Best melodic break-up song
Posted by: paul stephenson ()
Date: February 04, 2001 02:21AM

Thought I'd get all angsty and existential on you all and stop this general love-in with all this talk about wedding songs. We all know the joy that AOR can give us but I have to say that when it comes down to it I probably get more hope and inspiration at times of emotional distress from hearing songs that make you believe it can be alright again than just the ones that confirm how much you love someone.
I think the songs that affected me the most are as follows:
'Send Her My Love' by Journey as much for the tone and regret in the music as the lyrics.
'Whose Cryin' Now?' by Journey (has anyone heard the intro from the Frontiers bootleg which is as destroying as the song).
'Don't Lose any Sleep' by John Waite (although written by Diane Warren and recorded by many other people) because it captures that womnderful way ex-partners have of trying to make sure you're ok while telling you to get lost.
'I Don't Want to be Your Friend' by Desmond Child (for the same reasons).
'Sometimes' by John Waite just for making it seem like there is just a little hope left.
'Love Lies Dying' by Strangeways-Terry Brock's finest hour and I don't think anyone could not be brought to their knes by the chorus.
I could go on but I'd be interested in any ideas.
Cheers paul

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Best melodic break-up song185 paul stephenson 02/04/2001 02:21AM
Re: Best melodic break-up song 171 coco 02/04/2001 03:18AM
Re: Best melodic break-up song 143 Kevin 02/04/2001 03:47AM
Re: Best melodic break-up song 135 Robert Hoffin 02/04/2001 04:35AM
Re: Best melodic break-up song 129danthecdman02/04/2001 04:55AM
She's Gone- Steelheart 126 koogles 02/04/2001 08:51AM
Re: Best melodic break-up song 157 Sledgehammer 02/04/2001 09:49AM
Re: Best melodic break-up song 134John Q02/04/2001 11:46AM
Hey, John Q. 129 The Other Joe 02/05/2001 06:47AM
Yes, The Other Joe 136John Q02/05/2001 08:19AM
By chance.... 108 Andrew 02/04/2001 02:16PM
Re: Best melodic break-up song 153 croman 02/04/2001 02:38PM
Re: Best melodic break-up song 154prismeyes02/05/2001 10:23AM
Breaking up with a vengance, lol 157 Benno 02/05/2001 04:08PM
BAD4GOOD-Nothing Great About a Heartache 132 Sven 02/05/2001 05:42PM
How about the ANTHRAX one 160 Nick 02/06/2001 03:40AM
Re: BAD4GOOD-Nothing Great About a Heartache 126 coco 02/06/2001 04:57AM

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