A Seductive Playlist for Women in Their 30s
Don't even play like the Cranberries don't get you in the mood.
Maybe it's the heat. Maybe it's the humidity. Maybe it's the vastness of tempting skin-cloaking options in this city. Whatever the cause, people in South Florida are hot and moist and rarely successfully monogamous. That might explain the abundance of attractive and successful women in their 30s who are single and still looking for love in all the wrong places.
You've got to have the right playlist for when the time comes to fog some windows with these lovely 30-somethings. They were at their emotional peak in the '90s, so it helps to use a mind-music connection to trigger dopamine production and transport them back to simpler days of lower standards and bad decisions.
With an average runtime of three minutes and 58 seconds, this list should give you about 40 minutes to seal the deal. Let's be honest. That should be more than enough time for the average guy. Unless you've been drinking. Then repeat as necessary.
10. The Cranberries - "Linger" (1993)
Dolores O'Riordan once commented that this song was about her first serious kiss. Play this and you'll be doing some serious kissing of your own.
9. Sinead O'Connor - "Nothing Compares to You" (1990)
What can I say? Bald chicks turn me on. This beautiful song is sure to take her back, if it doesn't make her break down in tears first.
8. Tori Amos - "Siren" (1997)
Off of the Great Expectations soundtrack, this Tori Amos gem sets the mood like an overbearing and disapproving father. Thanks, Steve.
7. The Pretenders - "I'll Stand by You" (1994)
As Chrissie Hynde belts outs this pledge of love and support in tough times, you'll be subliminally conveying the same to the object of your affections. Let's call it, false advertising.
6. Sixpence None the Richer - "Kiss Me" (1997)
More than one woman has confessed to me that this song makes her want to dance and kiss naked in the rain. Duh.
5. Savage Garden - "Truly Madly Deeply" (1997)
These Aussies inspired many a love session back in the '90s with this number. And for that, we say thank you.
4. Goo Goo Dolls - "Iris" (1998)
If you repeat everything Johnny Rzeznik says in this song, she'll either fall in love with you or scamper down the street in fear.
3. Sarah McLachlan - "Possession" (1993)
I'm not going to lie. This one even gets my nipples hard. If my heart could write a song, it would sound just like this. Someone kiss me.
2. Mazzy Star - Fade Into You (1994)
This is one of the truly perfect make-out songs from the '90s. If you play this for a woman and it doesn't soften her up, check for testicles.
1. The Cure - "Love Song" (1989)
OK. So, this is the only song included that's not from the '90s. I don't care. The Cure rocks.
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