How do you pick just 10 best break-up songs? After all, disappointment in love is one of the most common themes in popular music. There's even a website devoted to the subject: breakup-songs.com. This is a list of my Top 10 favorite break-up songs.
It's really sad when one party in a relationship has realized for a while that the relationship is doomed but the other party is taken by surprise and plunged into shock and grief. That seems to be the theme in this song from the all-time great album "Tapestry"
This Burt Bacharach song reflects general cynicism about love, famously recorded by Dionne Warwick in 1969 and revisited by Elvis Costello in the 1999 Austin Powers James Bond spoof, "The spy who shagged me." “What do you get when you kiss a guy? You get enough germs to catch pneumonia. After you do, he’ll never phone ya.” “Pneumonia” and “phone ya” – that’s got to be one of the best rhymes ever.
I was invited to join Lunch by one of the developers, who apparently read some reviews I posted on Library Thing. My interests are books, music, and movies. I enjoy both classical and contemporary fiction, … more