5 Best Breakup Songs To Make You Smile

Sometimes it's easier to let music say what you're experiencing, when you can't find the words.
Sometimes it's easier to let music say what you're experiencing, when you can't find the words.

When You Can't Find the Words

Break ups are hard enough, even if you're the one who wanted the separation, and hurt twice as worse if the break up becomes messy. Mixed emotions are sure to be present, and there isn't much that comforts you at the time.

If you have ever gone through a bad break up, or dealing with one now, these five break up songs might help to put you in a better mind set. It's hard to understand the feelings associated with a partner hurting you unless you've been through it before, and sometimes it's easier to let music say what you're experiencing, when you can't find the words.

These are five of the best break up songs sure to make you crack a smile, bob your head, and start the healing process knowing you're moving on to bigger and better things.


1. Gives You Hell- All American Rejects

Gives You Hell Lyrics

Artist: All American Rejects

Album: When the World Comes Down

I wake up every morning

With a big smile on my face

And it never feels out of place

And you're still probably working

At a 9 to 5 pace

I wonder how bad that taste


When you see my face hope it gives you hell, hope it gives you hell

When you walk my way hope it gives you hell, hope it gives you hell


Now where's you picket fence love

And where's that shiny car

And did it ever get you far

You never seem so tense love

I've never seen you fall so hard

Do you know where you are


And truth be told I miss you

And truth be told I'm lying


When you see my face hope it gives you hell, hope it gives you hell

When you walk my way hope it gives you hell, hope it gives you hell

If you find a man that's worth a damn and treats you well

Then he's a fool, you're just as well, hope it gives you hell

Hope it gives you hell


Tomorrow you'll be thinking to yourself

Where did it all go wrong, the list goes on and on


And truth be told I miss you

And truth be told I'm lying


When you see my face hope it gives you hell, hope it gives you hell

When you walk my way hope it gives you hell, hope it gives you hell

If you find a man that's worth a damn and treats you well

Then he's a fool, you're just as well, hope it gives you hell


Now you'll never see, what you've done to me

You can take back you're memories, they're no good to me

And here's all your lies

You can look me in the eyes

With that sad sad look that you wear so well


When you see my face hope it gives you hell, hope it gives you hell

When you walk my way hope it gives you hell, hope it gives you hell

If you find a man that's worth a damn and treats you well

Then he's a fool, you're just as well, hope it gives you hell


When you see my face hope it gives you hell, hope it gives you hell

When you walk my way hope it gives you hell, hope it gives you hell

When you hear this song, and sing along, oh you'll never tell

That you're the fool, I'm just as well

Hope it gives you hell


When you hear this song I hope that it will give you hell

You can sing along, I hope it puts you through hell




2. Pray For You- Jaron & The Long Road to Love

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Pray For You Lyrics

Artist: Jaron and The Long Road to Love

Album: Getting Dressed In the Dark

Haven’t been in church since
I don’t remember when Things were going great
‘Til they fell apart again

So I listened to the preacher
As he told me what to do
Said you can’t go hating others
Who done wrong to you

Sometimes we get angry
But we must not condemn
Let the good Lord do his job
And you just pray for them

I pray your brakes go out
Running down a hill
I pray and flower pot falls
From a windowsill
And knocks you in the head like I’d like to
I pray your birthday comes and nobody calls
I pray your flying high when your engine stalls
I pray all your dreams never come true
Just know wherever you are
Honey, I pray for you

Really glad I found my way to church
Cause I’m already feeling better and I thank God for the words
So I’m gonna take the high road
And do what the preacher told me to do
You keep messing up
And I’ll keep praying for you

I pray your tire blows out at 110
I pray you pass out with your best friend
And wake up with his and her tattoos

Wherever you are, near or far, in your house or in your car
Wherever you are honey, I pray for you.

I pray your brakes go out
Running down a hill
I pray and flower pot falls
From a windowsill
And knocks you in the head like I’d like to
I pray your birthday comes and nobody calls
I pray your flying high when your engine stalls
I pray all your dreams never come true
Just know wherever you are
Honey, I pray for you

3. Cee-Lo Green- Forget You

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Forget You Lyrics

Artist: Cee-Lo Green

Album: The Lady Killer

I went with the radio edit of this song to be courteous to the ones that are offended by vulgar language. To listen to the unedited version click here. To read the unsensored lyrics, click here. Thanks for understanding!

I see you driving 'round town
With the girl I love and I'm like,
Forget you
Oo, oo, ooo
I guess the change in my pocket
Wasn't enough I'm like,
Forget you
And forget her too!
I said, if I was richer, I'd still be with her
Ha, ain't that some shh (ain't that some shh)
And although there's pain in my chest
I still wish you the best i'm like
Forget you!
Oo, oo, ooo

Yeah I'm sorry, I can't afford a Ferrari,
But that don't mean I can't get you there
I guess she's xbox and I'm more atari
But the way you play your game ain't fair
I pity the fool that falls in love with you
(oh shh she's a gold digger)
Well
(just thought you should know noo)
Ooooooh
Well I've got some news for you
Yeah go run and tell your little boyfriend

I see you driving 'round town
With the girl I love and I'm like,
Forget you,
Oo, oo, ooo
I guess the change in my pocket
Wasn't enough I'm like,
Forget you,
And forget her too!
I said, if I was richer, I'd still be with ya
Ha, now ain't that some shh (ain't that some shh)
Although there's pain in my chest
I still wish you the best i'm like
Forget you!
Oo, oo, ooo

Now I know, that I had to borrow
Beg and steal and lie and cheat
Tryin to keep ya, trying to please ya
'Cause being in love with your ass ain't cheap

I pity the fool that falls in love with you
(oh shhh she's a gold digger)
Well
(just thought you should know

Ooooooh
I've got some news for you
Ooh! I really hate you right now

I see you driving 'round town
With the girl I love and I'm like,
forget you,
Oo, oo, ooo
I guess the change in my pocket
Wasn't enough I'm like,
Forget you,
And forget her too!
I said, if I was richer, I'd still be with ya
Ha, now ain't that some shh (ain't that some shh)
And although there's pain in my chest
I still wish you the best of luck
forget you!
Oo, oo, ooo

Now baby, baby, baby, why'd you wanna wanna hurt me so bad?
(so bad, so bad, so bad)
I tried to tell my mamma but she told me
"This is one for your dad"
(your dad, your dad, your dad)
Uh! Why? Uh! Why? Uh!
Why lady? Oh! I love you!! Oh!
I still love you!! Oooh!

I see you driving 'round town
With the girl I love
Forget you
Oo, oo, ooo
I guess the change in my pocket
Wasn't enough I'm like
Forget you
And forget her too!
I said, if I was richer, I'd still be with ya
Ha, now ain't that some shh (ain't that some shh)
And although there's pain in my chest
I still wish you the best of luck
Forget you!
Oo, oo, ooo


4. Picture To Burn- Taylor Swift

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Picture To Burn Lyrics

Artist: Taylor Swift

Album: Taylor Swift

State the obvious,
I didn’t get my perfect fantasy
I realized you love yourself
More that you could ever love me
So go and tell your friends
That I’m obsessive and crazy,
That’s fine
I'll tell mine you're gay
And by the way,

I hate that stupid old pickup truck,
You never let me drive
You’re a redneck, heartbreak
Who’s really bad at lying
So watch me strike a match
On all my wasted time
As far as I’m concerned,
You’re just another picture to burn.

There’s no time for tears
I’m just sitting here planning my revenge
There’s nothing stopping me
From going out with all of your best friends
And if you come around saying sorry to me
My daddy’s going to show you how sorry you’ll be

‘Cause I hate that stupid old pickup truck,
You never let me drive
You’re a redneck, heartbreak
Who’s really bad at lying, yeah
So watch me strike a match
On all my wasted time
As far as I’m concerned,
You’re just another picture to burn.

And if you’re missing me
You better keep it to yourself
‘Cause coming back around here
Would be bad for your health

‘Cause I hate that stupid old pickup truck,
You never let me drive
You’re a redneck, heartbreak
Who’s really bad at lying, yeah
So watch me strike a match
On all my wasted time
In case you haven’t heard,

I really, really hate that stupid old pickup truck,
You never let me drive
You’re a redneck, heartbreak
Who’s really bad at lying, yeah
So watch me strike a match
On all my wasted time
As far as I’m concerned,
You’re just another picture to burn.
Burn, burn, burn, baby burn.
Just another picture to burn
Baby burn

5. Since You've Been Gone- Kelly Clarkson

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Since You've Been Gone Lyrics

Artist: Kelly Clarkson

Album: Breakaway

Here's the thing we started off friends
It was cool but it was all pretend
Yeah yeah
Since you've been gone

You dedicated you took the time
Wasn't long till I called you mine
Yeah Yeah
Since you've been gone

And all you'd ever hear me say
Is how I pictured me with you
That's all you'd ever hear me say

But since you've been gone
I can breathe for the first time
Im so movin on
Yeah yeah
Thanks to you
Now I get
What I want
Since you've been gone

How can I put it you put me on
I even fell for that stupid love song
Yeah yeah
Since you've been gone

How come I never hear you say
I just wanna be with you
I guess you never felt that way

But since you've been gone
I can breathe for the first time
Im so movin on
Yeah yeah
Thanks to you
Now I get
I get what I want
Since you've been gone

You had your chance you blew it
Out of sight, out of mind
Shut your mouth I just can't take it
Again and again and again and again

Since you've been gone
I can breathe for the first time
Im so movin on
Yeah yeah
Thanks to you (thanks to you)
Now I get
I get what I want
I can breathe for the first time
Im so movin on
Yeah yeah
Thanks to you (thanks to you)
Now I get (I get)
You should know (you should know)
That I get
I get what I want
Since you've been gone
Since you've been gone
Since you've been gone




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Endure Today 5 years ago

Nice choices.... How about "More Than Words " by Xtreme or "One More Try" by Timmy T? :-)

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