Teddy bears around every grocery store corner, invasive internet ads for engagement rings, hues of red and pink everywhere- Valentine’s day is looming near. Have a sweetheart? Are you SO ALONE? Don’t worry, here at KJHK we welcome listeners of all relationship statuses! In preparation for this weekend’s festivities, I asked some social-medialites, “What song best fits your attitude for this Valentine’s day?” Their responses were as varied as Kansas weather patterns and as charming as kitten videos. Here are some of my favorite recommendations from your Lawrence peers.
Psychostick – Jagermeister Love Song
This suggestion comes from Drew, who was unfortunate enough to be born on Valentine’s day. He makes the most of it. In Drew’s words, “All honesty, Valentine’s day can go f*** itself because my birthday is more important.” Interested ladies reading this- he may not be able to count to three, but he can count to Jagermeister.
MOST HILARIOUS RUNNER UP:
Group X – I Just Want (Bang Bang Bang)
From the geniuses who brought you internet classic Schfifty Five, this romantic gem is sure to make you feel schfourteen-teen again.
Glass Animals – Gooey
Please take a moment to add this to your sexy-time playlist if it isn’t on there already. You can thank Rose later for her spot on recommendation.
The Cure – Friday I’m In Love
If you’ve snagged yourself a blushing bosom buddy in time for V-Day, there’s no going wrong with this classic. “Like myself, the song is light hearted and blunt,” said Sarah, who I hope enjoys a lovely Friday AND Saturday with that someone special.
LEAST PLAYABLE ON THE RADIO
Big Sean – IDFWU (EXPLICIT) ft. E-40
Emphasis on explicit. Was this a sarcastic recommendation? Maybe. Or nah. Don’t listen if you are offended by bad words.
BEST SUITED FOR SINGLE-FOLK
Sex Pistols – No Feelings
Perfect anthem for all you folks who just want to embrace your freedom from V-Day shenanigans. “I got no emotions for anybody else. You better understand, I’m in love with myself. Myself. My beautiful self. No feelings for anybody else!”
Watsky – Sloppy Seconds [Cardboard Castles] (Explicit)
Life leaves bruises on everyone, but love is about accepting someone in spite of that. Maybe even loving someone for those quirks from the past. To you who managed to make it all the way to the end of this blog post… “I don’t care where you’ve been, how many miles, I still love you.”
Have a safe and lovely Valentine’s weekend no matter how you spend it.