Breaking Up = So Very Hard to Do

A Listmania! list by Jason Parkes "We're all Frankies'" (Worcester, UK)
(No. 1 Hall OF FAME REVIEWER)   
 
Blood On The Tracks
1.  Blood On The Tracks by Bob Dylan
The list author says:
  "Dylan has said this is based on some Chekhov short stories. He's lying: Idiot Wind, Simple Twist of Fate, If You See Her Say Hello, Tangled Up in Blue...."
£6.49   Used & New from: £2.76
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (133 customer reviews)

Sea Change
2.  Sea Change by Beck
The list author says:
  "The Beckmeister was ditched. Officially not as good as Mutations...."
£4.99   Used & New from: £2.42
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (63 customer reviews)

The Visitors
3.  The Visitors by ABBA
The list author says:
  "Harsh final album from those disintegrating Swedes: Head Over Heels, Slipping Through My Fingers, Like an Angel, The Day Before You Came. One of Us...."
£5.11   Used & New from: £2.07
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (136 customer reviews)

All Shook Down
4.  All Shook Down by The Replacements
The list author says:
  "The last 'Mats album: Sadly Beautiful, The Last, Torture, Bent Out of Shape, Nobody...."
£13.67   Used & New from: £1.40
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

Face Value
5.  Face Value by Phil Collins
The list author says:
  "I'm convinced the MM or NME mentioned Joy Division in relation to this! Collins a huge influence on r'n'b'n'hip hop...."
£5.99   Used & New from: £0.89
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (37 customer reviews)

Blemish
6.  Blemish by David Sylvian
The list author says:
  "Denied at the time....but a break-up LP it was: The Heart Knows Better, Blemish, She is Not, a fire in the forest, The Good Son...."
£13.18   Used & New from: £6.51
3.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (51 customer reviews)

Here, My Dear
7.  Here, My Dear by Marvin Gaye
The list author says:
  "It's all in the title!"
£6.37   Used & New from: £2.02
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (14 customer reviews)

Heartbreaker
8.  Heartbreaker by Ryan Adams
The list author says:
  "One of Adams' better albums: Oh My Sweet Carolina, Amy, Girl that Rains, My Winding Wheel etc"
Used & New from: £5.93
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (31 customer reviews)

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Blue
9.  Blue by Joni Mitchell
The list author says:
  "Reading 'Hotel California' you get the impression Joni slept with most singers in California. This album is about one or two of them...."
£5.20   Used & New from: £1.32
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (142 customer reviews)

Boatman's call (1997)
10.  Boatman's call (1997) by Nick Cave
The list author says:
  "This one is about Polly Harvey: Brompton Oratory, Into My Arms, Black Hair, West Country Girl, Polly Don't Lose My Number etc"
Used & New from: £4.99
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

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Leaders Of The Free World
11.  Leaders Of The Free World by elbow
The list author says:
  "The third album is allegedly about the lead singer's relationship with a truly awful radio & TV presenter...."
£5.99   Used & New from: £0.97
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (74 customer reviews)

13
12.  13 by Blur
The list author says:
  "Justine left Damon: Tender, No Distance Left to Run, Mellow Song, Trailerpark, 1992, Trimm Trabb...."
£3.50   Used & New from: £0.19
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (44 customer reviews)

Extraordinary Machine
13.  Extraordinary Machine by Fiona Apple
The list author says:
  "Fiona's long delayed third album might just be about that bloke who directed Boogie Nights & Magnolia: Get Him Back, Red Red Red, Extraordinary Machine, Tymps etc"
£6.94   Used & New from: £0.70
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (24 customer reviews)

Over: Remastered & Expanded
14.  Over: Remastered & Expanded by Peter Hammill
The list author says:
  "Cited by John Lydon no less...."
£3.99   Used & New from: £3.19
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (8 customer reviews)

Bubblegum
15.  Bubblegum by Mark Lanegan
The list author says:
  "Even features Lanegan's ex-wife singing on the aptly titled 'Wedding Dress'"
£7.99   Used & New from: £4.06
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (21 customer reviews)

Almost Blue
16.  Almost Blue by The Attractions
The list author says:
  "......"
£16.95   Used & New from: £3.00
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)

The Bride Stripped Bare
17.  The Bride Stripped Bare by Bryan Ferry
The list author says:
  "Jerry Hall left him for that tortoise fellow from the Strolling Bones...."
£7.54   Used & New from: £4.69
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (9 customer reviews)

Ladies & Gentlemen We Are Floating In Space
18.  Ladies & Gentlemen We Are Floating In Space by Spiritualized
The list author says:
  "The song 'Broken Heart' being the primary qualification here...."
£8.98   Used & New from: £1.37
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (30 customer reviews)

Rumours
19.  Rumours by Fleetwood Mac
The list author says:
  "A case study, we think...."
£17.54   Used & New from: £1.45
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (536 customer reviews)

Playing the Angel
20.  Playing the Angel by Depeche Mode
The list author says:
  "Written by Martin Gore following/during a divorce: damaged people, a pain that i'm used to, precious...."
£13.99   Used & New from: £1.48
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (41 customer reviews)

Workbook
21.  Workbook by Bob Mould
The list author says:
  "Mould's first solo LP following the split of Husker Du: Poison Years, Wishing Well, Heartbreak a Stranger, Wind Blows etc"
£11.14   Used & New from: £2.99
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Wilder
22.  Wilder by Teardrop Explodes
The list author says:
  "Cope's first divorce was around here - see his autobiography: And the Fighting Takes Over, Tiny Children, Suffocate, The Great Dominions, The Culture Bunker...."
£6.40   Used & New from: £1.42
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (12 customer reviews)

Rid Of Me
23.  Rid Of Me by PJ Harvey
The list author says:
  "Polly has had a few like this, including the first version of Is This Desire? rejected by the record company as too 1st person: Rid of Me...."
£6.57   Used & New from: £1.64
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (15 customer reviews)

Avenue B
24.  Avenue B by Iggy Pop
The list author says:
  "..."
£9.73   Used & New from: £1.98
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)

Closer
25.  Closer by Joy Division
The list author says:
  "Now associated with suicide and death, but also the charting of the end of one relationship and the start of another: I PUT MY TRUST IN YOU/IN YOU/IN YOU...."
£5.99   Used & New from: £1.44
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (54 customer reviews)

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Jason Parkes "We're all Frankies'" (Worcester, UK)
(No. 1 Hall OF FAME REVIEWER)   
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Last updated: 12/12/2006
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