Relationship Break up Albums

A Listmania! list by Giles Watson
 
Blood on the Tracks
1.  Blood on the Tracks by Bob Dylan
The list author says:
  "Would you believe it, he actually got Sara back after writing these songs. Incredible originality in the much-ploughed 'break-up' area"
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Frank Sinatra Sings For Only The Lonely
2.  Frank Sinatra Sings For Only The Lonely by Frank Sinatra
The list author says:
  "It's quarter to three . . Classic sinatra 'saloon' bummer album. How anyone can call this 'easy' listening is beyond me. Amazing expression and the arrangements are spellbindinge"
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Heartbreaker
3.  Heartbreaker by Ryan Adams
The list author says:
  "Why do they leave? gives a sign to the simplistic brilliance of Ryan's breakthrough bummer album. Come pick me up is incredibly catchy and wry. Lets hope Ryan continues to have a disastrous love life"
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Lady In Satin
4.  Lady In Satin by Billie Holiday
The list author says:
  "Not enirely a break-up album, but the best bits - Sinatra's Fool to want to, I'll be around, Glad to be unhappy are as raw as it gets. Like Sinatra, the expression improved as the voice started to go"
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Ingenue
5.  Ingenue by K. D. Lang
The list author says:
  "Her woman done her wrong and she went into the studio for closure. Great original textures and sounds on a uniquely different break-up album. A grower, by the way."
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Hearts and Bones
6.  Hearts and Bones by Paul Simon
The list author says:
  "Well, it sounds like he got a bit analytical and thought too much. She was contagious and ran off to Tantooine with Han Solo. Fancy losing Princess Leia, though, bummer !"
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Essence
7.  Essence by Lucinda Williams
The list author says:
  "Another incredibly raw and emotionally honest effort. Reason to cry and Lonely girls give clues to her state of mind. It gets so desperate, she turns to God by track 9"
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In The Wee Small Hours
8.  In The Wee Small Hours by Frank Sinatra
The list author says:
  "A bit before quarter to three, but still effective. In some ways not so devastating and final as Only the Lonely, but you still fell for the man. Forget Ava ! Time for some ring a ding ding"
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Tunnel of Love
9.  Tunnel of Love by Bruce Springsteen
The list author says:
  "All that touring and you lose the wife. Graham Thorpe should listen to this one. Like Graham, bruce found his consolution on tour (backing singer) and found a return to form when he got home"
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Street Life - 20 Great Hits
10.  Street Life - 20 Great Hits by Roxy Music
The list author says:
  "Theres a torchy bummer 'aristocratic melancholy' to Roxy's later stuff. Jagger? What a bastard. upheavals again? Touring with old mates? Backing Singer ? Lets hope for a return to form soon then"
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