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25 Anti-Valentine's Day songs

Joy Division's 'Love Will Tear Us Apart,' the quintessential Anti-Valentine's Day song.
Joy Division's 'Love Will Tear Us Apart,' the quintessential Anti-Valentine's Day song.
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Valentine’s Day means a romantic evening for happy loving couples as well as a cash infusion for restaurants, florists, jewelers, and sellers of greeting cards and chocolates. However, for those who are broken-hearted or simply not in a relationship, it’s a day that can’t go away fast enough. To help drown out the din of sappy love songs, here’s a playlist of twentyfive Anti-Valentine’s Day songs to get you through this Hallmark holiday.

To listen to this playlist, click the ‘click to play’ button on the left side of the page, then click on the player to hear all of these songs in their entirety.

25 Anti-Valentine's Day songs

  1. Joy Division - Love Will Tear Us Apart
  2. Juliana Hatfield - Everybody Loves Me But You
  3. The Replacements - Answering Machine
  4. Cowboy Junkies - Sun Comes Up, It’s Tuesday Morning
  5. Tom Waits - Blue Valentines
  6. Ani Difranco - Shameless
  7. Joe Jackson - Happy Loving Couples
  8. Golden Palominos - I'm Not Sorry
  9. The Velvet Underground - Femme Fatale
  10. Mazzy Star - Blue Flower
  11. Tori Amos - Tear In Your Hand
  12. Gram Parsons & Emmylou Harris - Love Hurts
  13. Concrete Blonde - ...Long Time Ago
  14. Ben Folds Five - Song For The Dumped
  15. The The & Sinead O'Connor - Kingdom Of Rain
  16. Veruca Salt - The Morning Sad
  17. The Lemonheads - The Great Big NO
  18. This Mortal Coil - You And Your Sister
  19. The Sundays - I Kicked A Boy
  20. PJ Harvey - Sheela-Na-Gig
  21. Nerf Herder - Sorry
  22. The Breeders - Divine Hammer
  23. Elvis Costello - Alison
  24. The White Stripes - Forever For Her (Is Over For Me)
  25. Billy Bragg - Valentine's Day Is Over

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