Bitterness is for the birds. And sweeping generalizations rarely, if ever, hold true. All women are not bitter, and along those lines, all men are not emotionally bankrupt. A call came in just last night from a friend who was ready to give up on men. Nonsense, we said, keep an open mind and continue dating. Plenty of men have plenty of love to pour out for the women they adore. The proof is in the lyric. This eclectic mix-'n'-match list of male-sung ballads reveals that men, even tough guys, have feelings too. If and when in doubt about the male species as a whole, or your man slash relationship in particular, plug in this playlist. These men are belting out their passions. We hear them...and we're swooning.
1. The Stacks, Bon Iver
2. Martha, Tom Waits
3. Sail Away, David Gray
4. In Your Eyes, Peter Gabriel
5. Tupelo Honey, Van Morrison
6. Hallelujah, Jeff Buckley
7. The Book of Love, The Magnetic Fields
8. Born to Run, Bruce Springsteen
9. Turn Your Lights Down Low, Bob Marley
10. All I Want Is You, U2
It's certain we've missed a few. What's your favorite male-sung love song?
(We dedicate this YourTango post to Cara)