Your Playlist is a Wonderland: Breaking Down the Best Songs to Make Love to by Genre

Music is magic. Matching the right song to the right mood can lead to nothing short of euphoria. This is especially true in the bedroom.

According to researchers at McGill University, picking the proper track during sex can result in a release of dopamine as well as increased arousal and pleasurability. But be cautious, because the wrong track can have the opposite effect. In order to ensure your lovemaking experience is heightened to its peak and you have something for every type of partner, here is a break down of the best baby-making songs by genre.

Genre: Pop

Song: The Weeknd’s “The Morning”

With the sexiest singing in the sexiest genre, The Weeknd and his erupting falsetto pipes will undoubtedly make the blood pump. Plus, the slow build-up of “The Morning” is the perfect way to get the balls rolling.

Genre: R&B

Song: Destiny’s Child’s “Say My Name”

Nothing is sure to illicit passion like the intimate act of saying your lover’s name. This is especially true when three of R&B’s all-time muses are purring for you to do so.

Genre: Punk Rock

Song: Smash Mouth’s “I Can’t Get Enough of You Baby”

Ahh, the horniest band name in all of music. With its organ-driven high tempo and affirming lyrics, this Smash Mouth banger has all the ingredients to make the lovemaking last all night long.. Or at least two minutes and 31 seconds.

Genre: Folk

Song: The Wiggles’ “Rock-A-Bye Your Bear”

Nothing says baby-making music more than music for babies. Besides, this song features a friendly game of Simon Says, and Simon Says is kinky as fuck.

Genre: Celtic Pop

Song: Enya’s “Only Time”

The queen of one of the most underrated sex genres of all time, Enya and her angelic melodies will transport you and your love into the silky, celestial planes of Venus.

Genre: Rock n’ Roll

Song: James Blunt’s “You’re Beautiful”

Hard rocking British badass James Blunt became a renowned sex symbol with the icy cold strip tease he performed for this song’s video. Also, the repetition of the simple phrase “you’re beautiful” can create the ultimate positive, loving atmosphere for the bedroom.

Genre: Hip-Hop/Rap

Song: Yung Humma and Flynt Flossy’s “Lemme Smang It”

This line Yung Humma bar from the second verse says it all: “This is what I like to call Smash Bang fusion. Gotta focus, mama don’t wanna get a cooch contusion”. 

Genre: World Music

Song: Toto’s “Africa”

Widely accepted as the song that epitomizes the world music genre, “Africa” by Toto oozes passion with every beat of the bass drum. Plus, with all this song’s talk about rain, things are sure to get a little slippery.

Genre: Reggae

Song: 311’s “Amber”

In “Amber”, quintessential reggae supergroup 311 answers the age-old conundrum of figuring out the color of your partner’s energy. Honestly, these native Nebraskan reggae men are sure to set jah good vibes whenever you turn on one of their tracks.

Genre: Country

Song: Arthur Smith’s “Dueling Banjos” 

This musical number from classic adventure-thriller film “Deliverance” is filled to the brim with instrumental sexual innuendos. Just listen to the way the guitar and banjo arpeggios see-saw off one another!

Genre: Electronic

Song: Eiffel 65’s “Blue (Da Ba Dee)”

They say sex is all about rhythm. Well, Eiffel 65 keeps things bumping at a solid 69 beats per minute. Hell yeah.

Honorable transcendent-of-fictitious-boundaries-created-by-genre Mention

Song: Paul Anka’s “(You’re) Having My Baby”

Check out the opening line: “(You’re) having my baby. What a lovely way of saying how much you love me.” Seems like we should be asking Paul Anka what’s on his sex playlist!

Written by Daniel Carrol.

Note from the editor- Now go get your loving on!