naive” (Inside In Inside Out (Acoustic Live At Abbey Road))
06. Kevin Drew and Broken Social Scene “TBTF” (Spirit If)
07. Feist - “Brandy Alexander” (The Reminder)
08. M.I.A. - “Jimmy” (Kala)
09. The Velvet Underground - “Pale Blue Eyes” (Pale Blue Eyes)
10. Lykke Li - “Little Bit” (Youth Novels)

You say you still love me, but I’m not so sure..

01. Kanye West - “Paranoid Featuring Mr. Hudson” (808’s and Heartbreak)
02. Camera Obscura - “You Told A Lie” (My Maudlin Career)
03. Calvin Harris - “Worst Day Featuring Izza Kizza” (Ready For the Weekend)
04. Drake - “Bria’s Interlude Featuring Omarion” (So Far Gone)
05. The Blow - “Pardon Me” (Paper Television)
06. Beach House - “Used To Be” (Teen Dream)
07. Daft Punk - “Make Love” (Human After All)
08. Best Coast - “I Want To” (Crazy For You)
10. Outkast - “Happy Valentine’s Day” (Speakerboxx/The Love Below)

You don’t really love me, and I know it

01. Ben Harper And The Innocent Criminals - “Show Me A Little Shame” (Burn To Shine)
02. Jeff Buckley - “I Want Someone Badly” (Grace)
03. The Shivers - “I Want You Back” (More)
04. Tom Waits - “Black Wings” (Bone Machine)
05. Otis Redding & Carla Thomas - “Tell It Like It Is” (A King & A Queen)
06. Grandaddy - “He’s Simple, He’s Dumb, He’s The Pilot” (The Sophtware Slump)
07. Morrissey - “I Am Hated For Loving” (Vauxhall and I)
08. Kirby Kaiser - “Strictly Physical Relationship”
09. Paleo - “You Don’t Have To Go” (Pedestrian Crossings)
10. Fiona Apple - “Shadowboxer” (Tidal)
11. The Cardigans - “Lovefool” (First Band On The Moon)
12. Save Ferris - “Goodbye” (It Means Everything)
13. Eliza Doolittle - “So High” (Eliza Doolittle)
14. John Ledgend - “Ordinary People” (Get Lifted)
15. Lauryn Hill - “Ex-Factor” (The Misseducation of Lauryn Hill)

I’m falling in love with someone that I know is leaving for a different country in two months, but I’m too happy to care

I hope the progression here is clear. Love sucks, but it is so so so worth it.

01. Doris Troy - “Just One Look”
02. Ra Ra Riot - “Can You Tell” (Ra Ra Riot)
03. Fruit Bats - “Beautiful Morning Light” (The Ruminant Band)
04. Van Morrison - “Sweet Thing” (Astral Weeks)
05. Chapterhouse - “If You Want Me” (Whirlpool)
06. Beirut - “East Harlem” (The Rip Tide)
07. Kings of Leon - “Cold Dessert” (Only by the Night)
08. Pavement - “Summer Babe” (Slanted and Enchanted)
09. Youth Lagoon - “July” (The Year of Hibernation)
10. Death Cab for Cutie - “Transatlanticism” (Transatlanticism)
11. LCD Soundsystem - “All I Want” (This is Happening)
12. Rolling Stones - “Moonlight Mile” (Sticky Fingers)
12. Best Coast - “Let’s Go Home” (The Only Place)

Valentine’s Tape

“Porno is the unconsciousness of culture, the libido of humanity.” - Masami Akita

01. Whitehouse - “Shitfun” (Erector)
02. Mars - “Helen Forsdale” (No New York)
03. Merzbow - “Rainbow Electronics” (Rainbow Electronics)
04. Neu! - “Super 16” (Neu! 2)
05. Sunn O))) Meets Nurse With Wound - “Dysnystaxis {…A Chance Meeting With Somnus}” (The Iron Soul of Nothing)
06. Naked City - “Hellraiser” (Grand Guignol)
07. John Oswald “James Brown - Black” (Plunderphonics)
08. Melvins - “Hung Bunny” (Lysol)
09. Masonna - “Untitled No. 9” (Frequency LSD)
10. Little Women - “Throat VII” (Throat)

This is sure to please any TMT reader who is in the mood for lovin’.

Queer love

01. Belle and Sebastian - “Seeing Other People” (If You’re Feeling Sinister)
02. Christopher - “Call Your Girlfriend (Robyn Cover)” (Colours)
03. Frank Ocean - “Bad Religion” (Channel Orange)
04. George Michael - “Kissing A Fool” (Faith)
05. Antony And The Johnsons - “Hope There’s Someone” (I Am A Bird Now)
06. Sigur Ros - “Hoppipolla” (Takk…)
07. Perfume Genius - “Hood” (Put Your Back N 2 It)
08. The Smiths - “This Charming Man” (The Sound Of The Smiths)
09. Queen - “Crazy Little Thing Called Love” (The Game)
10. David Bowie - “Boys Keep Swinging” (Lodger)
11. Franz Ferdinand - “Michael” (Franz Ferdinand)
12. Hercules And Love Affair - “You Belong” (Hercules And Love Affair)
13. Pet Shop Boys - “Always On My Mind” (Discography: The Complete Singles Collection)
14. The Magnetic Fields - “The Book Of Love” (69 Love Songs)
15. Macklemore & Ryan Lewis - “Same Love (Feat. Mary Lambert)” (The Heist)

“I was about half in love with her by the time we sat down. That’s the thing about girls. Every time they do something pretty… you fall half in love with them, and then you never know where the hell you are.” - J. D. Salinger

When you’re half in love, these songs will help you determine which direction the love meter needs to move.

01. Aloe Blacc - “You Make Me Smile” (Good Things)
02. Fyfe Dangerfield - “When You Walk In The Room” (Fly Yellow Moon)
03. Sharon Van Etten - “For You” (Because I Was In Love)
04. Joseph Arthur - “Honey And The Moon” (Redemption’s Son)
05. Artist - “Song Title” (Album)
06. T. Rex - “Bang A Gong [Get It On]” (Electric Warrior)
07. Stars - “My Favourite Book” (In Our Bedroom After The War)
08. Yeasayer - “I Remember” (Odd Blood)
09. Dan Black - “U + Me =” (UN)
10. The Tallest Man On Earth - “The Dreamer” (Sometimes The Blues Is Just A Passing Bird)
11. Greg Laswell - “How The Day Sounds” (Three Flights From Alto Nido)
12. Sufjan Stevens - “The Dress Looks Nice On You” (Seven Swans)
13. Jens Lekman - “You Are The Light” (When I Said I Wanted To Be Your Dog)
14. Release The Sunbird - “Best Thing For Me” (Come Back To Us)
15. The Zombies - “This Will Be Our Year” (Odessey And Oracle)

Why the fuck do I love you so much?

“Art and love are the same thing: It’s the process of seeing yourself in things that are not you.” - Chuck Klosterman

01. Alunageorge - “Just a Touch” (You Know You Like It EP)
02. My Morning Jacket - “It Beats 4 U” (Z)
03. Bloc Party - “This Modern Love” (Silent Alarm)
04. MGMT - “Indie Rokkers” (Time to Pretend EP)
05. Dismemberment Plan - “I Love a Magician” (Emergency & I)
06. TV on the Radio - “Playhouses” (Return to Cookie Mountain)
07. Wilco - “Dawned on Me” (The Whole Love)
08. Bob Dylan - “Sara” (Desire)
09. The Microphones - “The Moon” (The Glow Pt. 2)
10. Sharon Van Etten - “Give Out” (Tramp)
11. Neil Young - “When You Dance You Can Really Love” (After the Gold Rush)
12. Girls - “Love Like a River” (Father, Son, Holy Ghost)
13. My Bloody Valentine - “When You Sleep” (Loveless)

Bitch, if you don’t love me, at least let me forget you!

01. Stars - “Your Ex-Lover Is Dead” (Set Yourself On Fire)
02. Bon Iver - “I Can’t Make You Love Me” (Calgary)
03. Cold War Kids - “Hang Me Up To Dry” (Up In Rags)
04. Neon Trees - “Our War” (Habits)
05. Ramones - “I Don’t Want You” (Road To Ruin)
06. Matt Skiba - “Good Fucking Bye” (Split CD with Kevin Seconds)
07. fun. - “Barlights” (Aim and Ignite)
08. The Kooks - “You Don’t Love Me” (Inside In Inside Out)
09. The Downtown Fiction - “Thanks For Nothing” (Let’s Be Animals)
10. Set It Off - “I’d Rather Drown” (Cinematics)
11. Funeral For A Friend - “Streetcar” (Hours)

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