Love Songs Needed

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [BG]' started by LizardKing3, Jul 23, 2005.

  1. I am attempting to make a "sappy hardcore" mix CD for someone.

    I could use some ideas for songs; I want punkish or hardcore love songs. If you have funny love songs post the name and title as well, can't hurt.
  2. Iruleonbass


    May 29, 2005
    New York
    Going away to collage - Blink 182
  3. Figjam


    Aug 5, 2003
    Boston, MA
  4. ArtisFallen


    Jul 21, 2004
    oof... umm letsee...

    almost anything by the Killers will do you fine...
    literally anything by the Ataris fits the bill
    one word: "Elvis"

    Bionic - The Buzz poets
    Speed of Love - Rush :D
    Fell in Love with a Girl - White stripes (sorry :meh: )
    Give a little Bit - Supertramp

    Funny love songs:

    S E X X Y - They Might be Giants
    Since You've been Gone - Wierd Al
  5. Iruleonbass


    May 29, 2005
    New York
    Box Car Racer has alot of "love songs" I guess they'd be called, and Blinks new album, some of the songs fit the bill. Fall Out Boy - Sugar Were Going down counts in my book. Way Away by Yellow Card.

    Thats about everything I can think of, If I think of more I'll come back though.
  6. kserg


    Feb 20, 2004
    London, UK
    Only a woman - Team America soundtrack

    MAJOR METAL HARVESTER OF SORROW Staff Member Supporting Member

    "Why cant this be love" - Van Halen
  8. Lou Reed ( the Grandfather of Punk) - Coney Island Baby, (that's right boys and girls! Lou Reed wrote a love song!)
  9. Think About You - Guns n Roses
  10. Tash


    Feb 13, 2005
    Bel Air Maryland
    I actually made a "love songs" mix for a girlfriend that included this song, My Michelle and Used to Love Her. What can I say, I date girls with twisted senses of humor.
  11. Bob Clayton

    Bob Clayton Moderator Staff Member Supporting Member

    Aug 14, 2001
    Deptford, NJ
    Like The Angel - Rise Against
    Electric Baby - Mest
    One Slowdance - Rufio
    I Knew - Slick Shoes
    Angel - Slick Shoes
    Mushy Love Song - Tsunami Bomb

    hey page, a band called Death Cab for Cutie did a cover of "Coney Island" and did a very good job
  12. syciprider

    syciprider Banned

    May 27, 2005
    Inland Empire
    Monosyllabic Girl: NOFX

    Lisa and Louise (I'll never forget the first time you kissed me, now I want you to fist me): NOFX

    Barbed Wire Love: Stiff Little Fingers

    Too Drunk to **** is a love song too I guess...
  13. Alvaro Martín Gómez A.

    Alvaro Martín Gómez A. TalkBass' resident Bongo + cowbell player

    Do instrumentals count? One of these that I've always thought is very romantic-sounding is Frank Zappa's "Watermelon In Easter Hay". It's just a long guitar solo over a repeating chord progression, but the mood is adequate for a romantic music CD, IMO. And I know that "Watermelon In Easter Hay" isn't a romantic title, but coming from Zappa... fortunately he didn't come up with this title (another "sensitive instrumental ballad for late-nite easy listening" from him, according to the CD's liner notes) for this cool tune.
  14. Snarf


    Jan 23, 2005
    New York, NY
    How about "Ride My Face to Chicago?"
  15. Funeral For A Friend - Red Is The New Black
    Amber Pacifc - Always You
    From Autumn To Ashes - Cherry Kiss
    The Movie Life - This Time Next Year
    Still Life - Sometimes
    Rise Against - Everchanging
  16. keb


    Mar 30, 2004
    Well, there is that one Spinal Tap song that Nigel was working out on piano in the saddest of all keys...
  17. Ah yes , Lick My Lovepump, always a tearjerker.
  18. JMX

    JMX Vorsprung durch Technik

    Sep 4, 2000
    Cologne, Germany
    Misc it is...
  19. Justin V

    Justin V

    Dec 27, 2000
    Alameda, CA
    For the sappiest of the sappy (though they've worked for me before):

    Get Up Kids - I'll Catch You
    Rocket Summer - That's So You (sappiest song EVER, but I like it dammit!!!), Goodbye Waves and Driveways

    For not-so-sappy yet always good:

    Eric Clapton - Wonderful Tonight
    Tsunami Bomb - The Simple Truth
    Dropkick Murphys - Forever
    Emery - Ponytail Parades (if she tries to dump you, I guess), The Note From Which This Chord is Built

    I also second on the Ataris one too. They've got some pretty nifty love songs too.
  20. if this is for a girl.. forget the CD... go with a mix tape... nothing sez romantic/love/i love you like a mix tape ;)