These 5 Songs Mean I Love You. Reviving the Lost Art of the Mixtape

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The art of crafting a mixtape is something lost on the newest generation of teens falling in love. Everything is USB drives and torrenting. However, there is a talent to the art of the mixtape, especially when giving it to that special someone. A classic gift for any music lover, when you’re trying to express not just a love of music but also a love of the gift’s recipient, there are a few clever ways to sneak in that message without being as bold as John Cusack in Say Anything. So when you’ve only got 15-18 tracks to say what you really feel, these five songs are sure to do the trick.
These 5 Songs Mean I Love You. Reviving the Lost Art of the Mixtape
Image credit: Sodahead.com
The art of crafting a mixtape is something lost on the newest generation of teens falling in love. Everything is USB drives and torrenting. However, there is a talent to the art of the mixtape, especially when giving it to that special someone. A classic gift for any music lover, when you’re trying to express not just a love of music but also a love of the gift’s recipient, there are a few clever ways to sneak in that message without being as bold as John Cusack in Say Anything. So when you’ve only got 15-18 tracks to say what you really feel, these five songs are sure to do the trick.
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Each of these songs expresses a slightly different aspect of modern day crushing. It’s hard when you have the language to express desire – whether it be sweet and innocent, or lustful and passionate – and yet don’t quite know what to say. Sometimes, it’s better to let someone else do the talking, or singing as it were. Yes, there areplenty of other love songs out there, but these five take different types of wisdom, in relation to different types of love, and aptly express all those complicated feelings. In the end, we all exist in this freak scene, and the best way to bumble through it is to be honest – and these songs, in the end, espouse that honesty in a brilliantly beautiful way.

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