Valentine’s Day is right here, and whether or not you’re keen on or detest the vacation, one factor most of us can agree on is the energy of an excellent ol’ love music.
But what are the children listening to lately? To remedy this thriller, Billboard tasked two of our favourite younger frontpeople — Lydia Night of punk rock band The Regrettes, and Dylan Minnette of indie rock band Wallows — to make a particular Valentine’s Day playlist. (They additionally occur to be a pair, so they’re just about consultants on the topic.)
“We’ve at all times had talks about what ‘excellent love songs’ are, so that is tremendous applicable for us to get to make collectively,” the pair tells Billboard of their playlist, lovingly titled “lyd and dyl’s valentine’s JAMS.” “These songs not solely have private significance to the 2 of us collectively, however are simply throughout songs that everybody ought to should take pleasure in of their lives, as a result of nothing hits you fairly the identical as an ideal love music.”
On the playlist, you'll discover classics from The Zombies and Prince, in addition to newer cuts from BROCKHAMPTON, Rihanna, and the couple's personal bands. (They need you to know that Night picked “Are You Bored Yet?,” whereas Minnette selected “Pumpkin.”)
“These songs make us very emo in all the greatest methods, and maintain very particular locations in our hearts,” they conclude. “We additionally made it circulate actual good for you. Enjoy, ya fellow loopy lovers!”
Wallows’ debut album Nothing Happens is due March 22, they usually’ll head out on a world tour starting with their Coachella debut in April. The Regrettes are presently on tour supporting Twenty One Pilots, with tickets out there here.
Ah, to be younger and in love. Check out Night and Minnette’s V-Day picks under.