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Happy Valentine’s Day music playlist

If you're on the Redlands campus, you can stop by Thurber Hall and drop a valentine off in mascot Addie’s newly installed mailbox while listening to our Valentine’s Day playlist. (Image courtesy of Mary Littlejohn)

Happy Valentine’s Day, Bulldogs! As the holiday of love nears, we wanted to give you a sonic valentine. Enjoy this 25-track collection of tunes, whether you’re drafting a love letter to your special someone, hosting a Valentine’s Day party for your friends, or looking for romantic songs to study to in a tranquil space—this playlist has got you covered.

If you are a Spotify user, here is an embedded playlist, ready to go.

If you aren't a Spotify listener, you can log into your own digital music service and line up these songs (in text format below for easier cutting and pasting):  

  • “Valentine” by Jessie Ware and Sampha
  • "Razzle Dazzle Rose" by Camera Obscura
  • “Love On Top” by Beyoncé
  • “When You Sleep” by My Bloody Valentine
  • “What Lovers Do (feat. SZA)” by Maroon 5
  • “Make You Feel My Love” by Adele
  • “Cherry-coloured Funk” by Cocteau Twins
  • “Love Me Now” by John Legend
  • “If I Fell” by The Beatles
  • “Real Love Baby” by Father John Misty
  • “For Love” by Lush
  • “We Find Love” by Daniel Ceasar
  • “I And Love and You” by The Avett Brothers
  • “Mystery of Love” by Sufjan Stevens
  • “P.S. I Love You” by Billie Holiday
  • “Where Is The Love” by The Black Eyed Peas
  • “Valentine” by Fiona Apple
  • “Lovers Rock” by Sade
  • “God Only Knows” by The Beach Boys
  • “I Think You're Alright" by Jay Som
  • “My Funny Valentine” by Frank Sinatra
  • “Silly Love Songs” by Wings
  • “Already Yours” by Bahamas
  • “Friends, Lovers or Nothing” by John Mayer
  • “All My Loving” by The Beatles

As another Valentine’s Day treat, here’s an Adelaide-themed coloring sheet you can work on while you hum along. Click the image for a printable version!

Do you have songs to suggest for this playlist? We know love has been a favorite topic for songwriters throughout the ages, so let us know your top choices by listing them in the space below. 

We hope you enjoy the day!