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Suggestions for Break-Up Song List - I'm Making a Mixed Tape for My Friend


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Hi gang,

 

My friend is going through a difficult time after her break up and the post-breakup dating phase. I know how hard the pain is so I am making her a playlist of break up songs.

 

Do you have any good suggestions (beside the obvious such as I Will Survive, etc.)

 

I'm looking for all sorts of songs depicting all sorts of moods: cry-your-eyeballs-out, I'm-so-over-it, I-am-woman-hear-me-roar, I-never-fancied-him-anyway, etc. etc. Mostly on a positive note though.

 

Right now I have:

So You Can Cry by Ne-Yo

Unwritten by Natasha Bedingfield

Go Your Own Way by Fleetwood Mac

Hold On by Wilson Philips

 

What is your break-up playlist like????

 

Thank you for the suggestion!! =D

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Jesus was a crossmaker - The Hollies... Now, I actually don't believe in God, I'm not a fan of church and all that, but this song! I could listen to it all day every day. It puts a smile on my face no matter what, and just gets me going every time.

 

50 Ways To Leave Your Lover - Simon and Garfunkel

 

For some nostalgia, I LOVE Thinking About You - Londonbeat

 

I think anything by Tool or Nine Inch Nails will give you that feeling like 'Holy crap I can do ANYTHING'. And that's coming from someone who only really listens to folk music.

 

Oh! Idiot Wind - Bob Dylan.

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These are currently on my "break up" playlist... It's very diverse lol

 

Maybe - Ingrid Michaelson

Settlin' - Sugarland

Undo It - Carrie Underwood

A Little Bit Stronger - Sara Evans

Irreplaceable - Beyonce

Me, Myself and I - Beyonce

Rolling In The Deep - Adele

Behind These Hazel Eyes - Kelly Clarkson

Red High Heels - Kellie Pickler

Spotlight - Jennifer Hudson

Take A Bow - Rhianna

Stronger - Britney Spears

Cry Me A River - Justin Timberlake

Break Even - The Script

Single - Natasha Bedingfeld

White Liar - Miranda Lambert

Chasing Pavements - Adele

Not Meant To Be - Theory of a Deadman

Walk Away - Five Finger Death Punch

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Being from the UK I'd HIGHLY recommend anything by Funeral for a Friend, they have such fantastic lyrics in their songs and they really hit home with a lot of their songs.

 

Funeral for a Friend - Rookie of the Year

Funeral for a Friend - Storytelling

Funeral for a Friend - Streetcar

Funeral for a Friend - Sixteen

Funeral for a Friend - Moments Forever Faded

Funeral for a Friend - Walk Away

 

Just to name a few but seriously, almost all of their songs have meaning and emotion.

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