Valentine’s Day Playlist: Top 10 Worst Love Songs

Beyoncé, Kanye, James Blunt — who takes the grand prize for romance buzzkill?

Valentine’s Day — you either love it or hate it. It makes sweethearts swoon and others want to stab fat cherubs with a bow and arrow. Between the chocolate hearts, the red roses and the teddy bears shoved in our faces, the holiday stirs up a cocktail of emotions: happiness, despair, jealousy, grief, sadness, desire. …

MTV News has all your mood swings covered. In honor of this beloved and dreaded holiday, we’re rolling out the Best Love Songs , Best Breakup Songs , Best Make-Out Songs and Worst Love Songs in recent memory. It’s our Valentine’s Day gift to you, minus the dinner-and-a-movie part. So slip into something comfortable, and stay for a while.

Relationships are hard enough as is. You don’t need any help when it comes to messing up your chances. We’re rooting for you, so try to avoid these total romance buzzkills.


How about “put a lid on it”! There’s no faster way to wreck a relationship than putting too much pressure on someone.


If you’re that obsessed with someone, it’s time to find another hobby, pronto.


Katy Perry dishes up a plate of hot mess in this 2008 hit. We think. Wait … we can’t make up our minds.


Save your daddy issues for the therapist.


Death Cab, you’re not really emo! You’re just like all the other jealous meatheads out there! We feel so betrayed by your messy hair and melancholy glances.


While meant as a compliment to all “healthy-looking” women, some might take this 1992 song the wrong way.

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While we appreciate your, errr, loyalty, your intensity freaks us out.


Morrissey sends off super-stalkery vibes in this 1994 creepfest. Do you watch us with binoculars from the bushes, too?


If you want to hook it up, don’t insult someone — albeit passive-aggressively.


You’re an-noy-ing. You’re an-noy-ing. You’re an-noy-ing, it’s true. James Blunt takes home the grand prize with this 2005 single. Congratulations!

Can you think of even worse love songs than these? Give us your examples in the comment section below.

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