Melissa’s Mix Tape


Melissa's Mix Tape

Valentine’s Day is the ideal time of year for a mixtape. Almost every band has at least a few songs devoted to love, heartache or gettin’ intimate. Whether you’ve got someone special or just want to celebrate being single and awesome, here’s my mix for you. It’s a little bit of every possible Valentine’s Day sentiment.

1) “Girl Is On My Mind” by the Black Keys off of “Rubber Factory”

2) “Close to Me” by the Cure off of “Head On The Door”

3) “Still In Love With You” by Thin Lizzy off of “Nightlife”

4) “I Can Get Us Out of Here Tonight” by Lucero off of “Rebels, Rogues and Sworn Brothers”

5) “Girlfriend Is Better” by the Talking Heads off of “Speaking In Tongues”

6) “A Chicken With Its Head Cut Off” by the Magnetic Fields off of “69 Love Songs”

7) “Always Leaving” by Spoonboy off of “I love you, this is a robbery”

8) “La La Love You” by the Pixies off of “Doolittle”

9) “Romance” by R.E.M. off of “Eponymous”

10) “Pretty In Pink” by the Psychedelic Furs off of “All of This and Nothing”

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  3. Lol, I keep seeing more and more about the rubber tracks. Is it a special thing that converse is doing?

    Like, is it a collaboration between a bunch of artists or something??


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