The song talks about the jealousy of finding the person you love in a relationship with someone else. He wants to wait for her, but still tries to hide the hurt from seeing his love with another person. Not only is this song relatable to people who want to be with people they can’t have, but it also has a great tune for feet-tapping.
Led Zeppelin - Tangerine
“Thinking how it used to be, Does she still remember the times like these? To think of us again? And I do.”
This song has very few lyrics, but anyone can take away the emotion from the song in losing someone and wanting them back.
Chris Brown - Zero
“Ask how many nights I’ve been thinking of you, zero, zero.”
Eyebrows may raise in me putting Chris Brown on a list based on beautiful lyrics, but I think this song is very powerful as a break-up song. Chris Brown is known for delivering dance tunes that may attract only a certain demographic, but this song can be applied to both men and women in moving on from a relationship. Also, it always makes me shake my hips and there’s nothing wrong with dancing.
John Mayer - Perfectly Lonely
“Tore up my heart and shut it down.”
Of course I wanted to put every John Mayer song on this list, like “Gravity,” or “Slow Dancing in a Burning Room,” but this song helped me though a personal situation last year, and I tweeted it a while back talking about the aesthetic appreciation I felt. Yes, John