Thanksgiving is a lot like courtship. There is the build-up of waiting to meet the most awesome meal of the year. Then, there are the second-guesses -- will it be as good as the last time around? And of course, there are the friendly teases, like when that perfect bite falls away from the rest on the cutting board or when there's an extra chunk of crust attached to your slice of pumpkin pie. All of this is why we have compiled the perfect playlist to accompany your meal from seduction to satisfaction. Now, pass the potatoes.
Usher - Do It To Me
This is background music for when you're picking at appetizers, sipping on your first glass of wine, and exchanging pleasantries before you take a seat at the table. You know, take it slow.
As you sip your coffee and remember the most epic meal of the year, this song acts as a digestif that will wash everything down and start to get you psyched for next year. Also, songs are linked to memories. Now, every time you hear Sugar Ray (often, no?), it will bring you right back to that second helping of candied yams and your crazy uncle who uses all the gravy and chews with his mouth open.