Host Bob Boilen chats with Monitor Mix blogger Carrie Brownstein, All Songs Considered producer Robin Hilton and Song of the Day editor Stephen Thompson about their favorite songs for love and heartbreak. Hear some of the lesser-known tracks by artists like Betty Davis, The Gerbils, Brian Eno, and Clem Snide, plus a few classic favorites.
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- Song: Glue
- from Are You Sleepy?
- Song: I'll Come Running
- from Another Green World
As Long as the Grass Shall Grow
- Song: As Long as the Grass Shall Grow
- from Unearthed
When I Ran off and Left Her
- Song: When I Ran off and Left Her
- from Drunk (Deluxe Reissue, 2004)
- Song: (Outro) With Bees
- from Blacklisted
- Song: Part Company
- from Spring Hill Fair
- Song: There She Goes
- from La's
- Song: Book of Love
- from 69 Love Songs
- by The Magnetic Fields
- Song: You Send Me
- from Portrait of a Legend 1951-1964
- Song: All by Myself
- from Definitive Collection
- Song: Danny Says
- from End of the Century [Expanded]
- Song: Find Love
- from Soft Spot
This is an unreleased demo version of "Find Love." The studio version is available on the album 'Soft Spot.'
I Love You [*][Demo Version]
The Velvet Underground
- Song: I Love You [*][Demo Version]
- from Loaded [Fully Loaded Edition]
- Song: My Sweet Hunk O' Trash
- from Complete Decca Recordings