Making a mixtape for every kind of girl in your life


Scenario: You’re a year into a relationship with a formerly straight girl who swore she’d never go back to men and you’re finally getting comfortable. Then one night she stays out till four a.m., leaving a CD on your nightstand.

The Mix:

“It’s Raining Men” – The Weather Girls

“Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For” – U2

“Whatta Man” - Salt ‘n Pepa

“I Need a Man” - The Eurythmics

“The One I Love” - REM

“Rude Boy” - Rihanna

“Adam and Eve” – Ani DiFranco


Scenario: You’ve been dating for three months and the sexual tension is palpable. You’re convinced you’ll share the best sex of your life. Tonight’s the night, you think. She asks you up after dinner and when you put your hand on her thigh she pulls up a playlist on her iPhone….

The Mixtape:

“S.O.S” - Julie Miller

“I Do Not Hook Up” - Kelly Clarkson

“Love Cocoon” - Vigilantes Of Love

“Wait For Me” - Rebecca St James

“No Wed No Bed” - Pettidee

“Amazing Grace”

“Have a Talk With God” - Stevie Wonder


The Scenario: Your third anniversary. Things couldn’t be better. Or so you think until she shares her Spotify playlist. Via Facebook.

The Mix:

“Last Day of Our Acquaintance” - Sinead O’Connor

“Used to Love You (John Legend)

“Stupid In Love (Rihanna)

“Divorce Song (Liz Phair)

“Tainted Love (Soft Cell)

“Angie (The Rolling Stones)

“Break-up Song (Melissa Ferrick)

“It’s Too Late (Carol King)

“You Gave Me Nothing (Mark Ronson And The Business International)

The Scenario: Your underwear is on the floor and she reaches to turn on her ipod. “I’ve made something for us,” she says.

The Mix:

“Thong Song” - Sisko

“Sexy and I Know It” - LMFAO

“I’m Too Sexy” - Right Said Fred

“I Want to Sex You Up” - Color Me Badd

“Promiscuous” - Nelly Furtado

“I Touch Myself” - Divinyls

“Crash Into Me” - Dave Matthews Band

“Relax” - Frankie Goes to Hollywood

“Do Me” - Bel Biv DeVoe

“Let’s Get It On” - Marvin Gaye

“Do Ya Think I’m Sexy” - Rod Stewart

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