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A reason to go to Starbucks

(Via You Ain't No Picasso) I hate Starbucks coffee. It's nothing about the store--I kind of love the idea of it--it's just the coffee. I think it's weak and not worth my--what is it now--$5. Don't get me started on their frapachaccis. But I kind of want to go to the ultimate corporate coffeeshop Jan. 30 to pick up Sweetheart, the chain's potentially semi-awesome Valentine's Day-themed covers compilation. Here's the tracklist.

01 Death Cab for Cutie: “Love Song” (Cure cover)

02 Katy Perry: “Black and Gold” (Sam Sparro cover)

03 DeVotchKa: “Hot Burrito #1 (I’m Your Toy)” (Flying Burrito Brothers cover)

04 Department of Eagles: “Love Me” (Elvis Presley cover)

05 Jessica Lea Mayfield: “Words of Love” (Buddy Holly cover)

06 Ben Bridwell: “Your Love Is Forever” (George Harrison cover)

07 Kate Tucker: “I’m on Fire” (Bruce Springsteen cover)

08 Rogue Wave: “Maps” (Yeah Yeah Yeahs cover)

09 A.C. Newman: “Take on Me” (a-ha cover)

10 Jem: “Yellow” (Coldplay cover)

11 Richard Hawley: “Early Morning Rain” (Gordon Lightfoot cover)

12 Daniel Martin Moore: “I Hear Music” (Billie Holiday cover)

13 She & Him: “I Put a Spell on You” (Screamin’ Jay Hawkins cover)

14 Lila Downs: “My One and Only Love” (Frank Sinatra cover)

She & Him. Jem. DoE. Katy Perry. DCFC. It's like an OC Mix CD circa 2009. Even if I skip the coffee, I'm almost as excited about Jan. 30 as I am Feb. 14.


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