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(Guardian)   Here are the 20 greatest breakup songs ever - conveniently ranked to help you wallow in your misery   (theguardian.com) divider line
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2019-03-14 04:28:49 PM  
No Love Stinks?
 
2019-03-14 04:34:21 PM  
What about "The Breakup Song" by Greg Kihn
I mean it's right there in the title
 
2019-03-14 04:34:31 PM  
The Greg Kihn Band - The Breakup Song
Youtube VLFfSDEA26o
 
2019-03-14 04:35:31 PM  
The song that does it for me is Traces of Love by Classics IV:

Classics IV - Traces Of Love
Youtube 2PgUFLqWsJE


Dennis Yost's voice is so damned sweet and distinctive.
 
2019-03-14 04:37:18 PM  
The Bravery - An Honest Mistake
Youtube O8vzbezVru4
 
2019-03-14 04:37:59 PM  
shiat...

Soup Dragons - I'm Free
Youtube yljbcRu3tiU
 
2019-03-14 04:40:21 PM  
Lyle Lovett: She's Already Made Up Her Mind
Youtube PmjYJy5CIM4

She said something about going home
She said something about needing to spend some time alone
And she wondered out loud what it was she had to find
But she's already made up her mind
 
2019-03-14 04:42:52 PM  
Ween - Baby Bitch (with lyrics)
Youtube Miv8p-4OiLE
 
2019-03-14 04:43:10 PM  
Wasnt sure if the album cover for chocolate and cheese was sfw.
 
2019-03-14 04:52:57 PM  
I'll Never Forget What's Her Name
Youtube szMrVPt5zrA
 
2019-03-14 04:54:05 PM  
Tainted Love
Youtube ZcyCQLewj10
 
2019-03-14 05:00:06 PM  
A newer favorite of mine:
Lucinda Williams - Over Time
Youtube iikiyUUlkg8
 
2019-03-14 05:04:36 PM  
Already Gone (Eagles 2013 Remaster)
Youtube yJD8ABf5jbY
 
2019-03-14 05:04:43 PM  
Sonny Came Home.
 
2019-03-14 05:05:19 PM  
Sunny. Damn autocorrect.
 
2019-03-14 05:07:14 PM  
The Clash - Train in Vain (Official Audio)
Youtube aUzBgeI5dpc
 
2019-03-14 05:19:18 PM  
"Weird Al" Yankovic - You Don't Love Me Anymore
Youtube kWD5gdpt4Dw
 
2019-03-14 05:19:39 PM  
Not Bitter
Youtube S2KPLEVTt-U
 
2019-03-14 05:20:11 PM  
Okay, seriously though.
Lucie Silvas - What You're Made Of
Youtube rnuInke7TZA
 
2019-03-14 05:37:55 PM  
Any breakup song list that has lots of somewhat obscure songs to make a big(ish) list but doesn't have this one is a bad list...


Martin Briley Salt In My Tears
Youtube tg-TWFX1OOE


/should be on a list of good breakup songs no matter if they're obscure or not...
 
2019-03-14 05:42:19 PM  
Quiet Riot Love's a Bitch
Youtube r7M5NUlaQsg
 
2019-03-14 05:54:57 PM  
Chris Cornell "Nothing Compares 2 U" Prince Cover Live @ SiriusXM // Lithium
Youtube IuUDRU9-HRk
 
2019-03-14 06:10:16 PM  

maddan: What about "The Breakup Song" by Greg Kihn
I mean it's right there in the title


First thing I noticed. Glaring omission. Won't argue with #1 though.
 
2019-03-14 06:14:22 PM  

swaniefrmreddeer: [Youtube-video https://www.youtube.com/embed/IuUDRU9-​HRk]


Nope. Not gonna cry. Nope.
 
2019-03-14 06:18:36 PM  
Leonard Cohen - So Long, Marianne (Live in Dublin)
Youtube DgEiDc1aXr0
 
2019-03-14 06:20:21 PM  
The Airborne Toxic Event - Sometime Around Midnight
Youtube UYPoMjR6-Ao
 
2019-03-14 06:22:16 PM  
HARRY NILSSON You're Breakin' My Heart
Youtube GBmXLABEo_k
 
2019-03-14 06:26:31 PM  
Sinead Lohan What Can Never Be
Youtube hV1D7Pb8KHU
 
2019-03-14 06:27:48 PM  
Madrugada - Majesty (live w/ lyrics)
Youtube rDIh3dsH1BY
 
2019-03-14 06:55:34 PM  
When You're Screwin' Other Women (Think of Me)
Youtube KKjzolqJwgY
 
2019-03-14 09:18:39 PM  
Blue October - Breakfast After Ten - Lyrics
Youtube lQWYcssF0ek
 
2019-03-14 09:47:06 PM  

Recoil Therapy: Any breakup song list that has lots of somewhat obscure songs to make a big(ish) list but doesn't have this one is a bad list...


[YouTube video: Martin Briley Salt In My Tears]

/should be on a list of good breakup songs no matter if they're obscure or not...


One of the greatest power pop songs ever recorded. And one of the greatest guitar solos. Nice.
 
2019-03-14 09:48:16 PM  
List fails without the greatest fark-you song of all time, Dylan's "Don't Think Twice It's All Right."
 
2019-03-14 09:53:57 PM  

FlashHarry: List fails without the greatest fark-you song of all time, Dylan's "Don't Think Twice It's All Right."


Also, "She's Your Lover Now".
 
2019-03-14 09:59:08 PM  

I Ate Shergar: [Youtube-video https://www.youtube.com/embed/kWD5gdpt​4Dw]


Good choice, but my first thought was this one

"Weird Al" Yankovic - One More Minute
Youtube yWhpk-8QLFQ
 
2019-03-14 09:59:30 PM  
Elvis Costello & The Attractions - Good Year For The Roses
Youtube 1hBWBVVFA4c
 
2019-03-14 10:00:38 PM  
TONY RICH PROJECT "Nobody Knows"
Youtube 8D0jU78VWMc
 
2019-03-14 10:01:59 PM  
Nothing from Beck's Sea Change?

At least give me Ricky Nelson's Lonesome Town.
 
2019-03-14 10:02:52 PM  
Missing, NSFW:
Shaun Of The Dead - The Winchester Pub Scene - Ed: "It's Not The End Of The World..."
Youtube l93fDmh6XKo
 
2019-03-14 10:05:01 PM  
Squeeze - Up The Junction (Promo Clip)
Youtube EvT9suVnCcQ
 
2019-03-14 10:05:46 PM  
The Statler Brothers: Flowers on the Wall
Youtube Bg1di8sGxWc
 
2019-03-14 10:05:53 PM  

holdmybones: FlashHarry: List fails without the greatest fark-you song of all time, Dylan's "Don't Think Twice It's All Right."

Also, "She's Your Lover Now".


And "Up to me" or "Idiot Wind"
 
2019-03-14 10:06:09 PM  

maddan: What about "The Breakup Song" by Greg Kihn
I mean it's right there in the title


Came here to farking point this out.
 
2019-03-14 10:06:39 PM  
Bonnie Raitt - I Can't Make You Love Me
Youtube nW9Cu6GYqxo
 
2019-03-14 10:06:58 PM  
 
Portishead - Sour Times (rare version)
Youtube 1594M6G5byY
 
2019-03-14 10:07:28 PM  
Alanis Morissette - You Oughta Know (OFFICIAL VIDEO)
Youtube NPcyTyilmYY
 
2019-03-14 10:07:34 PM  
JOE JACKSON ★ Is She Really Going Out with Him 【HD】
Youtube 6TzKSFbsh2Y
 
2019-03-14 10:08:12 PM  
It's Over
Youtube uV8a0-cXzNs
 
2019-03-14 10:10:37 PM  
And how do you forget this one?

Good Riddance (Time Of Your Life) [Official Music Video]
Youtube CnQ8N1KacJc


Because nobody knows what this song is about, that's how
 
2019-03-14 10:10:52 PM  

AntonChigger: I Ate Shergar: [Youtube-video https://www.youtube.com/embed/kWD5gdpt​4Dw]

Good choice, but my first thought was this one

[Youtube-video https://www.youtube.com/embed/yWhpk-8Q​LFQ]


LOL, don;t know how I missed it scrolling through the first time, but I was going to make this same post. Absolutely LOVE this song.
 
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