Stream Soundcheck's Favorite Romantic Songs

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Back in the day, we used to put our favorite love songs on a thing called a "cassette tape."

Last year, Soundcheck asked readers and listeners to make a case for a single track as the "Most Romantic Song Ever." The nominations poured in -- from old standbys like Al Green's "Let's Stay Together" to newer classics like Bright Eyes' "First Day Of My Life," and so much more. You can listen to a big old Spotify playlist of those picks, and read Soundcheck host John Schaefer's own list of the 12 Most Romantic Songs Ever... Maybe, too.

Well, now we've got more: Just in time for the coming Valentine's Day (on a Saturday this year), Soundcheck has put together a big endless stream of romantic music -- culled from both last year's lists, and a ton of great newer entries as well. It's got a bit of everything: rock and pop, soul and R&B, jazz and a little bit of country too.

So kick back, light a cozy fire with someone you love, and take a listen to the stream above -- which shuffles up all the songs listed below. Is there a romantic song you love? Let us know below in the comments or on Twitter at @Soundcheck!


Track List:

Al Green Let's Stay Together
Allan Harris Hold You
Anita Baker Love You To The Letter
Arcade Fire Crown Of Love
Ariel Pink Baby
Barry White Can't Get Enough Of Your Love, Babe
Belle & Sebastian My Wandering Days Are Over
Ben Folds The Luckiest
Ben Harper Forever
Betty Everett The Shooop Shoop Songs (It's In His Kiss)
Betty Roche Can't Help Lovin' That Man
Beyonce XO
Big Star I'm In Love With A Girl
Billie Holliday Embraceable You
Bob Dylan Fourth Time Around
Bon Iver For Emma
Bright Eyes First Day Of My Life
Casablanca As Time Goes By
Cat Stevens How Can I Tell You
Chet Baker My Funny Valentine
Chet Faker Melt
CHVRCHES We Sink
Coldplay The Scientist
Crosby Stills Nash & Young Our House
Curtis Mayfield So In Love
David Bowie Heroes
Death Cab For Cutie I Will Follow You Into The Dark
Diana Krall Maybe You'll Be There
Dolly Parton My Eyes Can Only See You
Donny Hathaway A Song For You
Electric Youth Runaway
Ella Fitzgerald They Can't Take That Away From Me
Elliot Smith Say Yes
Elton John Amoreena
Elvis Presley Can't Help Falling In Love
Fiona Apple Anything We Want
Frank Ocean Thinkin Bout You
Frankie Goes To Hollywood The Power Of Love
Franks Sinatra You Go To My Head
Gram Parsons & Emmylou Harris A Song For You
Heatwave Always And Forever
INXS Never Tear Us Apart
Janis Joplin Get It While You Can
Jessie Ware You & I (Forever)
Jesus Christ Superstar I Don't Know How To Love Him
Jimmy Scott When Did You Leave Heaven
John Denver Annie's Song
Johnny Cash & June Carter Cash As Long As the Grass Shall Grow
Johnny Mathis Chances Are
Jon Brion Strings That Tie To You
Joni Mitchell A Case Of You
Jose Gonzalez Heartbeats
Josh Ritter Make Me Down
Julie Feeney Julia
Kenny Rogers Through The Years
Kylie Minogue Can't Get You Out of My Head
Laura Veirs Magnetzied
Leonard Cohen I'm Your Man
Lou Reed Perfect Day
Low The Plan
Lucinda Williams Something About What Happens
Lucius Don't Just Sit There
Luluc Small Window
Martha Tractenberg I Chose You
Marvin Gaye Distant Lover
Matthew Sweet I've Been Waiting
Mazzy Star Fade Into You
Modern English I Melt With You
Nat King Cole L-O-V-E
Neil Young Harvest Moon
Nick Drake From The Morning
Nina Simone I Put A Spell On You
Norah Jones Come Away With Me
Old 97's Question
Otis Redding I've Been Loving You Too Long
Patrick Watson Words In The Fire
Prince The Beautiful Ones
R.E.M. Nightswimming
Radiohead True Love Waits
Ramones I Wanna Be Your Boyfriend
Rhye The Fall
Rick Springfield Love Is Alright Tonight
Rihanna We Found Love
Robert Earl Keen Gringo Honeymoon
Rufus Wainwright Imaginary Love
Ryan Adams Oh My Sweet Carolina
Sade Cherish The Day
Sam Cooke You Send Me
Sam Phillips Don't Do Anything
Sergio Mendes Going Out Of My Head
Sharon Van Etten We Are Fine
Simon & Garfunkel For Emily, Whenever I May Find Her
Simple Minds Don't You (Forget About Me)
Small Sins Morning Face
Staple Singers Love Is Plentiful
Stevie Ray Vaughan Lenny
Stevie Wonder I Believe (When I Fall In Love It Will Be Forever)
Sufjan Stevens Rake
Talking Heads This Must Be The Place (Naive Melody)
The Antlers Two
The Association Cherish
The Beach Boys Don't Worry Baby
The Cure Pictures Of You
The Everly Brothers Let It Be Me
The Flamingos I Only Have Eyes For You
The Four Tops I Believe in You And Me
The Kinks Waterloo Sunset
The Magnetic Fields I Have The Moon
The National Apartment Story
The Righteous Brothers Unchained Melody
The Rolling Stones You Got The Silver
The Ronettes Be My Baby
The Supremes Baby Don't Go
The Temptations Just My Imagination (Running Away With Me)
The Troggs With A Girl Like You
The Walkmen Canadian Girl
The Zombies The Way I Feel Inside
Tom Waits Day After Tomorrow
Tweedy Low Key
Van Morrison Sweet Thing
Waxahatchee Be Good
Whitney Houston I Will Always Love You
Wilco I'm Always In Love
Yo La Tengo The Whole Of The Law