If love is one of the best emotions a person can experience, then losing love must be one of the worst. Thankfully, no one is alone in their bitter pity parties. If this Valentine’s Day is a painful one for you, then once again the answer is music! I suggest these six songs if you need to scream out your heartbreak.
1) Not in That Way by Sam Smith
My favorite blogger Sashayed linked to this song before Sam Smith’s album was released, and I listened to it at least fifty times. In one sitting. As a perpetual piner, I adored the fact that someone was singing about loving someone who didn’t love them back. It is my heartbreak jam, and I revel in feeling less alone in my rejection.
I’d never ask you cause deep down I’m certain I know what you’d say You’d say I’m sorry believe me I love you but not in that way
Is romance even possible without music? The right song can put you in the mood or else help you process and relive the romance after the fact. As Valentine’s Day draws nearer, it is of extreme importance that your playlists are ready and romance-ified. Here are six songs that perfectly capture what I love about love. Click on the title of each song to listen to it!
1) The Gambler by Fun.
This is my favorite romantic song of all time, because it’s the story of completed love. It’s easy to believe in the first blush of attraction, but my heart really swoons at this story of a married couple with grown children looking back at their beginning and forward to their ending. It’s absolutely beautiful.
You come home from work, and you kiss me on the eye
You curse the dogs, you say that I should never feed them what is ours
So we move out to the garden, look at everything we’ve grown
And the kids are coming home so I’ll set the table; you can make the fire