Can sad breakup songs make breaking up easier? This break up music contains readers’ suggestions from my “best songs for broken hearts’ article.
If you’ve just broken up with someone you love, these sad breakup songs may help you feel better…
“Those are all good songs to break up by, but obviously, the person who wrote the above article, as well as the people commenting, are not into country music.” ~ C.
When I made my original list of songs for singles, I didn’t include country music, rap, or anything other than the run-of-the-mill rock ‘n roll and pop songs. But, that original list of break up music worked for some readers:
“Wow, it’s like you stole my mp3 player and posted the saddest songs,” said Chris. “This is a great list! My favorite would have to be Avril Lavigne’s “So Much for My Happy Ending.”
The following list of readers’ choice sad breakup songs includes music that I never would’ve considered, including country and and bands I’ve never heard of! If you want to cry your heart out because of your breakup, listen to My Happy Ending (Avril Lavigne)…and here are a few more readers’ choice songs for breaking up…
Sad Breakup Songs – Music to Make Breaking Up Easier
Here are songs for breaking up from my readers, plus some thoughts on healing after losing someone you love…
“Walk Away” by Ben Harper
“Where I Stood” by Missy Higgins – Anonymous
“Over It” by Katherine McPhee – Brittany
“Out From Under” by Britney Spears – Carly
“It is You” by Dana Glover
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“Growing up to do” By Joshua Radin
“Violens” by Joey Cape
“Moving On” by Deals Gone Bad
“Wasted Days” by The Slackers – Joe
“These are all good songs to break up by, but obviously, the person who wrote the article about breakup songs, as well as the people commenting, are not into country music. Hank Snow’s “I Don’t Hurt Anymore” is a real good, feel good song for surviving a sad breakup, as well as his “I’m Movin’ On” and “The Golden Rocket”, both very dated train songs. Also, during the “crying in my beer” phase of a break up, there are countless older country songs for singles. Just about anything by Hank Williams, Sr., such as “Your Cheatin’ Heart”, or “I Can’t Help It If I’m Still In Love With You.” From a lady’s perspective, try Kitty Wells, Tammy Wynette, Loretta Lynn and others. Believe me, you’ll find plenty of great break up songs no matter what phase you’re in of being newly single. It doesn’t matter so much how a song is played, just listen to the words. That’s why they call it the “blues.” – C.
“Over You” by Acceptance
“Starts with Goodbye” by Carrie Underwood
“Look at Me Now” by DJ Jessy – Reema
“It really depends on your case/situation. My my ex broke us up…here’s my favorite sad breakup music to help with breaking up…
“You’ll See” by Madonna
“My Happy Ending” by Avril Lavigne
“What Goes Around Comes Around” by Justin Timberlake (one of my favorite music singles)
“Better Off Alone” by Katharine McPhee
“Deep Inside of You” by Third Eye Blind
“All Good Things” by Mandy Moore
“The Scientist” by Coldplay
“White Flag” by Dido
“See Ya” by Atomic Kitten
“I Never Really Loved You Anyway” by The Corrs
“Before He Cheats” by Carrie Underwood
“Wake Up Call” by Maroon 5
“Bottom of The Ocean” by Miley Cyrus
“One of These Days” by Michelle Branch
“Be Be Your Love” by Rachael Yamagata
“Soon” by Leann Rimes
“I Quit” by Hepburn
”Hollaback Girl” by Gwen Stefani – Elly
“Apologize” by One Republic
”Some Hearts” by Carrie Underwood
”White Horse” – Taylor Swift
“I think a really good song for sad people who broke up is “Need You Now” by Lady Antebellum. I listen to it and I really feel the song. It always makes me want to cry.” – Dee
For more sad breakup music, read The Best Songs for Broken Hearts – Music to Heal Heartache.
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What songs would you add to this list of music singles for broken-hearted singles? I welcome your thoughts below…