the modern lovers


V.21 No.6 | 2/9/2012

Music

Heart Set

Music writer Samantha Anne Scott made us a sonic valentine that ranges from torch songs to tortured ballads. Listen to the mix in its amorous entirety at bit.ly/alibilovemix.

Aural Fixation

Heart Set

Songs about love, loss and lust

Love is a many-splendored thing, and music reflects this complexity. Songs are written about first love, obsessive love, unrequited love, heartbreak and so on. Whether you consider Valentine’s Day a silly Hallmark holiday or a nice annual summit on the true meaning of the L word, here's an eclectic soundtrack that ranges from torch songs to tortured ballads. Raunch, romance and resentment are represented in this sonic valentine.

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