5 Love Songs for the Love of Alternative Music
By: Maura O'Malley
Roses are red. Violets are blue. Here are some Valentine’s songs for you. Cheesy? A little. These songs? Definitely not—that’s why they made the cut.
It’s up for debate whether “Wonderwall” is a better sing-along or love song, but what’s not up for debate is this fact: This is a classic love song.
Foo Fighters “Everlong”
If you didn’t already love Dave Grohl, this song probably got you on board. And I wonder if any love song could ever be this good again? Nope.
The Smashing Pumpkins “Luna”
Hearing Billy Corgan croon “I’m in love with you” on repeat is like eating pizza—it never gets old.
Third Eye Blind “Never Let You Go”
Stephan Jenkins will literally never let you go. If that’s not romantic, I don’t know what is.
Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros “Home”
Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros came out with “Home,” and every couple had “their song” (or at least a new caption for all their coupley social media posts).