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#1 Posted on 26.3.03 1946.35
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Okay....the door is now closing on my relationship with my ex-girlfriend, as I'm moving out on my own, and away from her.

SO, during these troubling times in my life, I need a CD chock full of songs that will fuel my ego, and remind me that I'm better than that, ummmm....well, yeah.

The only song I have so far is called HERE I GO AGAIN ON MY OWN by Whitesnake.

Any others anyone can suggest? I'm interested in all genres, with exception of R&B....

Thanks!
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#2 Posted on 27.3.03 1129.34
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I'm not sure how well it would apply to your situation, but I find that "Shine" by Rollins Band of the Weight album is inspiring. It may be good to get you pumped up and face the day. Good luck.
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#3 Posted on 27.3.03 1424.58
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First thing I thought when I started reading your post was Whitesnake and you already got it.

I'd go with ACDC Back in Black.
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#4 Posted on 27.3.03 1559.32
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Gosh this thread sounds familiar in a way...

Anywho, Ben Folds Five's THE BREAKUP SONG is most excellent. Also, as said in another thread Weird Al'a ONE MORE MINUTE is also good.
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#5 Posted on 27.3.03 1614.01
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A couple that I like for this sort of thing, even though I don't know that they really fit the definition:

Go-Go's "Unforgiven"
Beautiful South "I'll Sail This Ship Alone"
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#6 Posted on 27.3.03 1739.46
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A song that I uncovered was one called SHE FUCKING HATES ME...that's a really, really fun song...
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#7 Posted on 27.3.03 2051.21
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Civ-So Far, So Good,... So What
Lynyrd Skynyrd-Gimmie Back My Bullets
Pantara-Walk
Tenacious D-Karate
Drownig Pool-Tear Away
Archers Of Loaf-Web In Front
Blink 182-Dancing With Myself
Butthole Surfers-The Shame Of Life
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#8 Posted on 27.3.03 2202.02
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Really cheesy, but the the first thing that popped into my head was:

Del Shannon - So Long Baby

Others...

Queen (or Smile) - Doing Alright
Van Halen - Right Now
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#9 Posted on 27.3.03 2213.01
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I'd go with a different Blink song... Apple Shampoo to be exact. The other song that immediately came to mind was Another One Bites The Dust by Queen.
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#10 Posted on 28.3.03 0818.11
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The Ben Folds Five song in question is actually called "Song For The Dumped". (I've seen it refered to with the other title, but it'll be much easier to find with the real one.)

Of course, a much better BF5 song for the situation would be "Julianne":

I met this girl, she looked like Axl Rose
Got drunk and took her home and we slept in our clothes
And in the morning put my feet on the floor and thought
Being awake never felt like this before
And Julianne y'know she wouldn't approve
Talked only on the phone 'cause I had nothing to do
Got rid of Axl by the afternoon
Being awake never felt so clear and...

Blue - That's all I knew
Guess that I was innocent too
I sing a song and it won't be the blues
'Cause I don't miss Julianne

My friend she told me she felt sorry for me
She said the truth would come crashing down on me
That I'd be sorry but the truth of it is
That I feel guilty for not giving a shit

Yahoo - That's all I knew
Guess that I was innocent too
I sing a song, yeah, and it won't be the blues
'Cause I don't miss Julianne

I got my bag of trash
I got my bag of trash
I drag it up and down, I drag it up and down the road
How could she miss a man
Who drags a bag of trash down the road?

This week I feel like I been born again
I know that Julianne would have a fit
She'd find a reason for the things that I did
And gave me credit for the things that I've never been

Ohhh, that's what I am.
Said, I'm not a sensitive man.
I can try just as hard as I can,
But I don't miss Julianne

That's all I knew
Guess that I was innocent too
I can try just as hard as I can
And I don't miss Julianne
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#11 Posted on 28.3.03 0838.30
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A few of my favs...

Don't Tell Me What Love Can Do - Van Halen

In the End and Pushing Me Away - Linkin Park (sorry, I know there's not a lot of LP love in Wienerville)

Back In the Saddle Again - Aerosmith

(edited by gargs on 28.3.03 0939)
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#12 Posted on 28.3.03 0948.44
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Another I picked up: LOVE HURTS from Van Halen.

Here's a cheezy one I uncovered, too: Bye Bye Baby from the Bay City Rollers. Cheezy as hell, but it's funky, too.
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#13 Posted on 28.3.03 1642.39
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"No Action" by Elvis Costello & The Attractions...aw hell, just get "This Year's Model." It's worth it, anyways.
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#14 Posted on 29.3.03 0115.51
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Eagles - Already gone.
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#15 Posted on 30.3.03 1329.00
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    Originally posted by gargs
    A few of my favs...

    Don't Tell Me What Love Can Do - Van Halen

    In the End and Pushing Me Away - Linkin Park (sorry, I know there's not a lot of LP love in Wienerville)

    Back In the Saddle Again - Aerosmith

That Linkin Park song you suggested is quite powerful....even for a LP song.

Thanks!
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#16 Posted on 31.3.03 0923.39
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    Originally posted by SOK
    Another I picked up: LOVE HURTS from Van Halen.

    Here's a cheezy one I uncovered, too: Bye Bye Baby from the Bay City Rollers. Cheezy as hell, but it's funky, too.



"Love Hurts" is a Nazareth song.

On that note, I recommend Nazareth's "Hair of the Dog" ("Now you're messin' with a SONUVABITCH!").

Another great breakup song is Montley Crue's "Don't Go Away Mad". ("Girl, don't go away mad...just go away.")

Also, I'd recommend Zeppelin's "Hey, Hey, What Can I Do?" and (if you want to get depressed) "Since I've Been Loving You".
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#17 Posted on 31.3.03 1246.38
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Like them or not, Godsmack's "I Stand Alone" is always appropriate as well.
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#18 Posted on 2.4.03 0822.17
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The best goodbye songs are the sad, nostalgic ones.

1. Never Say Goodbye - Bon Jovi
2. Hard to Say Goodbye to Yesterday - Boys to Men
3. Somebody's Always Saying Goodbye - Anne Murray
4. Goodbye to Love - Carpenters
5. Goodbye to Romance - Ozzy Osbourne
6. Goodbye - Night Ranger

For the type of feel good song that you're looking for go with:

1. Movin Out/My Life - Billy Joel
2. I'm Free - John Secada
3. Martyr's Cross - Jim Croce
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#19 Posted on 2.4.03 1215.13
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    Originally posted by Aldo D 2112
    Eagles - Already gone.


A great tune. I listened to that one constantly after I left my ex-fiance. "Love Stinks" by The J. Giles Band is another great one.
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#20 Posted on 2.4.03 1729.11
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Hard to say I'm sorry----Chicago!

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