Did you just go through a bad breakup? A good breakup? A sad breakup? Are you falling in love (sounds fake…)? Already in love (also fake)? Content being alone and independent? We’ve compiled some of our favorite songs for every possible feeling you might be experiencing this Valentine’s Day.
You hate this person. Things didn’t end too smoothly. These songs make you want to smash plates on their head, although we would caution that you keep violent desires to yourself this V-Day.
Fighter // Christina Aguilera
Cut Her Off // K CAMP, 2 Chainz
Smile // Lily Allen
Bye Bye Bye // *NSYNC
Irreplaceable // Beyoncé
Potential Breakup Song // Aly & AJ
You still miss them. These songs will make you want to burst into tears, but sometimes you need a good cry to cope.
Do What You Gotta Do // Nina Simone
We Won’t // Jaymes Young & Phoebe Ryan
Against All Odds (Take A Look At Me Now) // Phil Collins
Over You (feat. A Great Big World) // Ingrid Michaelson
Someone Like You // Adele
How // Regina Spektor
Falling in Love (or in Like)
Despite Harvard’s tragic dating pool, you’ve managed to find someone worth your time. You’re excited because you both like each other and are On your way! to becoming ~exclusive~
Heartbeats // José González
Lay All Your Love On Me // ABBA
I Want You // Marian Hill
Bound 2 // Kanye West
Coffee // Miguel
Wet Dreamz // J. Cole
Gross! You’re mushy and shamelessly affectionate with your significant other, which means you’re probably the couple that other people complain about. We definitely can’t relate.
The Fool // Ryn Weaver
IT’s YoU // ZAYN
Samson // Regina Spektor
My My Love // Joshua Radin
The Heart of Life // John Mayer
Bombastic Love // Britney Spears
On the Prowl
Still looking for a lover this time of the year? No worries, we’ve got you covered—with tips, and with bangin’ tunes.
I Just Wanna F. (feat. Timbaland) // Afrojack, David Guetta
Drop That Kitty (feat. Charli XCX and Tinashe) // Ty Dolla $ign
Get Me Bodied // Beyoncé
Back Up // Dej Loaf, Big Sean
Girlfriend // Avril Lavigne
Boys // Britney Spears
Single and Content
You’re focusing on yourself, your goals, and your own pleasures. At least for the time being, you’re loving your independence.
Girls Just Wanna Have Fun // Cyndi Lauper
I Don’t Need A Man // The Pussycat Dolls
Feeling Good // Michael Bublé
Love Myself // Hailee Steinfeld
Come First // Terror Jr
Feeling Myself // Nicki Minaj & Beyoncé