Bio: Mike Squillante is a pop/rock/alternative singer/songwriter/guitarist. Currently a songwriting major at Boston's Berklee College of Music, he's been writing and recording original songs since the age of 12. In addition to being an individual artist in his own right, Mike is also the guitarist for...See Full Bio
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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”