We try to analyse it but sometimes we throw up our hands and accept that love is ineffable.
Songs have been written about every topic imaginable, but the best ones have been penned about the ups and downs of being in love. We asked the cast from The Effect to share their favourite songs about each end of the love spectrum. Have a listen to our playlist below and see if you can guess which are the sad and which are the happy love songs - compare it to the cast's list below.
Happy Song - 'Fade Into You' by Mazzy Star
Sad Song - 'Angie' by The Rolling Stones
Happy Song - 'Let Me' by Sergio Mendes, Jill Scott & Will I Am
Sad Song - 'The Day You Went Away' by Wendy Matthews
Happy Song - 'Damn, I Wish I was Your Lover' by Sophie B Hawkins
Sad Song - 'One Last Try' by Ane Brun
'San'c Fuy Belha Ni Prezada' Back to the Courts of Love, Music from the Time of Eleanor of Aquataine