There are a few cures for getting over the break up blues, which include many nights of eating ice cream, posting Facebook statuses that are driven by sad lyrics, and watching romantic comedies. After the ice cream is gone, the last solution left for healing post-break-up is to turn up the music. Before the break-up process can come to a close, you often have to dance out the emotional pain and blast the music a little louder.
Here are some of the songs that can make a break up bearable, to say the very least:
10. Tyler Farr “Redneck Crazy”
There are many stages to a break up, including the desire for revenge. This song by Tyler Farr highlights that very unique type of crazy. The lyrics say it all, sometimes you have to go a little “Redneck Crazy.”
9. “F*ck it” Eamon
This song by Eamon is simple and to the point, sometimes break ups end poorly and this song needs to be turned up on the radio.
8. “The Hardest Part of Breaking Up (Is Getting Back Your Stuff)” 2Gether
Back in the ’90s, MTV put together a “fake” boy band, which accidentally became very successful. 2Gether is known for their break up hit, “The Hardest Part of Breaking Up (Is Getting Back Your Stuff).” This song addresses a big problem; it’s hard getting back your stuff post-break up. Cat’s included…
7. “Before He Cheats” Carrie Underwood
Carrie Underwood wrote a break up anthem for women everywhere. “Before He Cheats” is a way for all women to imagine what they would do to their ex-boyfriend’s car without getting into any legal trouble.
6. “Tonight I’m Getting Over You” Carly Rae Jepsen
Carly Rae Jepsen is known for her hit single “Call Me Maybe,” but what about when the call never happens? That leads into her next single, “Tonight I’m Getting Over You.” The song empowers people to keep their head up and start moving on after a failed relationship.
5. “Cry Me A River” Justin Timberlake
Justin Timberlake has since moved on from his intense break up from pop star, Britney Spears, but before that chapter of his life was closed he wrote “Cry Me A River.” “Cry Me A River” is emotional, heartfelt and seeing Justin Timberlake in a music video will help any break up.
4. “Since You’ve Been Gone” Kelly Clarkson
Kelly Clarkson has been through personal heartbreak and expressed it perfectly with her break up rock anthem that now has over 15 million views on YouTube. Turn this song up and start dancing once again. Kelly Clarkson has made breaking up easier with this inspired and fun song.
3. “We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together” Taylor Swift
Swift is the master of writing break up songs. “We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together” has become the break up anthem for a younger generation and can be heard in the stereos of teenage girls all across the world.
2. “So What” P!nk
After a break up from her now current husband, Corey Hart, P!nk wrote a break up dance song. “So What” is fun and brings happiness, joy and fun back into life after a hard break up.
1. “F*ck You” Cee Lo Green
There is brilliance behind the words of Cee Lo Green’s hit break up song, “F*ck You.” It will make you dance and feel better, all while forgetting your ex.
BY JOSEPHINE OTIENO