Top 10 Breakup Songs

Jan 9th, 2009 | Author: | Category: Fly Lyrics
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It seems like we’ve been talking about heartbreak an awful lot lately. That needs to stop. So for this edition of audio love, we’ll give heartbreak its proper sendoff (at least for the time being) with 10 of my favorite break up songs. Feel free to add to the list by suggesting your own favorites. Come next week, we’ll all be singing a much happier tune. Sound like a plan?

Deborah Cox Feat. R. L.- “We Can’t Be Friends”
Fly Lyrics:
To her you’re still family, and it don’t seem fair
For everyone to just go on
And I’ve tried and I can’t do it
‘Cause I’m still torn

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Babyface- “Where Will You Go”
Fly Lyrics:
But soon as love appeared
You turned away
And you were so unsure and so afraid
Of feeling what I was feeling
You were scared that love
Would blow your heart away

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Donell Jones –”Where I Wanna Be”
Fly Lyrics:
Never did I imagine
That you would play a major part
In a decision that’s so hard
Do I leave, do I stay, do I go?
I think about my life and what matters to me the most
Girl, the love that we share is real
But in time your heart will heal

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Mary J Blige-”Not Gon’ Cry”
Fly Lyrics:
Eleven years of sacrifice
And you can leave at the drop of a dime
Swallowed my fears, stood by your side
I shoulda left your ass a thousand times

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Lauryn Hill- “Ex Factor”
Fly Lyrics:
Is this just a silly game
That forces you to act this way
Forces you to scream my name
Then pretend that you can’t stay

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112 feat. Faith Evans- “I Can’t Believe”
Fly Lyrics:
Hours, days and nights I sat and I prayed
Never thought that I would see this day
I didn’t think that it could hurt so bad
A broken heart was never meant for me

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Ne-Yo- “So Sick”
Fly Lyrics:
I’m so sick of love songs
So tired of tears
So done with wishing you were still here
Said I’m so sick of love songs so sad and slow
So why can’t I turn off the radio?

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Brian McKnight- “One Last Cry” (Live)
Fly Lyrics:
I was here, you were there
Guess we never could agree
While the sun shines on you
I need some love to rain on me

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Dru Hill- “One Good Reason”
Fly Lyrics:
So tell me what am I suppose to do
Should I stay and wait for you
My heart is slowly aching for your love
And I don’t know what to do

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  • tasha6817

    What a perfect list.

  • Tubbs

    Good List FG,

    I’m gonna add one. You can’t go wrong with Lenny Williams “I Love You,” Now that’s one helluva break up song.

  • http://girlshesgottahaveit.blogspot.com/ Jennifer

    A perfect list, indeed. But I must add: “All Cried Out” by Lisa Lisa or the Allure & 112 and 112′s “Your Letter”.

  • CurlyScorpio

    Love the list. One last cry is one of the greatest. It’s the simplest song but it really gives you an escape to find or let go of whatever emotion you wish.

  • memyselfandi

    Still love Donnell Jones!! He needs to come out with something!

  • V

    This list is the truth!!!

  • yes

    Nice playlist!

  • http://www.thejadednyer.net The Jaded NYer

    Nice one!

    Me? I have too many to mention; you got my looking through my entire iTunes library and whatnot!!

    I’ll only add 5:

    1- the entire Amy Winehouse Back in Black album sounds like a bad break up

    2- Hope, The Rain Don’t Last

    3- Tweet, Smoking Cigarettes

    4- Tamia, Officially Missing You

    5- Alanis Morissette, You Oughta Know

    6- The Cure, A Letter to Elise

    7- Jerzy Jung, Almost Over You

    (OK, I lied and added two extra. Sue me!)

  • chloebarksdale

    Thanks Fly….just go ahead and take the knife and twist it around like the inside of a washing machine!!!

  • NubianJ

    You forgot the ultimate break up song……….ole Lenny Williams “Cause I Love You”
    Another break up song is the original “ain’t no sunshine”
    Oh and Al Green “how do you mend a broken heart”

  • CapriceClassic

    Very good list! Can I please add one more? I’d like to add:

    End of the Road – Boyz II Men

  • what?

    Oh yea end of the road is a good one…how about WATER RUNS DRY??? Thats a real good one. And anthony hamilton, Charlene

  • Tamika

    I’m a little late on this one but I have to add. “Bruised but not Broken”, by Joss Stone.

  • http://www.RedlineRyder.WordPress.com Redline Ryder

    This is in NO WAY the definitive break-up song list. I just wanted to take a minute to list some of the music I have listened to in hopes of helping get me thru some of those emotionally rough times. My apologies if I repeated any previous posts.

    Pop, Pop, Pop, Pop (Goes My Mind) – Levert

    Wish I Didn’t Miss You – Angie Stone

    Holding Back The Years – Simply Red

    I Apologize – Anita Baker

    Where Did It Go Wrong, Never Love Again & I Used to Love Someone – Anthony Hamilton

    The Sweetest Goodbye – Maroon 5

    The entire 808s & Heartbreak Album – Kanye West

    When Did You Stop Loving Me, When Did I Stop Loving You – Marvin Gaye

    Brian Wilson – Bare Naked Ladies

    Aint No Sunshine – Bill Withers or The Jackson 5

    Please Don’t Go – Boyz II Men

    Any Sade song

    Don’t Take My Girl Away From Me – Dave Hollister

    The Love That We Had – Dru Hill

    After the Love Has Gone – Earth, Wind & Fire

    How Could It Be – Eddie Murphy…yes THAT Eddie Murphy!

    I’ll Die – Floetry

    Hemorrhage (In My Hands) – Fuel

    You Dropped a Bomb On Me – Gap Band

    I’m Not To Blame & Taking Everything – Gerald Levert

    Neither One of Uf (Wants to be the First to Say Goodbye) – Gladys Knight & the Pips

    I Will Survive – Gloria Gaynor

    I Miss You & Don’t Leave Me This Way – Harold Melvin & The Bluenotes

    The Reason – Hoobastank

    Heartbreask Hotel – The Jacksons

    Free & Do Your Worst – Jaguar Wright

    Put That Woman First – Jaheim

    What Becomes of the Broken-Hearted – Jimmy Ruffin

    Stay – Jodeci

    Used to Love You – John Legend

    Just Another Lonely Night – Johnny Gill

    Cry Me A River – Justin Timberlake

    Because of You & Addicted – Kelly Clarkson

    You Stopped Loving Me & Give Me the Reason – Luther Vandross

    Alone – Mary J Blige feat. Dave Young

    Can’t Get Over You – Frankie Beverly & Maze

    Bitter, Fool of Me & Faithful – Me’shell Ndegeocello

    I Keep Forgettin’ – Michael McDonald

    You Must Have Been – Montell Jordan

    Leaving Tonite, Do You & Time – Neyo

    Cry Together – The O’Jays

    Icebox – Omarion

    I’d Die Without You – PM Dawn

    Til You Come Back to Me – Rachell Farell

    Can We Try Again/Try Again – Raheem Devaughn

    Tears Ago – Rahsaan Patterson

    If You’re Gonna Leave – Raul Midon

    Unchain My Heart – Ray Charles

    Burning Bridges – Remy Shand

    Go On Without You – Shirley Murdock

    Where Do We Go From Here – Stacy Lattisaw feat Johnny Gill

    Never Dreamed You’d Leave In Summer & Rocket Love – Stevie Wonder

    Love TKO – Teddy Pendergrass

    How’s It Going to Be – Third Eye Blind

    Down Here In Hell With You – Van Hunt

    Wishing On A Star – Will Downing

  • finda22@gmail.com

    Each one of these songs are right on point…..

  • Nicki=Maxwell Fan

    Loving the list of songs!

  • Nicki=Maxwell Fan

    Oh and I would like to add one- Brandy “Broken-hearted”!!!!

  • Lynn

    love it!