69 Love Songs

A challenge based on The Magnetic Fields album 69 Love Songs. For a full description as well as a list of songs, go here.

Open to all fandoms/pairings

(Open, Unmoderated, Prompt Meme Challenge)

About 69 Love Songs (69_Love_Songs)

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1. "Absolutely Cuckoo"
2. "I Don't Believe in the Sun"
3. "All My Little Words"
4. "A Chicken with Its Head Cut Off"
5. "Reno Dakota"
6. "I Don't Want to Get Over You"
7. "Come Back from San Francisco"
8. "The Luckiest Guy on the Lower East Side"
9. "Let's Pretend We're Bunny Rabbits"
10. "The Cactus Where Your Heart Should Be"
11. "I Think I Need a New Heart"
12. "The Book of Love"
13. "Fido, Your Leash Is Too Long"
14. "How Fucking Romantic"
15. "The One You Really Love"
16. "Punk Love"
17. "Parades Go By"
18. "Boa Constrictor"
19. "A Pretty Girl Is Like..."
20. "My Sentimental Melody"
21. "Nothing Matters When We're Dancing"
22. "Sweet-Lovin' Man"
23. "The Things We Did and Didn't Do"
24. "Roses"
25. "Love Is Like Jazz"
26. "When My Boy Walks Down the Street"
27. "Time Enough for Rocking When We're Old"
28. "Very Funny"
29. "Grand Canyon"
30. "No One Will Ever Love You"
31. "If You Don't Cry"
32. "You're My Only Home"
33. "(Crazy for You But) Not That Crazy"
34. "My Only Friend"
35. "Promises of Eternity"
36. "World Love"
37. "Washington, D.C."
38. "Long-Forgotten Fairytale"
39. "Kiss Me Like You Mean It"
40. "Papa Was a Rodeo"
41. "Epitaph for My Heart"
42. "Asleep and Dreaming"
43. "The Sun Goes Down and the World Goes Dancing"
44. "The Way You Say Good-Night"
45. "Abigail, Belle of Kilronan"
46. "I Shatter"
47. "Underwear"
48. "It's a Crime"
49. "Busby Berkeley Dreams"
50. "I'm Sorry I Love You"
51. "Acoustic Guitar"
52. "The Death of Ferdinand de Saussure"
53. "Love in the Shadows"
54. "Bitter Tears"
55. "Wi' Nae Wee Bairn Ye'll Me Beget"
56. "Yeah! Oh, Yeah!"
57. "Experimental Music Love"
58. "Meaningless"
59. "Love Is Like a Bottle of Gin"
60. "Queen of the Savages"
61. "Blue You"
62. "I Can't Touch You Anymore"
63. "Two Kinds of People"
64. "How to Say Goodbye"
65. "The Night You Can't Remember"
66. "For We Are the King of the Boudoir"
67. "Strange Eyes"
68. "Xylophone Track"
69. "Zebra"



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What if a prompt I want is already taken?
Do it anyway! Multiple fills to a prompt are exactly what we want.

What fandoms are eligible?
If someone wants to write it, it's eligible.

Can I do a different fandom for every prompt I want?
Yes! You can use as many fandoms as you want.

What about RPF?
RPF is eligible. (I consider RPF to come under the AU umbrella.)

Is original fiction okay?
Not this round. Let's keep it just to fandom.

What's the deadline?
No deadline!

Can I post my story at my own journal?
Yes. You can post it to other communities, your journal, your website--wherever you usually post fic. Just please link to it at either Livejournal or Dreamwidth, too.

How do I advertise the challenge?
Post the link to this profile or to the challenge at DW or LJ



YES: Multiple fills of a prompt.
YES: Any fandom, crossovers and AUs.
YES: M/F, M/M, F/F, and all permutations thereof.
YES: Adapting a prompt to fit into your fandom's universe.
YES: General-audience rated fics.
YES: Explicit fics.
YES: Whatever level in between.
YES: Posting to other communities/your own journal/AO3/etc. if you're so inclined. Just please post a link to the fic at either the DW or LJ post. (Anonymous posting is allowed in both journals.)
NO: Deadline.
NO: Minimum or maximum word count.
NO: Explicit use of underage characters and other illegal things. (Yes, this is a nebulous definition. Just use your common sense.)