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Songs to recover from a breakup!!

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overtheraenbow Fri 12-Apr-13 17:21:05

Ok ladies doing a playlist on my new phone and thought what songs have become significant over the last year get me through the breakup and came up with the following;
1) Broken Strings ( James Morrison/Nellie Furtado) At the beginning
2) You Outta Know ( Alanis Morrisette) When I found out about OW
3) I Dreamed a Dream ( Anne Hathaway Les Mis; I went to see the film and this song made me howl!!)
4) If I had a Heart (Andy Burrows)

OK now I feel its time to move to the next phase in the 7 (ie; Shock, denial, anger, isolation, bargaining, depression and acceptance ;albeit with a few wallows back in the previous phases on a bad day)

So, suggestions for Phase 7 please!! and what songs were significant for you in the phases.

FaceLikeAPickledYonion Fri 12-Apr-13 23:22:31

SoupDragons - I'm free

Lueji Fri 12-Apr-13 23:27:58

Mine was So What - Pink

And the American Idiot album.

I think I was stuck in the rage phase.

DaydreamDolly Fri 12-Apr-13 23:46:37

Smile by Lily Allen
Wonder - Emelie Sande
Since you've been gone - Kelly Clarkson
If I was your man - Bruno Mars

ipswichwitch Fri 12-Apr-13 23:55:22

I loved the one Adam Sandler sings in The Wedding Singer - the one that goes:
But it all was buuuuulllllllshit
It's was a goddamn joke
And when I think of you Linda
I hope you fucking choke!!!

I had it on my post break up compilation twice because it just cracks me up every time I hear it grin

dondon33 Sat 13-Apr-13 00:43:45

What doesn't kill you makes you stronger - Kelly Clarkson

^Think you left me broken down
Think that I'd come running back
Baby you don't know me, cause you're dead wrong^


Blow me one last kiss - Pink

^I will do what I please, anything that I want
I will breathe, I won't breathe, I won't worry at all
You will pay for your sins, you'll be sorry my dear
All the lies, all the wise, will be crystal clear^

are my 'fuck you' songs at the moment smile

You thought wrong and Gone -Kelly clarkson

Kelly's helped me through one break up and is currently assisting with another as have The script - The end where I begin, Fall for anything,

My favourite feel good is Sarah mclachlan Silence (delirium) as loud as possible. It depends if you like dance music but I like her voice and words.

^Heaven holds a sense of wonder
and I wanted to believe
that I'd get caught up
when the rage in me subsides^

UnrequitedSkink Sat 13-Apr-13 00:47:50

McAlmont & Butler - Yes: "I feel well enough to tell you what you can do with what you got"... great one to belt out defiantly!

Destinysdaughter Sat 13-Apr-13 08:57:10

A bit old school but, love these...
Enough is Enough, Donna Summer
What have you done for me lately? Janet Jackson
Express yourself, Madonna

I created a spotify playlist after my recent so painful break up called 'I will survive' with many more songs on and I would play it whilst washing up or out walking and it did make me feel more empowered and strong. 3 months later am definitely 90% over it. Yeah..!!!

welcometomysillylife Sat 13-Apr-13 08:59:56

almost any song on the pink album The Truth About Love

screweduppotatoe Sat 13-Apr-13 09:43:18

En Vogue - too gone too long

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