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“For the Others: Mike Squillante’s “Valentine’s Day” “This one’s for those jaded lovers,” Mike Squillante sings during the chorus of his anti-Valentine’s track “Valentine’s Day,” and that’s exactly who he’s writing for. But while lines like “You’re down to nothing at 7:00 in the PM” could make this singles anthem kind of a downer, Squillante keeps it light, quipping that “This has to do with one day in the year/It ain’t Friday the 13th, if that’s what you hear.” That’s what makes “Valentine’s Day” so great— for a song about being alone, it really isn’t all that depressing. Squillante delivers lines about loneliness over a poppy, upbeat melody that’s perfect for sing-a-longs. And with the lyrics “It’s overrated/designated dates just leave the rest of us out,” singing along is actually liberating. Squillante has written an anti-Valentine’s anthem that anyone who’s spent a “sucky Valentines Day alone” can relate to 100 p”

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