Less than two weeks to V-Day, and In Stereogum’s ongoing effort to make you a better lover, we suggest you buy your special someone A Date With John Waters. The eccentric filmmaker has added holiday-soundtrack curator to his resumé (bizarre, we know), and here he gives you the run down on his 14-track collection of rare, punk, country and R&B tunes, offering nuggets like: “Listen to the great Tina Turner, when she was still with Ike, had a mustache, and wore ratty mink coats.” Just watch. He makes Christopher Walken’s “The Continental” look positively prudish.
Here’s a sample of the romance in store.
A Date With John Waters is out 2/6 on New Line.