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.
Lust is in the air tonight — impress your love with your vast knowledge of iPhone apps another night. Grab your valentine-of-the-moment and get your groove on.
[video id="15194"]10. Tweet (featuring Missy Elliott) - "Oops (Oh My)"[/video]
Follow along to this striptease with your crush tonight.
[artist id="502644"]9. Rufus Wainwright - "Instant Pleasure"[/artist]
Rufus swaps foreplay for instant gratification in this indie classic. Hey, at least he's direct with his intentions.
[video id="72591"]8. John Mayer - "Your Body is a Wonderland"[/video]
John sings about getting touchy-feely in this 2003 track. Even Alice is blushing.
[video id="18516"]7. Christina Aguilera - "Dirrty"[/video]
Christina takes it from the couch to the wrestling pit for full-on body contact.
[artist id="200105"]6. The Donnas - "Take It Off"[/artist]
I guess I can take off my shirt — I mean, coat. Only if you assist — I mean, insist. That came out funny. Is it a little hot in here?
[video id="258375"]5. MGMT - "Electric Feel"[/video]
Granted, most of us here at MTV News spaced out in bio class. But, we're pretty sure this "electrical eel" business is a reference to sex. We also know kids come from cabbage patches.
[video id="9480"]4. Nine Inch Nails - "Closer"[/video]
Get your freak on to the driving beats of this intense R-rated wonder. File this one under the "hot & heavy" category.
[video id="278138"]3. Kings of Leon - "Sex on Fire"[/video]
The Followill boys ignite our libidos with "Sex on Fire." Let the track consume you and your hookup hottie.
[video id="83782"]2. Chris Isaak - "Wicked Game"[/video]
This airy lullaby has been one of the dreamiest make-out songs on the planet for the past gazillion trillion years.
[video id="25554"]1. Britney Spears - "I'm a Slave 4 U"[/video]
Brit snags the top spit-swapping spot for making us sweat along to this smash hit single.
Do you love it or are you just not that into our picks? Tell us why in the comment section below.
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