I was writing an essay on breakup songs for another zine and decided to post on Facebook to ask what people’s favorite breakup songs were. I got over 40 responses across genres, from rock to country to pop. I really enjoyed listening to all the songs and found it interesting how personal breakup songs were. While some people’s choices were surprising, a lot of songs reflected their own personality. I put together a playlist of 20 of my favorite songs from that post. Whether you’re getting over a breakup up, in a relationship or happily single, give it a listen.

“Pictures of You” : The Cure

“Lost Cause” : Beck

“Before He Cheats” : Carrie Underwood

“Positively 4th Street” : Bob Dylan

“Land Locked Blues” : Bright Eyes

“Sad Beautiful Tragic” : Taylor Swift

“Warning Sign” : Coldplay

“Bathtub” :  Waxahatchee

“Linger” : The Cranberries

“Run My Heart” : Twin Shadow

“Now At Last” : Feist

“Almost Lover” : A Fine Frenzy

“Lloyd, I’m Ready To Be Heartbroken” : Camera Obscura

“You Oughta Know” Alanis Morissette

“I Will Survive” : Gloria Gaynor

“I Know It’s Over” : The Smiths

“Baby, Baby” : Jessica Pratt

“Love is a Laserquest” : Arctic Monkeys

“Good Things” : Sleater-Kinney

“Your Ex-Lover is Dead” : Stars

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March 8, 2015