Pio Playlist: Musical couples


Some of the world’s most enigmatic figures have come in pairs; for example, Bonnie and Clyde, Mr. and Mrs. Claus and Kim and Kanye. There are also some famous couples within the music world. This Valentine’s Day, check out some of these songs penned by musicians that were married or dating at the time (some of which still are); these tunes are perfect for a night in with your significant other.

“We’re Going to Be Friends” – The White Stripes (Jack and Meg White)

“Drunk in Love” – Beyonce feat. Jay Z

“I Got You Babe” – Sonny and Cher

“Something in Common” – Whitney Houston and Bobby Brown

“Crown of Love” – Arcade Fire (Regine Chassagne and Win Butler)

“Jackson” – Johnny Cash and June Carter

“I Love Her All The Time” – Sonic Youth (Kim Gordon and Thurston Moore)

“You Make Loving Fun” – Fleetwood Mac (Christine and John McVie)

“Special” – New Order (Stephen Morris and Gillian Gilbert)

“Take a Chance On Me” – ABBA (Bjorn Ulvaeus and Agnetha Faltskog)

“Fever” – The Cramps (Kristy Wallace and Erick Purkhiser)

“Ugly Boy” – Die Antwoord (Yolandi Visser and Ninja)

“This Must Be the Place” – Talking Heads (Tina Weymouth and Chris Frantz)

“Autumn Sweater” – Yo La Tengo (Ira Kaplan and Georgia Hubley)

“I’m Callin’” – Tennis (Patrick Riley and Alaina Moore)

“Brightest Hour” – The Submarines (John Dragonetti and Blake Hazard)

“Give a Little Love” – Noah and the Whale (Charlie Fink and Laura Marling)

“Lorelei” – Cocteau Twins (Elizabeth Fraser and Robin Guthrie)

“All We Want, Baby, Is Everything” – Handsome Furs (Dan Boeckner and Alexei Perry)

“I Can Hardly Make You Mine” – Cults (Brian Oblivion and Madeline Follin)

Jocelyn is a second-year student currently studying English. She joined the Clarion in the winter of 2014, and enjoys writing concert previews, movie reviews and a plethora of other pieces for the Entertainment section. Eventually, Jocelyn would love to teach English at the college level. Besides writing for the Clarion, Jocelyn enjoys eating pizza, listening to psychedelic rock and binge-watching Buffy the Vampire Slayer.

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