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The anti-Valentine’s Day tribute list: Tell us your #AntiVdaysongs

These days, there seems to be as many people who despise Valentine’s Day as there are starry-eyed lovers armed with chocolate and flowers. This is for good reason — Valentine’s Day misses the fact that more than one in four adults in the U.S. never marry.

My go-to anti-Valentine’s Day song will always be Ludo’s “Love Me Dead,” a rock ballad that epitomizes a lover’s angst with clever lyrics and impassioned cries. I once sent the song to a now-ex, and with lines like “Love me cancerously/like a salt-sore soaked in the sea,” it was clear that love’s ship had sailed.

What is your anti-Valentine’s Day song? Whether you’re single, separated or shacked up, tell us your picks in the comments or on Twitter with the hashtag #antiVdaysongs.

More songs for the love hater in you after the jump:

“Forget You” by Cee-Lo

“Romance is Boring” by Los Campesinos

“Gives You Hell” by The All-American Rejects

“Caught Out There” by Kelis

@washingtonpost You Give Love a Bad Name - Bon Jovi #AntiVdaysongs

— Paula Rueger (@paula_jeanne) February 13, 2012

@washingtonpost Don’t Go Away Mad(Just Go Away) by Mötley Crüe #AntiVdaysongs

— Jerome Timm (@twinsfan1971) February 13, 2012

@washingtonpost Of COURSE, You Oughta Know, by Alanis Morrissette #antiVdaysongs

— Carolina Girl (@nikkib1920) February 13, 2012


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