Breakups are hard and sad. When that time comes, it’s only natural to look for some soothing distraction to help you gather yourself again and face the world.
So, how to get over a broken heart?
Nothing does it much better than music. It’s common for most of us to want to listen to some soothing goodbye songs or breakup songs during a breakup from a relationship that we had hoped would go the full distance.
But, sometimes things happen so fast that you lose track of everything including your favorite breakup songs that always lingered on your mind otherwise.
The fact that some of the most successful artists, irrespective of the genre, have made billions from releasing hit sad love songs that touch on relationship breakups, goes a long way in explaining why and how music is a powerful tool when it comes to dealing with heart issues.
The list below provides 30 best breakup songs that have garnered millions of views on YouTube and Vevo.
Dancing on my own is one of the top songs about losing someone. It is a perfect sad song having catchy beats, composed by the songwriting genius Robyn.
24. “Without Me,” by Halsey
It is one of the must-listen breakup songs. It speaks about getting into a relationship only to have your heart broken in the end.
25. “Wrecking Ball,” by Miley Cyrus
You need to jam to this song at-least-once if you have been through a sour separation recently. It is the perfect song with pure lyrics to make you go through an array of raw emotions.
26. “Somebody That I Used to Know,” by Gotye
This is one of the best breakup songs by Gotye which has the perfect harmony and flawless rhythm to make you dance along while you sing.
27. “You Oughta Know,” by Alanis Morrisette
You cannot complete your playlist of break-up songs without including this one. It is truly empowering and one of the best songs about letting go.
28. “Never Again,” by Kelly Clarkson
Looking for some cheating songs? ‘Never again’ tops the list with strong hateful lyrics.
29. “(I Know) I’m Losing You,” by The Temptations
What makes this song special is- it is one of those breakup songs that you can cry to while singing along. At the same time, its catchy beat allows you to get on your feet if you are in a mood to shake a leg.
30. “Stay,” by Rihanna ft. Mikky Ekko
If you wish to spill out your emotions and let your tears flow, put on your earphones, close your eyes and tune into this painful yet beautiful song by Rihanna.
There you go. We hope our list of the best breakup songs will help you achieve some good shape after your breakup. They’re always great stuff and new experiences after every setback in life’s journey.
Take heart, be courageous and face it. Something beautiful is waiting at the finish line.
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Rachael Pace is a noted relationship writer associated with Marriage.com. She provides inspiration, support, and empowerment in the form of motivational articles and essays. Rachael enjoys studying the evolution of loving partnerships and is passionate about writing on them. She believes that everyone should make room for love in their lives and encourages couples to work on overcoming their challenges together.