The number of times I have listened to this song while simultaneously driving, screaming all the lyrics, and crying is probably uncountable. There's nothing like a good slow jam with a sexy-low-talking part in the middle and lyrics like "I can't let go/It's unnatural/You belong to me/I belong to you" to really get those emotions flowing. Also: hand claps.
"Why" by Avril Lavigne
There isn't an official video so enjoy the fan-made lyric video.
This song never made it to radio so it's a miracle anyone found it. This became my girlfriends and I's break up song in high school, circa 2001. We would drive around and listen on repeat. At about 2 minutes and 50 seconds is when we would turn it up even louder and really let the emotions flow... However, I dated the same guy for 3 years in high school so I actually just jumped on the bandwagon and pretended I was broken hearted... until later...
"Where I stood" by Missy Higgins
Each of my breakups had a song associated; I remember all the songs so clearly too, especially ones during the crying-hysterically-on-the-
"Starts with Goodbye" by Carrie Underwood
Oh man... When the girls and I started talking about this post, SO.MANY.SONGS. came to my mind. Truly, it's a bit ridiculous how many times I've said in my lifetime, "this song totally reminds me of ...." or "this song is EXACTLY how I feel!" My poor friends, they had to have hated me and all my heart ripped apart songs. So many were big in my life though, I didn't know how I would chose just one. However, I have to say that out of all the other songs, this one has got me through not one, but TWO gut-wrenching relationships. Every single word, even to this very day, represents how I was feeling at the time or phase in time that the drama was unfolding. I STILL think it applies to my life today,
"It's sad, but sometimes moving on with the rest of your life, starts with goodbye."Dang Carrie, it's just too good.