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Songs For Driving To A First Date

Here’s our playlist to limber you up.

THE NERVOUS EXCITEMENT, the slight trepidation, the hour spent primping before heading off on a first date – you need a soundtrack for that.

This week, we dedicate our driving playlist to everyone brave enough to embark on a first date.

Let our tunes get you in the right frame of mind…

Have a suggestion for a driving soundtrack?

Let us know at editor@thejournal.ie

Songs For Driving To A First Date

  • Common People (William Shatner)
  • Close To Me (The Cure)
  • Sexual Healing (Marvin Gaye)
  • I Believe In A Thing Called Love (The Darkness)
  • Kiss Me (Alphastates)
  • First Date (blink 182)
  • Good Man (Josh Ritter)
  • You Make Me Wanna… (Usher)
  • Let’s Do It (Ella Fitzgerald)
  • Whatta Man (Salt N Pepa feat. En Vogue)
  • Super Duper Love (Joss Stone)
  • Sail Away (David Gray)
  • Susan’s House (Eels)
  • Sexy Boy [Shawn Michaels] (WWE)
  • Bootie Call (All Saints)
  • You Are Invited (Dismemberment Plan)
  • You Got Me (Ingrid Michaelson feat Storyman)
  • The Greatest Light Is The Greatest Shade (The Joy Formidable)
  • [Keep Feeling] Fascination (The Human League)
  • Jessie’s Girl (Rick Springfield)
  • Seasons [Waiting On You] Future Islands
  • Here It Goes Again (OK Go)
  • Come And Get Your Love (Redbone)
  • In The Air Tonight (Phil Collins)
  • West Side Story: I Feel Pretty (Johnny Green Yvonne Othon)
  • Then He Kissed Me (The Crystals)
  • Courage (Villagers)
  • I Want To Hold Your Hand (The Beatles)
  • Me And Julio Down By The Schoolyard (Paul Simon)
  • A Good Heart (Feargal Sharkey)
  • Shake (The Head And The Heart)
  • Digital Love (Daft Punk)
  • Painter [Valentine] Lapsley
  • Make Out (Julia Nunes)
  • Closer (Nine Inch Nails)
  • Boyfriend (Best Coast)
  • Asked Her To The Dance (The Vincents)

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