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A Candied Heart Countdown-- The Weekly Top 5

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#5

David Gray "Be Mine"

-Nothing says sweet quite like  David Gray. Matter of fact, in a few years they may just put his face on one of those saccharinely sweet candies if he keeps writing these love songs...

#4

Portishead "All Mine"

Okay. Maybe this is a black-hearted candy heart, but the message is perfect all the same. Still sweet, this song is less saccharine maybe syrupy. Thanks Stacy T. (from Facebook) for this choice.

#3

Van Morrison "Sweet Thing"

A RadioMilwaukee favorite, and perhaps a perfect love song for this countdown for not one, but two lines that could work well on any candied heart. 

#2

Average White Band "Kiss Me"

Believe it or not, AWB has been on the T5C more than any other artist not named Bob Marley. Good to have some go-to funk good for any occasion.

#1

Blondie "Call Me"

And at #1 Blondie's "Call Me," a song title that I've actually gotten on a candy heart myself. And, a fun song to end our ritual Top 5 Countown with...

Any suggestions for a Top 5 theme? send 'em to marcus@radiomilwaukee.org