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    This thread is for everyones favorite, sappy, self loathing, up lifting, wallowing in pity because you'll never love again post break up theme songs.

    Just post your favorite break up songs, and maybe we can into some stories to really make us remember old heartbreaks and hate ourselves all over again.
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    Not extactly what your saying,but a great post break up song.

    Basically all of Beck's sea of change is a great one too.
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    Swans @ Terminal West 03/28/15
    Drive like Jehu @ The Glass House 04/08/15
    Electric Wizard @ Slims 04/17/15
    Acid Mother Temple @ BOTM 04/18/15
    Faith No More @ the Warfield 04/20/15
    John Zorn @ UCLA 05/02/15
    Will Bulter @ Slims 05/26/15
    Neutral Milk Hotel @ Pappy & Harriets 05/30/15
    Mariah Carey @ Caesars palace 06/11/14


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    going back to high school...

    This ain't no middle of the mall shit.

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    5/15 - Muse - Mayan
    5/23 - Ceremony - Echoplex (?)
    5/26 - Refused - Roxy
    5/27 - Neutral Milk Hotel - Warner Grand (?)
    5/30 - Spoon - Wiltern (?)


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    I actually don't find this song to be sad, but:


    Courtney Barnett - 6/5 - The Mohawk
    The Avett Brothers/Old Crow Medicine Show - 6/27 - Whitewater Amphitheater
    Death Grips - 7/18 - The Mohawk
    Kraftwerk - 9/25 - Bass Concert Hall

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    so obvious but... lol


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    too easy


    May 15-17 - Psycho California
    June 6 - The Rolling Stones
    June 10 - Melvins
    June 20 - Blur
    June 24-28 - Glastonbury
    July 18 - Death Grips?
    July 26 - Faith No More
    September 25 - Kraftwerk

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    You start out dwelling on Woke Up New and then you move on to this:
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    These songs soundtracked my break-up (and made me feel a whole lot better in the end):





    I also listened to a ton of the Cure that summer. The day I broke up with this girl I went to Rasputin and just looked around aimlessly for two hours. I was fucking miserable. It is funny to me, in retrospect, that I went to a record store for comfort. Maybe I have a problem.

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    Tangled Up in Blue is one my favorite songs ever...never listened to the lyrics close enough to realize it's a break up song, ha.
    5/15 - Muse - Mayan
    5/23 - Ceremony - Echoplex (?)
    5/26 - Refused - Roxy
    5/27 - Neutral Milk Hotel - Warner Grand (?)
    5/30 - Spoon - Wiltern (?)


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    I thought this song was not about breaking up for the longest time. Derp.

    Courtney Barnett - 6/5 - The Mohawk
    The Avett Brothers/Old Crow Medicine Show - 6/27 - Whitewater Amphitheater
    Death Grips - 7/18 - The Mohawk
    Kraftwerk - 9/25 - Bass Concert Hall

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    Alright you guys, I'll admit I had ulterior motives in starting this thread. I broke up with my sort of long term girlfriend this morning, and it was super shitty. Spent the rest of the day feeling like a huge asshole.

    Thanks for the tunes, everyone.
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    I figured. Just listen to Blood on the Tracks over and over. It helps.

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    Will do. Thank you sir.
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    You have all picked the wrong Mountain Goats song.


    5/22: Move D, Reaganz, Sassmouth @ Monarch
    5/28: Refused, White Lung @ GAMH
    5/29: Spoon @ The Fox Theater, Oakland
    5/29: Max Cooper EMERGENCE @ PW
    5/30: Neutral Milk Hotel @ Pappy & Harriet's
    6/2: Kiasmos ft. Olafur Arnalds, Rival Consoles @ The Independent
    6/6: Matthew Dear, Daniel Bortz @ Public Works
    6/12: Christian Loeffler @ TBA
    6/17: Clap Your Hands Say Yeah @ The Independent
    6/21: Underworld, Jungle @ The Hollywood Bowl
    6/25: Until the Ribbon Breaks @ The Rickshaw Stop

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    ZachTheEskimo apparently fails at relationships AND at picking the appropriate post-breakup Mountain Goats song. Rough day.

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    But he broke up with her.
    5/15 - Muse - Mayan
    5/23 - Ceremony - Echoplex (?)
    5/26 - Refused - Roxy
    5/27 - Neutral Milk Hotel - Warner Grand (?)
    5/30 - Spoon - Wiltern (?)


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    Quote Originally Posted by stinkbutt
    I know it's hard, but try not to turn into GPS. It is just unfortunate for us all.

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    Quote Originally Posted by TommyboyUNM View Post
    ZachTheEskimo apparently fails at relationships AND at picking the appropriate post-breakup Mountain Goats song. Rough day.
    Interestingly enough, it was picking the wrong Mountain Goats song on her part that lead to this break up.

    /notreally.
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    I've maimed people for picking the wrong Mountain Goats song. She got off easy.

    5/22: Move D, Reaganz, Sassmouth @ Monarch
    5/28: Refused, White Lung @ GAMH
    5/29: Spoon @ The Fox Theater, Oakland
    5/29: Max Cooper EMERGENCE @ PW
    5/30: Neutral Milk Hotel @ Pappy & Harriet's
    6/2: Kiasmos ft. Olafur Arnalds, Rival Consoles @ The Independent
    6/6: Matthew Dear, Daniel Bortz @ Public Works
    6/12: Christian Loeffler @ TBA
    6/17: Clap Your Hands Say Yeah @ The Independent
    6/21: Underworld, Jungle @ The Hollywood Bowl
    6/25: Until the Ribbon Breaks @ The Rickshaw Stop

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    Quote Originally Posted by TallGuyCM View Post
    But he broke up with her.
    Thus ending the relationship, making it a failure.

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    so are all of their songs breakup songs?

    May 15-17 - Psycho California
    June 6 - The Rolling Stones
    June 10 - Melvins
    June 20 - Blur
    June 24-28 - Glastonbury
    July 18 - Death Grips?
    July 26 - Faith No More
    September 25 - Kraftwerk

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    Hah. No. He wrote the Get Lonely album after an epic break up though.

    5/22: Move D, Reaganz, Sassmouth @ Monarch
    5/28: Refused, White Lung @ GAMH
    5/29: Spoon @ The Fox Theater, Oakland
    5/29: Max Cooper EMERGENCE @ PW
    5/30: Neutral Milk Hotel @ Pappy & Harriet's
    6/2: Kiasmos ft. Olafur Arnalds, Rival Consoles @ The Independent
    6/6: Matthew Dear, Daniel Bortz @ Public Works
    6/12: Christian Loeffler @ TBA
    6/17: Clap Your Hands Say Yeah @ The Independent
    6/21: Underworld, Jungle @ The Hollywood Bowl
    6/25: Until the Ribbon Breaks @ The Rickshaw Stop

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    Mountain Goats sing about divorce and death metal.

    And then there's Wilco. Another good band for break-ups:
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    Courtney Barnett - 6/5 - The Mohawk
    The Avett Brothers/Old Crow Medicine Show - 6/27 - Whitewater Amphitheater
    Death Grips - 7/18 - The Mohawk
    Kraftwerk - 9/25 - Bass Concert Hall

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    It's not a failure. It's just over.

    Chin up, guv.


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