Love/ Post Love

Details from H&M campaign with David Beckam

My journey to emotional growth has started with Felicita, back in the days where there seemed to be only two songs at parties, (the Duck song being the other one), and somehow has made a full circle to Synchronize Lips. So maybe it is just me, but falling, being and surviving love was the hardest thing I had to face until now, and the only thing I trully suck at (also singing).

Love is often associated with the words gooey, naive, embarassing, crazy, stupid, blind... Lovers are waved away for not being in their „right mind“, treated as in a state of some kind of temporary insanity.  In a way love seems to be even more deeply closeted than a greek homosexual.  I think love is (mainly) a choise. It takes the biggest of David's photoshoped balls to actually dare to open up to somebody, the process is long, hard and not always rewarding. Hell even loving yourself is not granted. So being in love is something to be proud about. And I am not talking  yeahy-I-got-22-I-likes-in-facebook-proud,  I am talking dance-down-the-street-hugging strangers and kissing old ladies on the cheek proud.  

I started making a love song list with all the people I met on Saturday night around midnight until 6 o’ clock the same morning, which is ironically/coincidentally/irrelevantly the time I heard Whitney Houston died, (and we didnt even include her...). Favourite love songs were suggested between others by Katerina Gregos, Tobias Zielony, Solvej Ovesen, Thilman , Martin Skauen, Christopher and Marouan from Bar 3. 
During the curse of the evening a Post Love song list also developed. Love List starts off with flirting, to how great it is to be together, right to self destructing love.  The Post Love list concentrates not so much on heart break songs, but more on actively “We-didn’t-work, so-burn-in-hell songs“.  We even took the time to pick out some sing along lines for every song for you. (Thanks Katy!!!!)  

LOVE LIST (Pre-, Oui!! and De Love)

David Bowie 
We could be heroes, just for one day…

Hello, I love you
The Doors -
Hello I love you won’t you tell me your name

I Was Made for Lovin’ You
Ouuu yeah …cause girl you were made for me, and girl I was made for you. And I can’t get eough of you baby, can you get enough of me??

I Want You
Bob Dylan

Time s a wasting Here with Johny Cash  
June Carter & Carl Smith
June Carter: A cake's no good if you don't mix the batter and bake it
Carl Smith: And love's just a bubble if you don't take the trouble to make it

I walk the line
Johny Cash
I find it very very easy to be true/Yes I ll admit, that I am a fool for you../Because You are mine/ I walk the line/ 

Let's Stay Together
Al Green
Let's, let's stay together, loving you whether, whether times are good or bad, happy or sad”

Live with me
Massive Attack ft Terry Callier
Nothing's right, if you ain't here 
I give all that I have just to keep you near 
I wrote you a letter darlin', trying to make it clear 
How much you just don't believe that I'm sincere. 
Thinking about you baby, I want you to live with me

Look What You've Done For Me
Al Green

Patrick Watson
We are drifters away”

Crazy In Love
Beyoncé & Jay-Z

Loving You – seriously watch this clip
Minnie Riperton
Loving you has made my life so beautiful…everytime we ahm.. I love you more.
Everything that I do is out of loving you dododododo

Love Cats 
The Cure
We're so wonderfully, wonderfully, wonderfully, wonderfully pretty/Oh you know that I'd do anything for you..

There Is A Light That Never Goes Out
The Smiths
To die by your side is such a heavenly way to die”

Love Buzz
Would you believe me when I tell you You are the queen of my heart
Please dont deceive me when I hurt you
Just aint the way it seems

Purple Rain
I only want to see you, only want to see you in the purple rain”

Stairway to Heaven
Led Zeppelin
And she's buying the stairway to heaven.”

Näher zu dir
Auf dem Weg näher zu Dir, Gehe ich durch eine Tür,
Die den Umriss von uns beiden hat”

In a manner of speaking
In a manner of speaking I just want to say / that I could never forget the way/ you told me everything without saying nothing

That's Amore
Dean Martin
When the moon hits your eye like a big-a pizza pie,
That's amore”

You're the first, my last, my everything
Barry White
You're my sun, my moon, my guiding star. 
My kind of wonderful, that's what you are.”

Nothing Compares To You
Sinead O'Connor
'cause nothing compares, nothing compares to you”

Nothing else matters

Breaking away
Al Jarreau
Breakin' away, your love has opened eyes that couldn't see.”

I Don't Want Control Of You
Teenage Fanclub
I don't want control of you doesn't matter to me
I want this love to stay the same”

I Love Paris
Screamin' Jay Hawkins
I love Paris, why, why, do I love Paris? 
Because my love is near.”

The Man I Love
Billie Holiday
And so all else above, I'm dreaming of the man I love”

Das Model
Sie ist ein Model und sie sieht gut aus/ Ich nehme sie heut gerne zu mir nach Haus.

I Do, I Do, I Do, I Do, I Do

Somebody To Love
Can anybody find me somebody to love?”

Love Will Tear Us Apart
Joy Division
Love, love will tear us apart again”

This One's Gonna Bruise
Beth Orton
What a thing to choose this one's gonna bruise”

The Beatles
Blackbird singing in the dead of night
Take these broken wings and learn to fly”

You Said Something
PJ Harvey
One in the morning when you said something that I've never forgotten”

Desire As
Prefab Sprout
Desire as a self-figured creature who changes her mind?”

Careless Whisper
George Michael
"I'm never gonna dance again/'Cause guilty feet have got no rhythm/Though it's easy to pretend/I know you're not a fool.

Limit To Your Love
James Blake
There’s a limit to your love, Like a waterfall in slow motion”

November Rain
Guns N' Roses
cause nothing lasts foreeever”

Wicked Game-Chris Isaak

I'm a victim of this song (wicked game
Pipilotti Rist - 

Love the way you lie
Eminem ft Rihanna 

This mess we are in
Pj Harvey& Thom York
(Thom) No need for words now/We sit in silence/You look me/In the eye directly/ You met me/I think it's Wednesday/The evening/The mess we're in/And ooooh...
( PJ Harvey ) The city sunset over me/ The city sunset over mea

Should I stay or should I go
The Clash
Come on you got to let me know, should I stay or should I go?


Boys Don't Cry
The Cure
I try to laugh about it hiding the tears in my eyes.
Because boys don't cry”

Fuck You
Cee-Lo Green
I still wish you the best with a...Fuck you!”

Fuck You
There’s a look on your face I would like to knock out/ See the sin in your grin and the shape of your mouth/ All I want is to see you in terrible pain/Though we won’t ever meet I remember your name
………/When you look at yourself do you see what I see/If you do why the fuck are you looking at me

We Used To Be Friends
Dandy Warhols
We used to be friends a long time ago.
We used to be friends, hey”

Pretty Vacant
Sex Pistols
Oh we're so pretty, Oh so pretty we're vacant”

Back to Black
Amy Winehouse
You go back to her and I go back to Black”

Your Heart Is A Mess
Your heart's a mess you won't admit to it, it makes no sense”

You Know I'm No Good
Amy Winehouse
I told you I was trouble, you know that I'm no good”

Truth Serum
There's no truth in you, there's no truth in me, the truth is between”

La Roux
I'll never let you sweep me off my feet/ This time, baby, I'll be bulletproof”

Love is a losing game
Amy Winehouse
For you I was a flame,
Love is a losing game

Roman Candle
Eliott Smith
I want to hurt him, I want to give him pain, I'm a roman candle. My head is full of flames




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