a valentine’s day playlist: for the lovers and the lonely



I alluded to it last month, and truth be told, this is the Valentine’s Day post I’ve been looking forward to the most! There’s not a broken heart or a budding romance that music doesn’t help, so why not make a playlist for both sets this Valentine’s Day? Honestly, I’m not above belting out a great version of Since You’ve Been Gone in the shower (very out of tune, I might add) and one of the love songs is my absolute favorite karaoke tune–see if you can guess which one! Single, taken, or hanging with the girls this February 14th, I hope you enjoy both of these playlists!

For the lovers:


Valentine's Day 2 by abucco10 on Grooveshark


For the lonely (but not really…): 

Valentine's Day 1 by abucco10 on Grooveshark

  • Amy Fohr

    Love this!

    xx Amy

    Leopard and Lillies

    • http://glossymusings.com/ Alyssa

      Thanks so much, Amy!

  • Alison

    This is great! Awesome picks!

    • http://glossymusings.com/ Alyssa

      Thanks, Alison! :)

  • http://twitter.com/AshNFashn AshNFashn

    Great playlist. I love that big ballon!

    xo Ashley


    • http://glossymusings.com/ Alyssa

      Thanks so much, Ashley! And I totally want that balloon, too!

  • Lynn W

    I love this idea! Cute photo too!

    XO Your Lifestyle Upgrade

    • http://glossymusings.com/ Alyssa

      Thank you, Lynn! I think I’m going to make the photo my phone background!

  • fromproseccotoplaid

    Love these playlists!! And fabulous image. xo, Julie

    • http://glossymusings.com/ Alyssa

      Thanks so much, Julie! xo

  • chelsiemoss

    i spy lily allen! she and amy winehouse are my go-to when i’m mad/sad! x chelsie (mossypants.com)

    • http://glossymusings.com/ Alyssa

      YES! How did I forget about Amy?!

  • http://kitchenclosetheart.com/ Maria

    These playlists crack me up! Even though I’m technically in the “lonely” category (although I prefer “single and fabulous”), I’m loving the Etta/Damien/Ingrid collabo happening on the first playlist. Although come the 14th, I’ll definitely be jumping around to “it’s raining men.” Because that’s just who I am.


    • http://glossymusings.com/ Alyssa

      I’m with you–single and fabulous is a MUCH better way to put it (honestly, lovers and lonely just made a good title haha). That Ingrid cover is one of my favorites ever–oh, and can we jump around together on February 14? Because that sounds fun.

  • http://www.rachelslookbook.com/ Rachel

    LOL very nice :) Love these playlists!

    • http://glossymusings.com/ Alyssa

      Thanks so much, Rachel!

  • http://www.fizzandfrosting.com/ Lauren

    The lovers playlist is awesome. I’m such a sucker for sweet love songs!

    Fizz and Frosting

    • http://glossymusings.com/ Alyssa

      Me to, Lauren! Thanks for reading :)

  • amylshaughnessy

    I haven’t heard a Babyface song in so long! I used to use ‘For the Cool’ for my jazz warmup. I need to do that again.
    Fashion and Beauty Finds

    • http://glossymusings.com/ Alyssa

      Haha so awesome!!

  • withluckblog

    ohhh love these! They’re perfect background for my sick day pinterest obsession!

    • http://glossymusings.com/ Alyssa

      Yay! Hope you start feeling better lady xo

  • http://twitter.com/lil_white_whale Gloria

    Oh man, The Scientist never fails to make me want to start bawling like a baby!

    • http://glossymusings.com/ Alyssa

      Right? Something about Chris Martin’s voice just kills me every time.

  • http://pearlsandlaceblog.com/ Jen

    Seriously in love with that balloon! I love your lovers playlist, Etta James is such a classic!

    xo jen

    • http://glossymusings.com/ Alyssa

      Like every other person in the world, I want to dance to Etta James at some point in my wedding. Cliche, but I don’t even care!

  • http://twitter.com/sparklemeetspop Emily West

    How fun! Not sure if you’ve heard of Songza before, but it’s my favorite online playlist site. My current obsession is called Fashion Forward Indie.

    Emily | Sparkle Meets Pop

    • http://glossymusings.com/ Alyssa

      Oh, I’ve never heard of it! I’m going to have to check it out–Grooveshark always gives me issues!

  • GiovannaPacini

    Fun!! “Fu** You” by Lily Allen is one of my fave everyday songs. I love how “sweet” sounding it is compared to what she’s saying! lol Great picks!


    • http://glossymusings.com/ Alyssa

      Haha right? It’s like the ultimate sweet slap in the face.

  • http://www.alwaysmaylee.com/ Always Maylee

    I actually really love listening to sad and depressing love songs I don’t know why, because I’m clearly happily married, but there is just something about them that gets to me! Right now I’m obsessed with the new Bruno Mars song, When I Was Your Man. Seriously obsessed.

    xo, Yi-chia
    Always Maylee

    • http://glossymusings.com/ Alyssa

      No, seriously Yi-chia–ME TOO! I think we might be soul sisters…I just love sad tunes, and I’m a really happy person haha. I havent’ heard that Bruno Mars song, though…I’ll have to YouTube it!

  • Olivia

    What a great idea – love it!

    • http://glossymusings.com/ Alyssa

      Thanks so much, Olivia!

  • Cravingforbarneys

    Love both! Especially the lover’s one!

    • http://glossymusings.com/ Alyssa

      Thanks so much! :) That’s my favorite too!

  • Mitr Friend

    Actually I love that pic more. Love the sequin dress and huge heart balloon!!!
    Do stop by my blog too sometime dear!


    • http://glossymusings.com/ Alyssa

      I know, I wish I had that balloon, don’t you?!

  • http://twitter.com/drmngincashmere Amy Bishop

    Great song choices! I’ll probably be playing them on repeat all day long:)

    • http://glossymusings.com/ Alyssa

      Thanks so much, Amy…enjoy!

  • chelsea sallee

    This is such a fun picture! I plan on listening to your playlist after work today:)
    xx, Chelsea

    • http://glossymusings.com/ Alyssa

      Yay! Hope you like it :)

  • http://kristinadoestheinternets.blogspot.com/ Kristina Anderson

    Yay I love this! I actually made a similar playlist to your “lonely” one for the breaking up party my roommate and I had last weekend, of course it had “We are never ever getting back together” on it too ;)


    Kristina does the Internets

    • http://glossymusings.com/ Alyssa

      A break up party?! So fun! I’m pretty sure T. Swift is now a main-stay at any break up/ single girls party haha

  • http://twitter.com/missnancywong Nancy Wong

    Great play list! =D



    • http://glossymusings.com/ Alyssa

      Thanks so much, Nancy!

  • Rowena Rolala Loves

    That photo is too fun and I really like the Carla Bruni song you included on the lovers playlists. It’s one of my faves :)

    Rowena @ rolala loves
    Enter my iPad Clutch Giveaway!

    • http://glossymusings.com/ Alyssa

      I love that song too! It always feels super romantic (and of course, makes me thing of 500 Days of Summer).

  • http://www.chartreuseandatwist.com/ Brynn @ chartreuse & a twist

    These are great picks :) And I am going to take a stab at which love song is your karaoke fave… Whitney – I Will Always Love You?? XO Brynn

    • http://glossymusings.com/ Alyssa

      Yes! And “Faithfully” by Journey, which is also on the “love” playlist. I mean, it really can’t get much better.

  • http://twitter.com/MeganFrugalista Megan Zietz

    that dress is amazing Xo Megan, http://www.TfDiaries.com

    • http://glossymusings.com/ Alyssa

      Isn’t it great? I’d love that whole outfit to wear on Valentine’s Day–balloon included!

  • http://twitter.com/ElieFournier ElieFournier

    Great selection!!! Love you have something for everyone!

    • http://glossymusings.com/ Alyssa

      Thank you–didn’t want anyone to feel left out on Valentine’s Day :)

  • Kacie Ellis
    • http://glossymusings.com/ Alyssa

      Thanks so much, Kacie!

  • http://glossymusings.com/ Alyssa

    Thank you so much, Jamie!

  • http://glossymusings.com/ Alyssa

    Thank you! Always have to throw a little Queen B in there!

  • http://glossymusings.com/ Alyssa

    Aw, thanks so much!

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=505448663 Maya McDonald

    Yessss! I am love love loving these picks! Now I know what I’m playing for Valentines Day on repear (and probably everyday before then too…no shame!). Thanks for welcoming me back love, it’s nice to be back in action!

  • http://twitter.com/VogueAndHeels Vogue and Heels

    Great song selection! I love them.



  • http://respecttheshoes.blogspot.com respect_the_shoes

    That first pic is so fun – we should all make the most out of spreading love in general on v-day!

  • http://www.fancyfreeme.com/ Elisa Smith

    Yay!! Play list time!! I get so excited for these if you couldn’t tell ;)

  • FierceandFashionable

    LOVE that first photo! Playlists are my fav, perfect to listen to while editing blog posts today!! :)

    xx Michelle

    Fierce & Fashionable

  • http://prettyanddelectable.wordpress.com/ Stephanie

    I love that you included Faithfully in your playlist!!! It’s one of my favorite songs ever and I have been ridiculed for it but love it anyways. Cheers! :)

  • simona

    I belong to the lovers, but like the lonely tunes so much more, great playlists!

  • http://www.champagneandboxedwine.com/ Casey

    Both of these playlists are perfect! I love them! And that picture is SO cute! Great find! xo

  • emi

    okay you have perfect music taste, and a flawless blog. so happy to have found it! XOXO

  • Emily

    Although I should probably be plopped in under the “lovers” category, I think I’m enjoying the “for the lonely (but not really)” playlist a bit more.


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  • http://twitter.com/henryhappened Stephanie Gerber

    I had to pin that first image – so perfect! I seriously need some red tights!