A lot of people have that playlist dedicated to expressing the sultry, mysterious feelings that we identify as love. Many songs have electric, colorful ways of painting the sensation of infatuation. Well, guess what. Behind the lyrics there is a lot more than just heartfelt singing, or gushy tunes. Even the title can give away the basis of what love can do to any human being. To many, love is a socially acceptable form of insanity. Once you catch the love bug, you are hooked to that person day and night.
Love is a Battlefield
When venturing into the battlefield of love, it is always important to come with a shield and sword. Not a literal shield and sword of course, but in metaphoric terms. Shield your heart from those who only come to break your heart, and use your sword to weed out those who really are in it to win it. No matter which version you prefer, the 80's song by Pat Benetar, or the contemporary Jordin Sparks version, the song illustrates the passionate battle that happens with love.
Love is a Game for Two
Frank Sinatra's beloved legendary song, L.O.V.E, describes the characteristics of heartfelt affection. The lyrics, love is a game for two, perfectly states the metaphoric game and thrilling rush that happens between two star-crossed lovers.
There Ain't No Sunshine When She's Gone
Bill Withers couldn't say it any better. Once someone falls in love, its like their whole world rotates around the other's life. Everything seems brighter and happier when this loved one is around. When they are gone, clouds are gray, but when they are around, the sun shines brightly in the sky.
We Are All Ordinary People
This isn't Hollywood. There is not a script. The love in relationships are raw and real. Its a very beautiful song by John Legend, with serene piano melody in the background.
Rap can poetically illustrate the fantastical wonders of love too. Lotus Flower Bomb by Wale featuring John Legend explains the interested feelings felt at the meeting of a potential lover. It exposes the racing of thoughts that go through the minds of nervous admirers who just want a chance at the other's heart.