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Top Break Up Songs

Classic, 80s and Contemporary Break Up Songs

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Broken Hearted Break Up Songs

Broken Hearted Break Up Songs

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Need inspiration or a new playlist that helps you deal with your breakup? Whether its classic, '80s or contemporary break up songs, you'll find what you are looking for here. Or, add your own favorite breakup songs to the list.

Classic Break Up Songs

  • 50 Ways to Leave Your Lover, by Paul Simon
  • Ain't No Sunshine (When She's Gone, by Bill Withers
  • Another Lonely Day, by Ben Harper
  • Delilah, by Tom Jones
  • Even Now, by Barry Manilow
  • Heart of Glass, by Blondie
  • Heartbreak Hotel, by Elvis Presley
  • How Can You Mend a Broken Heart, by the Bee Gees
  • I Guess That's Why They Call It the Blues, by Elton John
  • I Will Survive, by Gloria Gaynor
  • Killing Me Softly With His Song, by Roberta Flack
  • Knowing Me, Knowing You, by Abba
  • Take Another Little Piece of my Heart, by Janis Joplin
  • We Can Work It Out, by The Beatles

80s Break Up Songs

  • Boys Don't Cry, by the Cure
  • Cold Hearted, by Paula Abdul
  • Don't Go Away Mad (Just Go Away), by Motley Crue
  • Don't Dream It's Over, by Crowded House
  • Don't You Want Me, by Human League
  • Every Breath You Take, by the Police
  • Here Comes the Rain Again, by the Eurthymics
  • I Don't Care Anymore, by Phil Collins
  • I Hate Everything About You, by Ugly Kid Joe
  • Love Bites, by Def Leppard
  • Love Hurts, by Nazareth
  • Mr. Wendel, by Arrested Development
  • Tainted Love, by Soft Cell
  • The, by Ace of Base
  • This Love, by Pantera
  • With Or Without You, by U2

Contemporary Break Up Songs

  • Cry Me a River, by Justin Timberlake
  • Don't Go Away, by Oasis
  • Don't Speak, by No Doubt
  • Ex-Factor, by Lauren Hill
  • I Miss You, by Incubus
  • I Would've Loved You Anyway, by Trisha Yearwood
  • In the End, by Linkin Park
  • Loving Arms, by the Dixie Chicks
  • Miss You Like Crazy, by Natalie Cole
  • My Heart Will Go On, by Celine Dion
  • Not Goin' Cry, by Mary J. Blige
  • One Week, by the Bare Naked Ladies
  • Please Remember, by LeeAnn Rimes
  • Tyrone, by Erykah Badu
  • You Oughta Know, by Alanis Morrisette
  • You Were Meant for Me, by Jewel
Need more than just some break up songs? Try these Essential Comforts for the Recently Broken Up, stop by the dating forums for support or fill out a dating advice request form.
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