10 Songs You Can Use to Break Up With Somebody

10 Songs You Can Use to Break Up With Somebody

What is more difficult than breaking up with somebody is conveying to them that you want to part ways with them. You have decided to break up with your partner. There is absolutely no doubt in your head regarding the same. But, you do not know how you should break the news to them. It is not easy to tell the partner, whom you were in a relationship with for a long time, that you do not wish to be with them any longer. If you fail to muster the courage to convey this news to them, you can try out a unique method. You could play a song to them and then break the news to them. [ Read: Long Distance Relationship Songs You Should Listen to ]

10 Songs You Can Use to Break Up With Somebody

Here is a list of 20 songs you can use to break up with somebody:

  1. ‘Heart Attack’ by Enrique Iglesias

“It hit me like a heart attack when you finally left me” – Heart Attack, as the name suggests, is a song that depicts the pain of a guy who has broken up with his girlfriend but is not able to bear the pain of separation. He wishes for her to come back into his life. [ Read: 10 Issues on Which Men and Women Always Differ


  1. ‘Half of my heart’ by John Mayer

“Half of my heart has got a grip on the situation, half of my heart takes time” – This one is a bittersweet song by John Mayer that says that ‘even though I cannot stop loving you, I cannot be with you anymore.’ The song is far from being dramatic and instead, takes a subtle approach.

  1. ‘Train in vain’ – The Clash

‘Train in vain’ is a song which describes the emotions that a man goes through after a breakup.  It talks about the helplessness and anger a man feels after a girl walks out of his life. The guy says that he has a job, a home and everything he needs but the one thing he cannot do without is love and he does not have that. [ Read: 4 Romantic Long Distance Relationship Quotes For Him ]

  1. ‘Leave right now’ by Will Young

“I think I’d better leave right now before I fall any deeper” – It cannot get any more direct than this. People grow in love but clearly this is something which did not happen to you. You feel suffocated and trapped in the relationship and you did not expect this to happen to you. Now, you want to get out of the relationship before it is too late.

  1. ‘Hurt’ by Christina Aguilera

“I’m sorry for blaming you for everything I just couldn’t do” – Sometimes, you realize that even though your partner is a wonderful person, both of you are not meant to be together. You might be two solid individuals but are not compatible as a couple. You cannot help but point out the flaws in your partner or the reasons that made you drift away from them but you have to say the truth. [ Read: 10 Love Quotes For Long Distance Relationships ]

  1. ‘Heartbreak hotel’ by Whitney Houston

“Well, since my baby left me. Well, I found a new place to dwell” – Here, Heartbreak hotel serves as a metaphor for a place whether a person seeks to go or rather escape to after he has had a breakup. He wishes to cut himself off from the world and spend some time alone.  After you have a breakup, you feel lonely and want to distance yourself from ever body around you.

  1. ‘Say Goodbye’ by Chris Brown

“There is never a right time to say goodbye but I gotta make the first move” – These lines sum up what the song is all about. It is difficult to tell your partner that you wish to break out of the relationship, but somebody has to make the first move. Goodbyes are sad and tough to say but you cannot continue with the relationship just because you think the break up would hurt your partner. [ Read: Things You Should Never DO in a Long Distance Relationship ]

  1. ‘When you’re gone’ by Avril Lavigne

“When you are gone the pieces of my heart are missing you” – You will miss the presence of your partner in your life after they are gone, but you cannot be in a relationship with them anymore as you do not feel happy with them. You have to acknowledge the fact they were an important part of your life and it would not be easy to forget them after you break up with them.

  1. ‘It must have been love’ by Roxette

“It must have been love but it’s over now” – What you guys shared was love but like all good thing in the world, it has come to an end now. You shared some beautiful moments together and it turned out to be a very fruitful experience.  But, it is over now and one needs to move on in life. [ Read: How to Maintain a Strong Relationship With 3 Tips ]

  1. ‘We are never ever getting back together’ by Taylor Swift

“You go talk to your friends, talk to my friends, talk to me, But we are never ever getting back together” – It is not working out. We need to break up.  No, we are not getting back anytime in the future. If nothing works, this is the song you play to your partner. It might seem harsh but sometimes you have to be blunt to make people understand that you mean what you say.

Songs are filled with words that convey various emotions. They can help you send a message to someone as well. If you want to break out of the relationship and do not know how to do it, you can pick a few songs to do the needful for you.