11 Relatable Song Lyrics About Heartache To Read When You Just Need To Feel Sorry For Yourself


1. “Let It Go” by James Bay

From nervous touch and getting drunk, to staying up and waking up with you. But now we’re sleeping at the edge, holding something we don’t need. […] Everything’s that’s broke, leave it to the breeze. Why don’t you be you. And I’ll be me.

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2. “All I Want” by Kodaline

So you brought out the best of me. A part of me I’ve never seen. You took my soul and wiped it clean. Our love was made for movie screens. But if you loved me, why’d you leave me?

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cqJoVlnmdFQ&w=420&h=315]

3. “Lover’s Eyes” by Mumford And Sons

There is no drink or drug I’ve tried, to rid the curse of these lover’s eyes. I feel numb beneath her tongue. Her strength just makes me feel less strong. But do not ask the price I pay
I must live with my quiet rage. Tame the ghosts in my head, that run wild and wish me dead.

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NEG9LWZwcw4&w=420&h=315]

4. “Life’s For The Living” by Passenger

Don’t you cry for the lost. Smile for the living. Get what you need and give what you’re given. Life’s for the living so live it, or you’re better off dead.

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nl2GwLtMX7s&w=420&h=315]

5. “Jar Of Hearts” by Christina Perri

I learned to live half alive, and now you want me one more time. And who do you think you are? Runnin’ ’round leaving scars. Collecting your jar of hearts, and tearing love apart. You’re gonna catch a cold from the ice inside your soul. So don’t come back for me, don’t come back at all.

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8v_4O44sfjM&w=560&h=315]

6. “Don’t You Remember?” by Adele

You left with no goodbye, not a single word was said. No final kiss to seal any sins. I had no idea of the state we were in. I know I have a fickle heart and bitterness, and a wandering eye, and a heaviness in my head, but don’t you remember?

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kWakZcEGB38&w=560&h=315]

7. “Open Your Eyes” by John Legend

How can you be so blind? You still regretting the love you left, left behind. Oh darling, I seen you go through the changes, sitting alone each night. Are you expecting to find the love, love that’s right? Darling open your eyes.

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NUz3G3u6sFg&w=420&h=315]

8. “When We Were On Fire” by James Bay

And I know, I know, that we’re losing light, our love is dying out cold on the floor, like a fallen star that shines no more. Take, take-a-me back to where we was before, when we were on fire.

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=82MlZiPYkVc&w=560&h=315]

9. “Awake My Soul” by Mumford And Sons

How fickle my heart and how woozy my eyes, I struggle to find any truth in your lies. And now my heart stumbles on things I don’t know. My weakness I feel I must finally show.

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gzM69btqtYI&w=560&h=315]

10. “I’m Not Calling You A Liar” by Florence And The Machine

I’m not calling you a liar, just don’t lie to me. I’m not calling you a thief, just don’t steal from me. I’m not calling you a ghost, just stop haunting me. And I love you so much, I’m gonna let you kill me.

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u4iseF_FBn8&w=420&h=315]

11. “Dear River” by Kina Grannis

Holding on dear river to my skin. Whispering the places you have been. And I look back upstream. Everybody knows the river comes. The river goes but you stopped here, you stopped here for me.

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