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20 Songs for an Infinitely Sexy Playlist

Wanna spice things up in the bedroom without wearing something that resembles dental floss or — God forbid — getting busy with the lights on?

Music might just be the seductive answer.

According to MSNBC, enjoyable music has the same effect on your brain as sex. Sweet! Even the most body-conscious among us can create a sensual soundtrack to heighten the mood.

So sit back, turn up your speakers, and take a listen to the 20 sexiest songs to set the mood.

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  • Depeche Mode: It’s No Good 1 of 20
    Depeche Mode: It's No Good
    With slow sexy lyrics like, "I'm going to take my time, I have all the time in the world to make you mine. It is written in the stars above," we've quite simply come undone.



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  • INXS: Never Tear Us Apart 2 of 20
    INXS: Never Tear Us Apart
    This song just barely beat out INXS's "Need You Tonight" for sexy domination. Dramatic lyrics and a highly orchestrated melody set the tone for a love of the ages.



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  • Next: Too Close 3 of 20
    Next: Too Close
    This body-rockin' sexy jam will leave you in the mood to get "real close, real slow".



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  • Jeff Buckley: Lover, You Should’ve Come Over 4 of 20
    Jeff Buckley: Lover, You Should've Come Over
    These tragically sensitive lyrics are guaranteed to leave you yearning to be held in someone's arms forever and ever.



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  • Marvin Gaye: Sexual Healing 5 of 20
    Marvin Gaye: Sexual Healing
    Folks joke about Marvin Gaye's "baby-making" music for good reason. Smooth vocals and sexy lyrics remind us that sexual healing is good for our health. We're sold.



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  • Ryan Adams: Desire 6 of 20
    Ryan Adams: Desire
    This truly beautiful song about truth and desire is a perfect romantic addition to any love soundtrack.



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  • R. Kelly: Bump N’ Grind 7 of 20
    R. Kelly: Bump N' Grind
    The title says it all. R. Kelly doesn't "see nothing wrong with a little bump and grind." And neither do we.

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  • Lana Del Rey: Video Games 8 of 20
    Lana Del Rey: Video Games
    Sultry, unhurried vocals and an orchestrated melody will leave you breathlessly daydreaming to romantic lyrics like, "It's you, it's you, it's all for you. Everything I do. I tell you all the time heaven is a place on earth with you."



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  • Chris Isaak: Wicked Game 9 of 20
    Chris Isaak: Wicked Game
    That unforgettable, bluesy guitar riff paired with Chris Isaak's melancholy vocals are more than enough reason to play this wicked game.



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  • The Black Keys: Too Afraid to Love You 10 of 20
    The Black Keys: Too Afraid to Love You
    We can't explain it. There's just something about the gritty rhythm and bluesy vocals in this song that leave a girl weak in the knees.



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  • Usher: Love in This Club 11 of 20
    Usher: Love in This Club
    Usher's ready to leave his friends in the club to show you just how much he loves you. We're totally wooed.



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  • Garbage: #1 Crush 12 of 20
    Garbage: #1 Crush
    Shirley Manson's desperate, primal plea both is hauntingly sexy and mildly stalkerish (but in a good way).



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  • Toni Braxton: You’re Makin’ Me High 13 of 20
    Toni Braxton: You're Makin' Me High
    Listen to the lyrics, and you'll be blushing all over. We're totally smitten with Toni's naughty vocals and sultry groove.


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  • Kings of Leon: Sex on Fire 14 of 20
    Kings of Leon: Sex on Fire
    Kings of Leon, we never stood a chance against your hot-blooded passion and pulse-pounding riffs.



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  • Dave Matthews Band: Crash Into You 15 of 20
    Dave Matthews Band: Crash Into You
    A sexy, sweet melody paired with suggestive lyrics reminds us how mind-blowing young lust can be.



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  • LL Cool J: Doin’ It 16 of 20
    LL Cool J: Doin' It
    Again, the title says it all. This sexy tune with an infectious rhythm will leave you hot and bothered in no time.



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  • Marvin Gaye: Let’s Get it On 17 of 20
    Marvin Gaye: Let's Get it On
    Marvin's sexy invitation will have you thinking about taking it all off. Suggestive lyrics with a smooth melody make this tune a make-out classic.



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  • Mazzy Star: Fade Into You 18 of 20
    Mazzy Star: Fade Into You
    Almost as quietly haunting as a lullaby, this slow, moody track sets the tone of innocence lost.



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  • Peter Gabriel: In Your Eyes 19 of 20
    Peter Gabriel: In Your Eyes
    Ever since Lloyd Dobler made this song boombox famous in Say Anything, we've been unable to resist Peter Gabriel's dramatic proclamation of love.



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  • Ne-Yo: Closer 20 of 20
    Ne-Yo: Closer
    Sexy lyrical desire and sultry rhythm make us want to get "closer" all night long.



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