With Valentine’s Day just a few days away, these songs from Irish singers will get you in the mood for a day filled with love and romance.
1. The Pogues - "Love You til the End"
A blending of classic and modern influences, The Pogues’ hit "Love You til the End" is a perfect sentiment for Valentine’s Day.
2. The Script - "For the First Time"
This recent smash hit from Dublin natives The Script is about overcoming the hard times through love.
3. Snow Patrol - "Signal Fire"
"Signal Fire" is but one romantic selection from Belfast natives Snow Patrol’s lengthy list of love songs and was featured on the "Spiderman" soundtrack.
4. Westlife - 'Unbreakable"
This love is unbreakable, unmistakable, untouchable ... ah, Westlife, you always have had a way with words.
5. U2 - "All I Want is You"
The name of this epic ballad from Ireland’s favorites, U2, says it all.
6. Sinead O’Connor - "Nothing Compares to You"
Though often controversial, you can’t deny Irish singer Sinead O’Connor and her 1990s hit "Nothing Compares 2 U."
7. Dropkick Murphys - "Peg O’ My Heart"
Boston’s own Dropkick Murphys remake this old classic into a modern and upbeat love tune.
8. Ronan Keating - "When You Say Nothing at All"
Ronan Keating topped the charts with this cover for the film "Notting Hill."
9. Bell X1 - "How Your Heart is Wired"
Kildare natives Bell X1 take on the complexities of love with modern beats.
10. Van Morrison - "Crazy Love"
This Van Morrison classic is the perfect slow tune to set the mood for Valentine’s Day.
* Originally published in 2013.