Songs for Queer Love/Yearning

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Songs for Queer Love/Yearning

Unread postby Sam W » Tue Feb 23, 2021 8:56 am

I was talking with a music-loving friend of mine (the person who has been introducing me to new, cool music since high school) about how nice it is that there are more and more songs, including ones that get some radio play, that are about LGBT relationships of some kind. That got us a brainstorming songs of queer love and yearning, both current and from decades ago, and I thought it would make a fun conversation starter here as well!

Some of my favorites are:

B.D Woman's Blues by Lucille Bogan
Do it For Her from Steven Universe
Most of Orville Pecks' discography.

How about y'all?

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Re: Songs for Queer Love/Yearning

Unread postby Susan » Sun Feb 28, 2021 5:50 pm

I really like girl in red. I recently discovered her through another lbgtq+ friend and I can't seem to get enough. Y'all should really check her out!
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Re: Songs for Queer Love/Yearning

Unread postby Heather » Tue Mar 02, 2021 11:51 am

You know I love a playlist!

I'd add:
Constant Craving, K.D. Lang (I MEAN --)
Romeo and Juliet, Indigo Girls
Both Hands, Ani DiFranco
Someone saved My Life Tonight, Elton John
Baby Can I Hold You, Tracy Chapman
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Re: Songs for Queer Love/Yearning

Unread postby Marisha » Sat Mar 13, 2021 11:20 am

I actually have a playlist with a ton of LGBTQ+ artists on it! Newbies like MNEK, Troye Sivan, Hayley Kiyoko, etc. I've also been getting into Dorian Electra, Rina Sawayama, Arca...(can you tell I like pop music?)

But I also have a couple of songs in my back pocket that are meaningful to me as a queer person despite not being made by queer artists. I'm thinking of Anthony Hamilton's "Can't Let Go." Real old-school gospel-style stuff right there.


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