Love Gone Sour
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Songs about love going wrong.
Central theme[edit | edit source]
- 25 O'Clock
- 32 Footsteps - "What's the reason? Why'd she leave?"
- All Time What
- Apophenia - "Pretty soon you'll be telling me that you've had enough and you're leaving me"
- Bills, Bills, Bills
- Broke In Two
- Caroline, No - "It's so sad to watch to watch a sweet thing die"
- College Town
- Cyclops Rock - "Then you go and turn around and break my heart"
- Didn't Kill Me
- Don't Break The Heart - "Don't break the heart that needs you"
- Don't I Have The Right? - "I would try someone new if that someone would love me the way you did."
- Don't Let's Start
- Empty Boulevards
- Four Of Two - "I was planning to say I was in love with her" (she never shows up)
- Funnier Than Love
- I Blame You - "They fell so deeply but then fell apart"
- I'll Sink Manhattan - "Admit that true love can die"
- I'm Your Boyfriend Now - If you can really call that it that
- I've Got A Match - the whole sad song seems to reek of love gone sour
- Lucky Ball & Chain - "She threw away her baby doll"
- Make It The Same
- Maybe I Know - "She's gonna break his heart, and make him cry"
- Mrs. Bluebeard - sung from the perspective of a murdered wife
- Museum Of Idiots - "I'll still be right where you left me, if you manage to forget me"
- Narrow Your Eyes - "Let's toast the sad, cold fact, our love's never coming back"
- Pretty Fly - "He had a pretty wife, this pretty fly. But one night, she flew away."
- Protagonist - "And now I know that I'll rue the day / I let her get away"
- Santa's Beard - "Lately she's been humming cheatin' songs"
- Say Nice Things About Detroit
- Take Out The Trash
- They'll Need A Crane - "To mend her heart; to help him start to see a world apart from pain"
- Twisting - "She's not your satellite, she doesn't miss you"
- Unforgotten - "I know your new boyfriend, and you belong with him. The truth is my one regret...."
- Withered Hope - The entire song concerns unrequited love.
- We Just Go Nuts At Christmastime - "Our D-I-V-O-R-C-E"
- White Sport Coat
- Wreck It Apart
- You'll Miss Me
Briefly mentioned[edit | edit source]
- All The Lazy Boyfriends - "All of the girlfriends' buyer's remorse"
- Erase - "When your heartbreak overwhelms your heart"
- Let Me Tell You About My Operation - "Our liaison—oh, it was poison, baby!"