February 13, 2018


Love Sucks: Here Are 25 Essential Pop Breakup Anthems

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Valentine's Day is right around the corner, and that means one thing: Your Facebook feed is about to be inundated with photos of flowers. Maybe you'll be on the receiving end of one of those bouquets. If so, congratulations—this list is not for you!

If you're not going to be gifted something that dies in literally two days, consider this your V-Day gift: a list of 23 essential breakup anthems from your favorite pop singers. Sure, confessing your undying adoration to your beloved via cheap cards and expensive chocolate has its perks, but the real fun happens when you're crying into a pint of ice cream and screaming along to Britney Spears, Amy WinehouseJustin Timberlake and more. Give it a try!

#1Kelly Clarkson, "Since U Been Gone"

Perhaps the ultimate pop breakup power ballad, Kelly Clarkson's "Since U Been Gone" will always be a favorite among the heartbroken. If you're not screaming along by the time the bridge hits—"YOU HAD YOUR CHANCE, YOU BLEW IT!"—maybe you've never been dumped.

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