All Things Go Valentine’s Day Mixtape V

2010 has been an interesting year so far: A universal health care plan was proposed (then rejected), Conan was promoted (then unfairly booted), and my hometown was treated to the largest snowfall in its history. With all of the unexpected that 2010 has delivered, we can always count on Valentine’s Day arriving each and every February 14th, without fail. And with that, you can be certain that a new edition of the All Things Go Valentine’s Day Mixtape will be waiting here for you, all neatly wrapped in a .zip with album artwork and whatnot. Enjoy these ten bits of love, romance, and adoration on this beautiful day.

The mix starts with the almost unbearably cute “2 Atoms in a Molecule,” followed by “Radar Detector,” a bouncy number from one of my newer obsessions, Darwin Deez. Track three, “When You Walk in the Room,” is legitimately my favorite song of 2009. I implore you to get that chorus out of your head. Next up is Discovery’s take on Ra Ra Riot’s “Can You Tell,” a reggae-synth driven doozy of a love song. Drake takes the mix in a different direction with his sexed up “Best I Ever Had,” which segues not nicely at all into Ingrid Michaelson’s “The Way I Am.” The Knife’s classic “Heartbeats” clocks in at number seven after Jose Gonzalez’s acoustic version appeared on the first edition of the Valentine’s Day Mix. The ultra-talented boys from Versailles give us the aptly titled “Girlfriend,” followed by Passion Pit’s absolute masterpiece, “Moth’s Wings.” I recently heard the song during the wedding scene in a new episode of HBO’s “Big Love,” and only then did I truly appreciate its beautiful message. The mix is wrapped up by an Eric Clapton classic, “She’s Waiting,” a song whose message contradicts the spirit of February 14th, but is dedicated to a very special person in my life.

.ZIP: All Things Go Valentine’s Day Mixtape V [mediafire]

MP3: 01: Noah & the Whale – “2 Atoms in a Molecule”
MP3: 02: Darwin Deez – “Radar Detector”
MP3: 03: Fyfe Dangerfield – “When You Walk in the Room”
MP3: 04: Discovery – “Can You Discover?”
MP3: 05: Drake – “Best I Ever Had”
MP3: 06: Ingrid Michaelson – “The Way I Am”
MP3: 07: The Knife – “Heartbeats”
MP3: 08: Phoenix – “Girlfriend”
MP3: 09: Passion Pit – “Moth’s Wings”
MP3: 10: Eric Clapton – “She’s Waiting”

Happy Valentine’s Day everyone.


6 Responses to All Things Go Valentine’s Day Mixtape V

  1. a says:

    thnaks so much, you guys truly do make the best mixtapes, I only know one Valentines mixtape that beats it.
    1. Do You Think I’m Sexy -Rod Stewart
    2. Love Will Keep Us Together -Captain & Tennille
    3. I Think I Love You -David Cassidy
    4. what went wrong -Bing Ji Ling
    5. Don’t Go Breaking My Heart -Elton John & KiKi Dee
    6. Let’s Get It On -Marvin Gaye
    7. Strokin’ -Clarence Carter
    8. Nothing Compares To You -Thrice
    9. Satellite Of Love -Lou Reed
    10. I Keep Falling -Alicia Keys
    11. True Colors -Cindy Lauper
    12. Never Gonna Give You Up -Rick Astley
    13. Love Is A Battlefield -Pat Benetar
    14. Let’s Stay Together -Al Green
    15. Underneath Your Clothes -Shakira
    16. You’re The First, The Last, My Everything –Barry White
    17. When Two Become One -Spice Girls
    18. Can’t Get Enough of Your Love Baby -Barry White
    Look at that list, it’s unholy.

  2. Kathy says:

    Hey, you should check out Mumford & Sons’ record “Sigh No More”. You might be into them. Watch their performance on Letterman:

  3. Ingrid says:

    just posting to say I’m downloading this now, thanks 🙂

  4. Blisspop says:

    […] I love this short and sweet ballad despite not understanding a word of what she’s saying. In fact, I loved it enough that I put it on the latest edition of our Valentine’s Day Mixtape. […]

  5. […] Most of you already know about Darwin Deez by now, but I’d be remiss if I didn’t mention the man here after catching him at Great Escape in Brighton a couple of weeks ago.  Some say his music falls victim to repetition, but Deez pulled off his set of quirky indie-pop jams with enough charm and flair (see: ridiculous 80′s music dance interludes) to make that a non-issue.  Get hooked on the Deez by checking out “Bad Day” and the Xaphoon Jones remix of “Radar Detector” (listen to the original on our last Valentine’s Day Mixtape). […]

  6. […] at Great Escape in Brighton, and before that he made a sweet little appearance on the most recent Valentine’s Day Mixtape. Needless to say, he’s well liked ’round these parts. More recently, however, the […]

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