Being heart broken, feeling heartbreak—the terms seem like clichés until you experience heartbreak for yourself. Then theclichés can be oddly comforting. They let you know you’re not the only one to feel this way. Other times you may feel lost and confused, then you read something, watch something, talk to a friend, or yes, listen to a song and suddenly you have words for how you feel. Suddenly youunderstand what happened to you.
Chances are, you found this article because you’re experiencing a heartbreak and are looking for people who have been there before. Lyrics like, “As painful as this thing has been, I just can’t be with no one else,” may sound confusing and contradictory… unless, that is, you’re been there before. Then they make perfect, painful sense. And it may be easy to mock lyrics from older songs like, “Don’t you remember, you told me you loved me baby? You said you’d be coming back this way again baby. Baby, baby, baby, baby, oh baby.” But then again, if you’ve experienced that particular type of deception, it may be something you can relate to.
Whatever it is you’re feeling or seeking, we put together this list of classic heart break songs and songs about heartbreak to help you find people and situations you can relate to. Listen to it on Spotify or browse the list below to find a variety of songs from a variety of genres and moments in time, all about heartbreak.
Songs About Heartbreak and Broken Hearts:
1. Lover You Should’ve Come Over,Jackson C. Frank
“When I’m not drinking bay, you are on my mind.
When I’m not sleeping you know you’ll find me crying.”
2. Love Is a Losing Game, Amy Winehouse
“Over futile odds
And laughed at by the gods
And now the final frame
Love is a losing game”
3. “Heart of Glass,”Blondie
“Once I had a love and it was a gas
Soon turned out had a heart of glass
Seemed like the real thing, only to find
Mucho mistrust, love’s gone behind”
4. Sound of Your Memory,Willie and Lukas Nelson
“Ever since I met you my life’s been a song
A sad song, a love song with hate in between“
5. And So It Goes,Billie Joel
“And every time I’ve held a rose
It seems I only felt the thorns
And so it goes, and so it goes
And so will you soon I suppose”
6. Heaven Knows I’m Miserable Now,The Smiths
“In my life
Why do I give valuable time
To people who don’t care if I live or die?”
7. That’s How I Got to Memphis,Tom T. Hall
“If you love somebody enough, you follow wherever they go.
That’s how I got to Memphis. That’s how I got to Memphis.”
8. Ex Factor, Lauren Hill
“I keep letting you back in
How can I explain myself?
As painful as this thing has been
I just can’t be with no one else.”
9. Break My Heart Sweetly,John Moreland
“There’s a scar on my soul
So let me down easy
Break my heat sweetly
Like you always do.”
10. I Get Along Without You Very Well, Nina Simone
“I’ve forgotten you just like I should
Of course I have
Or maybe, except to hear your name
Or someone’s laugh that’s just the same.”
11. We Can’t Be Friends, Loren Scafaria
“I wanna hear your band;
I wanna give it advice;
I wanna meet your girlfriend, she sounds nice;
I wanna take you home;
I wanna feel my age;
I wanna freak you out on a different stage;
I wanna show my teeth;
I wanna keep you fed;
I wanna get you drunk and let it go to your head
So I guess this means we can’t be friends”.
12. Total Eclipse of the Heart,Bonnie Tyler
Every now and then I get a little bit nervous
That the best of all the years have gone by
Every now and then I get a little bit terrified
And then I see the look in your eyes
(Turn around, bright eyes)
Every now and then I fall apart”
13. Heartbreak Hotel, Elvis Presley
“Well, since my baby left me
Well, I found a new place to dwell
Well, it’s down at the end of Lonely Street
At Heartbreak Hotel
14. Piece of My Heart, Janis Joplin
“Didn’t I make you feel
Like you were the only man?
Didn’t I give you everything
A woman possibly can?
Honey, you know I did.”
15. He Called Me Baby, Candi Stanton
“He called me baby, baby
All night long.
Lord, I feel so empty
Since he’s been gone.
Now I lie here and I die here
Until the dawn.
I miss my baby, baby, baby
All night long.”
16. Buddy, Willie Nelson
“Laugh with me, buddy
Jest with me, buddy
Don’t let her get the best of me, buddy”
17. It Must Have Been Love, Roxette
“It must have been love but it’s over now
It must have been good but I lost it somehow”
18. Hope She’ll Be Happier, Bill Withers
“Maybe the darkness of the hour
Makes me seem lonelier than I am,
But over the darkness I have no power,
Hope she’ll be happier with him.”
19. Foolish Games, Jewel
“You took your coat off, stood in the rain,
You’re always crazy like that.”
20. The Tracks of My Tears, The Miracles
“So take a good look at my face
You know my smile looks out of place
If you look closer it’s easy to trace
The tracks of my tears”
21. Sober, Childish Gambino
“And now that’s it’s over, I’ll never be sober
I couldn’t believe, but now I’m so high”
22. I’d Rather Go Blind, Etta James
“I would rather, I would rather go blind boy
Than to see you, walk away from me child.
So you see, I love you so much
That I don’t want to watch you leave me baby.
Most of all, I just don’t, I just don’t want to be free.”
23. Smoke Gets in Your Eyes, The Platters
“Now laughing friends deride
Tears I cannot hide
So I smile and say
When a lovely flame dies,
smoke gets in your eyes.”
24. Un-break My Heart, Toni Braxton
“Un-break my heart
Say you’ll love me again
Undo this hurt you caused
When you walked out the door
And walked out of my life”
25. Superstar, Carpenters
“Don’t you remember, you told me you loved me baby?
You said you’d be coming back this way again baby
Baby, baby, baby, baby, oh baby
I love you, I really do”
26. Love of My Life, Queen
“Love of my life, you’ve hurt me
You’ve broken my heart, and now you leave me.”
27. What Becomes of the Brokenhearted, Jimmy Ruffin
“As I walk this land with broken dreams
I have visions of many things
But happiness is just an illusion
Filled with sadness and confusion.”
28. All I Want, Kodaline
“But If you loved me
Why did you leave me
Take my body
Take my body
All I want is
All I need is
To find somebody
I’ll find somebody”
29. You Were Mine, Dixie Chicks
“Sometimes I wake up crying at night
And sometimes I scream out your name
What right does she have to take you away
When for so long you were mine”
30. Yesterday, The Beatles
“Why she had to go I don’t know she wouldn’t say
I said something wrong, now I long for yesterday.“
31. Crying, Roy Orbison
“I was all right for awhile
I could smile for awhile
But I saw you last night
You held my hand so tight
As you stopped to say, Hello”
32. I Fall to Pieces, Patsy Cline
“You want me to act like we’ve never kissed
You want me to forget
Pretend we’ve never met.
And I’ve tried and I’ve tried
But I haven’t yet.“
33. Against All Odds, Phil Collins
“So take a look at me now
Well there’s just an empty space.”
34. Losing You, Solange
“I love him but every day I’m learning.
All my life I’ve only been pretending.”
35. Losing You, Solange
“We use to kiss all night but now there’s just no use
I don’t know why I fight it, clearly we are through
Tell me the truth boy, am I losing you for good?“
36. Standing In the Doorway, Bob Dylan
“I got no place left to turn
I got nothin’ left to burn
Don’t know if I saw you if I would kiss you or kill you
It probably wouldn’t matter to you anyhow”
37. The Winner Takes It All, ABBA
“The judges will decide
The likes of me abide
Spectators of the show
Always staying low
The game is on again
A lover or a friend
A big thing or a small
The winner takes it all.”
38. Rolling in the Deep, Adele
“The scars of your love remind me of us
They keep me thinking that we almost had it all.
The scars of your love they leave me breathless,
I can’t help feeling, we could have had it all.”
39. I Wish It Would Rain, The Temptations
“Sunshine, blue skies, please go away
A girl has found another and gone away
With her went my future, my life is filled with gloom
So day after day I stay locked up in my room
I know to you, it might sound strange
But I wish it would rain.”
40. How Can You Mend a Broken Heart, Al Green
“And how can you mend a broken heart?
How can you stop the rain from falling down?
How can you stop the sun from shining?
What makes the world go round?”
41. Goodbye My Lover, James Blunt
“Goodbye my lover.
Goodbye my friend.
You have been the one.
You have been the one for me.”
42. Nothing Compares 2 U, Prince
(original by Sinéad O’Connor)
“All the flowers that you planted mama
In the back yard
All died when you went away.”
43. Hard to Love a Man, Magnolia Electric Co.
“It was hard to love a man like you
Goodbye was half the words you knew
While you was waiting for me not to call
I sent my love, I sent my love.“
44. One Less Bell to Answer, The 5th Dimension
“Since he left my life’s so empty
Though I try to forget it just can’t be done
Each time the doorbell rings I still run.”
45. Silver Springs, Fleetwood Mac
“I follow you down until the sound
Of my voice will haunt you
(Give me just a chance)
You’ll never get away from the sound
Of the woman who loves you
(Was I just a fool)”
46. You Can’t Put Your Arms Around a Memory, Johnny Thunders
“Feel so restless, I am,
Beat my head against a pole
Try to knock some sense,
down in my bones.”
47. “I Want You,”Elvis Costello
“I’m going to say it again ’til I instill it.
I know I’m going to feel this way until you kill it.”
48. “Broken Hearted People,”Guy Clark
“So take me to a barroom driver, set me on a stool.
If I can’t be her man I’m damned if I’ll be her fool.”
49. “To Hear You Say You’re Mine,”Candi Staton
“I remember you telling me, that you would love me and treat me tenderly.
But all you’ve ever given is just plain misery.”
50. “Dreaming with a Broken Heart,” John Mayer
You roll out of bed and down on your knees
And for a moment you can hardly breathe
Wondering was she really here
Is she standing in my room?
No, she’s not
‘Cause she’s gone, gone, gone, gone, gone.”
Feeling heartbroken? There's a song lyric for that. 💔
"So this is how it ends / This is where it all goes down / This is what 'I don't love you' feels like.". "But you'll find the real thing instead / She'll patch up your tapestry that I shred / And hold your hand while dancing / Never leave you standing.". "And it's too late, baby now, it's too late / Though we really did try to make it / Somethin' inside has died, and I can't hide / And I just can't fake it.". "Cause I am barely breathing / And I can't find the air / I don't know who I'm kidding / Imagining you care.". "It took so long just to feel alright / Remember how to put back the light in my eyes / I wish I had missed the first time that we kissed / Cause you broke all your promises.". "I knew I loved you then / But you'd never know / 'Cause I played it cool when I was scared of letting go / I know I needed you / But I never showed / But I wanna stay with you until we're grey and old / Just say you won't let go.". "Some people want it all / But I don't want nothing at all / If it ain't you, baby.". "I don't care what they say / I'm in love with you / They try to pull me away, but they don't know the truth.". "When you're dreaming with a broken heart / The giving up is the hardest part.". But mainstream recording artists—from Taylor Swift to John Mayer to Kelly Clarkson—offer up some of the saddest tunes of all time as well.
The DJs from U Suck chose our list of greatest heartbreak songs. From Robyn to Solange, it was Taylor Swift to Gloria. The setunes will remind you of how bad you are, someone else has had it worse.
The DJs from U Suck chose our list of greatest heartbreak songs, the Dalston club night is devoted to break-up bangers, screw-you-anyway-mateanthems.. 032033007536 Taylor wrote one of the first songs with Max Martin, swiftos unabashedly teenage insistence that we are never ever ever getting back together doesnt feel quite believable they probably are getting back together, arent they?. Buckley contemplates the end of a relationship, the end of youth and the end of love as the church organ plays.. One of the most empowering songs was written, therell come a point during every break-up when youll finally feel ready to put it on and let Gloria tell you youre going to be absolutely fine through the medium of disco so glitzy you cant close your eyes without seeing glitter balls.. The very concept of love tearing us apart is enough to set the heart aching, let alone putting Ian Curtiss haunting vocals to a jaunty melody that makes us want to dance and hug people knowing the pain that underpins the whole thing.
They're not guaranteed to cure your broken heart, but they can soothe it.
Best Lyric: “Didn't I do it for you?. Best Lyric: “Why did I come here?. Best Lyric: "Don't leave me in all this pain / Don't leave me out in the rain / Bring back the nights when I held you beside me.". Best Lyric: "But I still love you / I'm sorry, I'm sorry, I love you / I didn't mean to say what I said / I miss you, I mean it, I tried not to feel it / But I can't get you out of my head.". Best Lyric: "We could keep trying / But things will never change / So I don't look back / Still I'm dying with every step I take / But I don't look back."
Parting ways is never easy. Songs associated with the heart have a melancholic dirge that make the past excruciatingly vivid. Dwell in a list of the best heartbreak songs and breakup songs.
“Rolling in the Deep”—Adele (Soul/Pop) “Thank U, Next”—Ariana Grande (Pop) “Shake it Out”—Florence and the Machine (Alternative/Indie) “Call Out My Name”—The Weeknd (R&B/Soul) “Not Over You”—Gavin DeGraw (Pop) “Happy Now”—Zedd and Elley Duhe (Dance/Electronic) “What a Time”—Julia Michaels featuring Niall Horan (Pop) “You Should Be Sad”—Halsey (Pop) “I Knew You Were Trouble”—Taylor Swift (Pop) “I Miss You”—Clean Bandit featuring Julia Michaels (Dance/Electronic). “When I Was Your Man”—Bruno Mars (Pop) “Skinny Love”—Bon Iver (Indie Rock/Folk/Indie Folk) “Black”—Pearl Jam (Alternative/Grunge) “Wide Awake”—Kate Perry (Pop/Dance Pop) “Blow Me (One Last Kiss)”—Pink (Pop/Electropop) “Thinkin Bout You”—Frank Ocean (R&B) “Sometime Love Just Ain’t Enough”—Patty Smyth and Don Henley (Pop/ Rock) “Rootless Tree”—Damian Rice (Folk/Indie Folk) “The Last Time”—Taylor Swift featuring Gary Lightbody (Alternative Rock) “She Used To Be Mine”—Brooks & Dunn (Country) “Total Eclipse of the Heart”—Bonnie Taylor (Pop/Rock/Soft Rock) “Mama’s Broken Heart”—Miranda Lambert (Country/Pop) “Irreplaceable”—Beyonce (Pop/R&B) “Dancing on My Own”—Robyn (Electropop) “Come Pick Me Up”—Ryan Adams (Rock/ Alternative Country/Folk) “Already Gone”—Kelly Clarkson (Country) “How Am I Supposed To Live Without You”—Michael Bolton (Pop) “You Give Love a Bad Name”—Bon Jovi (Rock) “Need You Now”—Lady Antebellum (Country) “Bulletproof”—La Roux (Pop) “Take a Bow”—Rihanna (Pop) “Don’t Gotta Work it Out”—Fitz and the Tantrums (Neo Soul) “Consider Me Gone”—Reba McEntire (Country) “Here Comes Goodbye”—Rascal Flatts (Country) “All by Myself”—Eric Carmen (Pop). “Stronger (What Doesn’t Kill You)”—Kelly Clarkson (Pop) “It’s a Heartache”—Bonnie Taylor (Country/Soft Rock) “7 Things”—Miley Cyrus (Pop/Rock)) “Rewind”—Paolo Nutini (Pop/R&B/Soul) “Always On My Mind”—Willie Nelson (Country) “Yesterday”—The Beatles (Rock) “Jar of Hearts”—Christina Perri (Pop) “Love Hurts”—Nazareth (Rock) “Ain’t No Sunshine”—Bill Withers (Soul/ R&B) “Crying In the Rain”—The Everly Brothers (Pop) “Unchained Melody”—Righteous Brothers (Pop) “The Blowers Daughter”—Damian Rice (Folk/Indie Folk) “Torn”—Natalie Imbruglia (Pop) “Still Got The Blues”—Gary Moore (Blues Rock) “Tears in Heaven”—Eric Clapton (Rock) “I Can’t Make You Love Me”—Bonnie Raitt (Country) “Don’t Speak”—No Doubt (Pop) “He Stopped Loving Her Today”—George Gones (Country) “How Do I Live”—Leann Rimes (Pop/Country) “What Hurts the Most”—Rascal Flatts (Country) “Halleujah”—Jeff Buckley (Alternative Rock/Folk Rock/Soul-Blues) “Forever Blue”—Chris Isaak (Rock and Roll/ Rockabilly/Roots Rock/Country) “Time After Time”—Cyndi Lauper (Pop) “Who Knew”—Pink (Pop) “River”—Joni Mitchell (Folk/Pop). “Breaking Up Is Hard To Do”—Neil Sedaka (Pop/Rock) “Nothing Compares 2 You”—Sinead O’ Connor (Pop) “Still Loving You”—Scorpions (Rock) “It Must Have Been Love”—Roxette (Pop/Rock) “I Will Always Love You”—Whitney Houston (Pop/R&B/Soul) “Wicked Game”—Chris Isaak (Rock N Roll/Rockabilly/Roots Rock/Country) “Sorry”—Beyonce (R&B/Pop) “Love Yourself”—Justin Bieber (Pop) “Needed Me”—Rihanna (R&B) “I Will Remember You”—Sarah McLachlan (Pop) “Everybody Hurts”—R.E.M.. (Rock/Alternative Rock) “November Rain”—Guns N Roses (Rock) “End of the Road”—Boyz 2 Men (R&B/Pop/Soul) “Ivy”—Frank Ocean (R&B) “I Will Survive”—Gloria Gaynor (R&B/Soul/Pop) “Headed For a Heartbreak”—Winger (Rock) “Another Lonely Day”—Ben Harper (Soul/R&B/Blues/Pop) “Whiskey Lullaby”—Brad Paisley and Alison Krauss (Country) “I Could Use a Love Song”—Maren Morris (Country) “Burning House”—Cam (Country) “Please Forgive Me”—Bryan Adams (Pop) “No Distance Left to Run”—Blur (Alternative Rock/ Britpop) “Tears Dry on Their Own”—Amy Winehouse (R&B/Soul) “When You Were Mine”—Prince (Pop) “Somewhere on the Beach”—Dierks Bentley (Country). “Black Sun”—Death Cab for Cutie (Alternative Rock/Indie) “Unbreak My Heart”—Toni Braxton (Pop) “Stone Cold”—Demi Lovato (Soul) “Cuts Like A Knife”—Rockwell (Soul/R&B/Pop) “Love Myself”—Hailee Steinfeld (Pop) “Somebody That I Used To Know”—Gotye Featuring Kimbra (Pop/Indie) “How Can You Mend A Broken Heart”—Bee Gees (Pop) “So Cruel”—U2 (Rock/Pop) “That’s Why (You Go Away)”—Michael Learns To Rock (Pop) “Goodbye”—Air Supply (Pop) “Breakeven”—The Script (Pop/Rock) “Where Did My Heart Go?”—James Ingram (R&B/Pop) “Forever Don’t Last”—Jazmine Sullivan (R&B) “10,000 Promises”—Backstreet Boys (Pop) “Since U Been Gone”—Kelly Clarkson (Pop) “Break Up in a Small Town—Sam Hunt (Country) “It’s Too Late”—Carole King (Folk Rock/Soft Rock) “You Ruin Me”—The Veronicas (Pop) “The Music Played”—Matt Monro (Pop) “Song for the Dumped”—Ben Folds Five (Alternative Rock/Power Pop) “Tell Her”—Lonestar (Country/Pop) “Say Something”—A Great Big World (Pop) “Keep it to Yourself”—Kacey Musgraves (Country) “All Too Well”—Taylor Swift (Country/Pop) “Let Her Go”—Passenger (Folk Rock)
Sometimes you just need to be in your feelings.
Your taste in music might contain multitudes, but there's one thing that can be found in any genre: sad love songs.. As long as musicians—and the fans who listen to them—have broken hearts, we'll have endless options for our postbreakup soundtracks.. Whether you're fresh off a split yourself or simply in need of a cathartic cry, see our list of the 51 best sad love songs, below.. I still don’t know what half the lyrics mean, but it’s the perfect song to listen to when I’m feeling down but don’t want to have a full-on cry.. This song.. This song is so Taylor Swift, but that's what makes it a great breakup song—especially for those times when you want to feel super melodramatic about things—as I did my first semester of college.. I love it.. "This isn’t a sad song, exactly, but it’s an important breakup song.. When I broke up with my high school boyfriend (yes, he had blue eyes), I played this on repeat, and to this day it still makes me cry.. Haunting and sad at the same time.. Even though this one is actually tame for her, it makes me cry every time (particularly this live version).. It’s a gut-wrenching scene, and Gaga’s impassioned vocals will make you feel all the feelings.. In fact, it is about how tragic it is when good relationships have to end.. Sad bird content is an important part of adult breakups.. It's a good millennial breakup song.
Queue up these heartbreak songs and get ready to scream/sing/sob.
The heart wants what it wants, and sometimes, it just wants to feel.. Adele wrote this song about the end of her first “real” relationship, after which her ex got engaged, and it captures the pain of seeing a former love move on perfectly.. It’s one of the most emotional, powerful heartbreak songs of all time, with breakup song lyrics that are both simple and gut-punching.. I just want you to love me now.". It’s a time when you want to leave but you can’t.
Whats a good break up song got to do with moving on? Plenty. Listen to sad songs to lift your spirits & push yourself to get on with your life. Try them now.
So when is the best time to listen to breakup songs?. Heartbroken - when you are in pain, it is indeed best to listen to breakup songs.. Nostalgic - in pain or not, breakup songs are best to listen to when you reminisce on past love stories.. Stay - this song is said to be one of the best songs of Rihanna in terms of breakup.. And if you have a heartbreak, you love listening to breakup songs over and over, as if the reality of the pain is not enough for you.. With the help of breakup songs, you are able to face what is happening and feel the painful emotions.. Not alone - somehow, when you listen to sad songs, you feel like the whole world cries with you.. Feels good - ironically, breakup songs can make you feel good.. Tears Dry On Their Own by Amy Winehouse Break Free by Ariana Grande, Zedd Best thing I never Had by Beyonce Shake It Off by Taylor Swift You Don’t Own Me by Lesley Gore Cry Me A River by Justin Timberlake I Knew You Were Trouble by taylor Swift Roar by Katy Perry Survivor by Destiny’s Child Problem by Ariana Grande, Iggy Azalea We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together by Taylor Swift I Will Survive by Gloria Gaynor Titanium by David Guetta, Sia Since U Been Gone by Kelly Clarkson Shake It Out by Florence + The Machine Before He Cheats by Carrie Underwood Stronger (What Doesn’t Kill You) by Kelly Clarkson You’re So Vain by Carly Simon Irreplaceable by Beyonce You Oughta Know by Alanis Morisette Somebody That I Used To Know by Gotye, Kimbra Wrecking Ball by Miley Cyrus No Scrubs by TLC Bulletproof by La Roux Mama’s Broken Heart by Miranda Lambert. For this to happen, you should listen to breakup songs and feel how the lyrics speak to what is in your heart.. Aside from obvious sad breakup music, there are also motivational break up songs that can help you move on quicker.
Looking for a playlist of songs that encapsulate all the feelings of your recent breakup? Check out this list of the best breakup songs here.
The hit is one of the best breakup songs of all time.. If you love soulful music, this song can be ideal for you.. Recorded in 1991, this is one of the few tracks that can make you cry.. The hit might be a good choice for your playlist after getting dumped.. The song dropped in 2014, and it is one of the best heartbreak songs of all time.. Not shortly after, but you can get a good vibe from listening to it.. The singer says she can’t keep letting him back in since he breaks her heart every time.. We know how it feels.. Willie Nelson released this song in 1982 and it quickly was regarded as one of the best country music songs of the time .. This is truly one of the best breakup songs.
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Do you have a broken heart from a lost or forgotten love? Check out this list of the best sad love songs of all time to soothe the pain.
Sad love songs are a perfect remedy for your broken heart.. Therefore, many musician artists have come up with soothing sad love songs for your broken heart.. The song has another level of melancholy and the feeling of pity, which is what you feel when your heart has broken.. The song has a soothing beat that will make your heart sink the moment you listen to it.. If you need a sad song for your heartbreak, this song can be an ideal vibe.. It is a sad song about how relationships end tragically and has an upbeat country feel.. The vocals of this song are dark, moody, gloomy, and drifty, perfect for a breakup song.. The song describes the devastation caused by a breakup and how fragile and sad it leaves your heart.. After a relationship ends, you can listen to the song as a sad breakup song.. If you feel remorseful about leaving someone, you might want to listen to the song.. The song is one of the best sad love songs of all time.. You may want to listen to this song if you feel sad after a breakup.
Whether you need to cry, wallow, or embrace your independence, this list of the best breakup songs of all time will help you do just that.
Capitol Sam Smith knows how to sing a love song, and while some of their tunes will break your heart, this upbeat bop provides listeners the chance to give one final goodbye to ghosts of relationships past.. Motown RecordsThis 1966 hit from Motown all-stars The Temptations may just be one of the best songs to sing (or cry) along to, but thanks to its catchy beat, it's also an excellent song to get you on your feet.. IslandSome artists write love songs, and some artists write love songs .. Republic Ariana Grande has no shortage of hits about relationship mishaps, but unlike some of her other breakup songs, "No Tears Left to Cry" is more of a call to action than anything else, encouraging listeners to get up and get out after a breakup.. RepublicAriana Grande delivered the breakup song to end all breakup songs with one of 2019's biggest hits, instructing us all to Marie Kondo our relationships by thanking them for their service, and then letting them go.. Big MachineRCAThe 2018 hit from superduo Mark Ronson and Miley Cyrus calls to mind a new-age Janis Joplin , and with its equal parts sad and catchy tune, the track is sure to make it to the top of your breakup songs playlist.. If you need both a Disney Channel throwback and a song about moving on after a breakup, this song is for you.. ColumbiaArguably one of the most heartbreaking songs on the artist's 2006 album, Continuum , this song by Mayer offers a metaphorical warning against "slow dancing in a burning room," or trying to make a relationship work, despite the fact that it isn't.. "Stronger (What Doesn't Kill You)" may be the most iconic of all of Clarkson's hits, a song that is sure to put the pep back in anyone's step after a failed relationship.. IslandU2 knows how to write love songs, and breakup songs, and everything in between.