This year, Valentine’s Day falls on a Saturday. If you don’t want to look like an unloving dingus, you’ve already reserved a table at the finest dining establishment and pre-ordered bouquets of the nicest flowers.

A few of us at the Emerald have submitted our favorite songs about love, with everything between Joni Mitchell and Sufjan Stevens to Sam Cooke and Of Montreal.

Find someone you love and make them pancakes. Go for a walk in Alton Baker Park. Bring a picnic. Share a bottle of wine. Go for a hike at Mount Pisgah Arboretum. Go catch a movie. Go for a long bike ride along the Willamette River. Make dinner at home. Whatever your plans are, let us provide the soundtrack, which you can find on Spotify.

Feel free to comment with your favorite Valentine’s/romance songs.

(If you’re not feeling romatic, check out the Anti-Valentine’s Day Playlist by Craig Wright)

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