The first edition of the Valentine’s Day Mixtape (crafted way back in 2006) was the very first mixtape ever posted here on ATG, and it’s taken many different forms ever since. As my music interests–and personal relationships–have evolved since then, so too have the mixes. The twee innocence of the first mix (see: The Postal Service, The Long Winters) and my high school self has transformed into more nostalgic choices (as evidenced by the FOUR cover songs on this 8th edition) and meaningful melodies.
As usual, we’ve got all of the previous Valentine’s Day Mixtapes available for download below, and we’ve got numero ocho available as a .zip and as individual MP3s. So grab your lover, pop this mix in, and hope that your special brand of love lasts forever. Forever, ever? Forever ever. Mixtape and MP3s after the jump.