Call me Mr. Obvious, but not all songs are happy. I know. Some songs are about breakups. A lot of those songs about breakups are hypothetical of course, but some are about real life experiences. Then, among those real-life-experience songs about breakups, there are a select few that fall into the category concerning famous breakups. Here is a list of some songs about famous breakups.
Justin Timberlake: Cry Me A River (2002)
About his breakup with Britney Spears.
Britney Spears: Everytime (2004)
Her reply to Justin’s “Cry Me A River”.
Taylor Swift: Forever And Always (2008)
About her breakup with Joe Jonas.
Jonas Brothers: Much Better (2009)
Joe’s response to Taylor’s “Forever And Always”.
Miley Cyrus: 7 Things (2008)
About her breakup with Nick Jonas.
Eminem: Bagpipes From Baghdad (2009)
About his breakup with Mariah Carey.
Mariah Carey: Obsessed (2009)
Her response to Eminem’s “Bagpipes From Baghdad”.
Eminem: The Warning (2009)
His response to Mariah’s “Obsessed”. This one’s rough.
Taylor Swift: Dear John (2010)
About her breakup with John Mayer.
Taylor Swift (again): We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together (2012)
About her breakup with Jake Gyllenhaal.
Katy Perry: By The Grace Of God (2013)
About her divorce with Russel Brand.
Coldplay: Magic (2014)
About Chris Martin’s divorce with Gwyneth Paltrow.
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