Just in time for Valentine's Day, NPR's All Songs Considered spoke with a bunch of celebrated songwriters such as Phoebe Bridgers and M. Ward and asked them about the love songs that they wish they'd written — the masterful melodies and heartfelt turns of phrase that other poets envy and only dream to one day emulate.
It's also just a really great playlist of songs. And now it has me thinking of which song I would choose myself.
What would you pick?
The Love Song I Wish I'd Written [Bob Boilen and Robin Hilton / NPR]