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Forget Jewelry: Give Your Love Music

by Shaunna Morrison Machosky
Feb 13, 2008 (WESA-FM)

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Shaunna Morrison Machosky

Every year, Valentine's Day brings the same old sappy cards, chocolates, and heart-shaped jewelry — stuff that's nowhere near as special as retailers would have you believe. Instead, why not impress your sweetheart with some music inspired by love?

The last selection in this set — one of loss, love, and finally relief — remains one of the most haunting, depressing love songs ever recorded. If you've recently lost love, keep that one off your playlist.

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