Break Up Songs

Best Break-up Songs

Breaking up sucks, and especially breaking up sucks right around or after Valentines Day… Here is my list of the best break-up songs that hit you straight in the feels.

Justin Timberlake – Cry Me A River

Justin Timberlake’s “Cry Me A River” was written about a girl he caught cheating. (Rumored to be Britney Spears) considering the song surfaced shortly after the former Mickey Mouseketeer’s parted ways. Debuting on Timberlake’s solo album titled “Justified”, it reached number 3 on the Billboard Hot 100.

No Doubt – Don’t Speak

Written by Gwen Stefani about the split between her and bandmate Tony Kanal after a 7 year dating stint. The song went on to reach number 1 on Billboard’s Top 40 Mainstream chart in 1996.

Eminem – Superman

It is no secret how Eminem feels about his exes, and he has no issues putting it in front of a beat and making it a chart topper. He pulls no punches in an all-out verbal assault on an ex and easy women.

Gotye – Somebody That I Used To Know

Youtube could not get enough of this song with over 667 million views. This is Gotye’s 2012 smash-hit off his third album, “Making Mirrors” and features Kimbra. You know you want to sing along…

Lady Antebellum – Need You Now

“Another shot of whiskey can’t stop looking at the door / wishing you’d come sweeping in the way you did before. / And I wonder if I ever cross your mind. / For me it happens all the time.” – Depressing stuff right there…

George Michael – Careless Whisper

Heartbreaking Lyric: “I should have known better than to cheat a friend / and waste a chance that I’ve been given. / So I’m never gonna dance again / the way I danced with you.”

Fergie – Big Girls Don’t Cry

Heartbreaking Lyric: “The path that I’m walkin’ I must go alone. / I must take the baby steps ’til I’m full grown, full grown. / Fairy tales don’t always have a happy ending, do they? / And I foresee the dark ahead if I stay.”

Boyz II Men – End of the Road

1990’s Power RB sensation Boyz II Men drops this major heartbreaking song which still makes you think of that girl you were dating in High School.

Mariah Carey – We Belong Together

For those days when you think you regret breaking up with your summer fling, Mariah Carey after all these years still delivers…

Adele – Hello

Adele, who the hell hurt you girlfriend…

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