Music

12 Valentine’s Day Playlists for The Boo’ed Up or Bummed Out

Lead Photo: Art by Alan López for Remezcla.
Art by Alan López for Remezcla.

Mis amores, it’s that time of year again: Valentine’s Day is this week. We know just as well as you do that this day can bring up a lot of emotions — whether you’re happily boo’ed up, riding solo or charging against the lovelorn corporate machine — chances are, you’re feeling something. (And yes, even indifferent is a feeling!)

Whatever your reaction, it should also tell you that the best thing about today isn’t going to be a heart-shaped box of stale chocolates (do yourself a favor; buy them on sale this weekend), or even Bad Bunny’s upcoming single (pero that’s up there on our list). Today’s most memorable romantic gesture is to simply honor love, whatever form it takes in your life.

Whether that’s treating yourself to a solo date, getting a little messy and texting up your ex — we’re not saying you should, but you do you — or keeping things sweet with your novia/o/x, today is your excuse to indulge. And you won’t be the only one. Latinx artists know a thing or two about making the most of Valentine’s day — especially when their music is the soundtrack.

Here at Remezcla, we reached out to 12 artists across different genres to bring you a collection of their best romantic playlists, curated for you con amor.

We’re talking all the playful bops for date night, raunchy bangers for the bedroom and, yes, even those warm, gentle ballads for the hopeless romantics among us. Heartthrob trapero Eladio Carrión gives us major Scorpio energy with pounding picks from Sauce Boyz and OG reggaetonero Daddy Yankee, while indie darling Tatiana Hazel looks back at love with old-school crooner cuts by Frank Sinatra and Edith Piaf. There’s also your flirty pop staples, courtesy of Chile’s Marineros, corridos urbano frenzy from Fuerza Regida’s very own Jesús Ortiz Paz and adoring Frank Ocean dedications sourced by fellow R&B romantica, Noa Sainz.

Whatever your vibe, there’s a Valentine’s playlist – or three — here for you. Stream them below.

Lalo Ebratt

Art by Alan López for Remezcla.

Name: Lalo Ebratt
Hometown: Santa Marta
Zodiac Sign: Aquarius
Relationship Status: Enamorao’ de la mamá de mis dos hijas

Bandalos Chinos

Art by Alan López for Remezcla.

Name: Bandalos Chinos
Hometown: Buenos Aires
Zodiac Sign: Cancer
Relationship Status: De novio

Jesús Ortiz Paz (Fuerza Regida)

Art by Alan López for Remezcla.

Name: Jesús Ortiz Paz
Hometown: San Bernardino, CA
Zodiac Sign: Taurus
Relationship Status: Single

Derby Motoreta's Burrito Kachimba

Art by Alan López for Remezcla.

Name: Derby Motoreta’s Burrito Kachimba
Hometown: Sevilla
Zodiac Signs: From Capricorn to Aquarius
Relationship Status: Single

Tatiana Hazel

Art by Alan López for Remezcla.

Name: Tatiana Hazel
Hometown: From Chicago, currently LA based
Zodiac Sign: Virgo
Relationship Status: Self-partnered

La Doña

Art by Alan López for Remezcla.

Name: La Doña aka Cecilia Cassandra
Hometown: San Francisco, CA
Zodiac Sign: Pisces Sun, Cancer Moon
Relationship Status: It’s complicated

Noa Sainz

Art by Alan López for Remezcla.

Name: Isabel
Hometown: Saltillo
Zodiac Sign: Cáncer
Relationship Status: In a relationship

Eladio Carrión

Art by Alan López for Remezcla.

Name: Eladio Carrión
Hometown: Humacao
Zodiac Sign: Scorpio
Relationship Status: In a relationship

Riccie Oriach

Art by Alan López for Remezcla.

Name: Riccie Oriach
Hometown: Santo Domingo
Zodiac Sign: Virgo
Relationship Status: Single

Marineros

Art by Alan López for Remezcla.

Name: Marineros
Hometown: Santiago de Chile
Zodiac Signs: From Virgo to Libra
Relationship Status: Ni tuya ni yuta!

AQUIHAYAQUIHAY

Art by Alan López for Remezcla.

Name: AQUIHAYAQUIHAY
Hometown: Guadalajara / Monterrey
Zodiac Signs: From Capricorn to Aquarius
Relationship Status: It’s complicated

Los Niños Vudú

Art by Alan López for Remezcla.

Name:Los Niños Vudú
Hometown: Lima
Zodiac Signs: From Capricorn to Aquarius
Relationship Status: It’s complicated