The 100 Best Break-up Sad and Crying Songs List (Indie Edition)

Valentine's Day is near and having a Valentine is so overrated.

A spin off of the popular 100 Best Crying BreakUp Songs Of All Time. We picked through every nook and cranny of the indiverse to make this list of ultimate indie songs to help you cry your way through a break-up.


01. Jets to Brazil – Perfecting Lonliness
02. Been Here before - Jeremy Enigk
03. Miserable At Best - Mayday Parade
04. Woke Up New - The Mountain Goats
05. Summer Wind Was Always Our Song - The Ataris
06. Stay Where You Are - Ambulance LTD
07. Honey Honey - Feist
08. Second Best - Pedro The Lion
09. I Know It`s Over - The Smiths
10. Good Woman - Cat Power



11. Carry You – Jimmy Eat World
12. The Cooper Temple Cause – Blind Pilots
13. The Poison - Pedro the Lion
14. Standing Outside a Broken Phone Booth with Money in My Hand – Primitive Radio Gods
15. Bad Diary Days - Pedro The Lion/David Bazan
16. Newsflash  - Windmill
17. Pictures of Success - Rilo Kiley
18. Happy Alone - Earlimart
19. Pink Bullets - The Shins
20. Cheers Darlin - Damien Rice
21. The Ice is Getting Thinner - Death Cab For Cutie
22. Lonely Anywhere - The Everybodyfields
23. Gone Away from Me - Ray Lamontagne
24. The Greatest Sum - The Avett Brothers
25. Never Meant - American Football
26. There, There - Radiohead
27. No Distance Left to Run - Blur
28. Damage - Yo La Tengo
29. Let it Die - Feist
30. Yesterday - The Beatles
31. Pale Blue Eyes - The Velvet Underground
32. My Good Deed - Shearwater
33. Stars - The Big Fight
34. Poke - Frightened Rabbit
35. The Sad Waltzes of Pietro Crespi - Owen
36. Nothing Better - The Postal Service
37. Wonderwall – Oasis
38. Guardian Angel – Red Jumpsuit Apparatus
39. The Scientist – Coldplay
40. Hurt – Nine Inch Nails
41. Some You Give Away – La Rocca
42. Pioneers – Tuung
43. Bullet and a Target – Citizen Cope
44. Hallelujah – Jeff Buckley
45. Konstantine - Something Corporate
46. Made in The Dark - Hot Chip
47. All I Know - The Pernice Brothers
48. Love For Granted - Phoenix
49. Broken Heart - Spiritualized
50. Rock Juice Tonic Magic - Saves The Day
51. Worse for wear - New Amsterdams
52. No Love - The Get Up Kids
53. We Looked Like Giants - Death Cab For Cutie
54. 3 Libras – A Perfect Circle
55. All Hail the Heartbreaker – The Spill Canvas
56. Album of the Year – The Good Life
57. Happy in Love – Dear & the Headlights
58. A Year From Now - Across Five Aprils
59. All My Friends - LCD Soundsystem
60. The Great Escape - Patrick Watson
61. Lose You - Pete Yorn
62. On Tour With Zykos - Okkervil River
63. Homesick - The Vines
64. Everything I Build - The Stills
65. Heartbreaker - Metronomy
66. Don’t Let It Bring You Down – Neil Young
67. She’s Not There – Zombies
68. Homesick – Kings Of Convenience
69. Honey Won’t You Let Me In – The Tallest Man On Earth
70. Breathe Me – Sia
71. English Girls Approximately – Ryan Adams
72. Without You I’m Nothing – Placebo
73. Cannonball – Damien Rice
74. Shoulda Woulda Coulda - Beverley Knight
75. A Million Miles Away – Rihanna
76. Allah Hu – Faiz Ali Faiz/Chicuelo/Miguel Poveda/Duquende
77. I Am Trying To Break Your Heart – Wilco
78. One – Aimee Mann
79. Fuck You Lucy – Atmosphere
80. Fall To Pieces – Velvet Revolver
81. Heartbreak Hotel – Elvis Presley
82. Babe I’m Gonna Leave You - Led Zeppelin
83. Rosalita – Gomez
84. Hurt – Johnny Cash (Nine Inch Nails cover)
85. Bang Bang (My Baby Shot Me Down) – Nancy Sinatra
86. Days Go By – Dirty Vegas
87. Don’t Walk Away – Youssou N’Dour/Sting
88. Con Te Partiro – Andrea Bocelli (AKA “Time To Say Goodbye” – Paul Potts)
89. Ribcage – Elbow
90. My Favourite Game – The Cardigans
91. Somebody To Love – Queen
92. Hymn for the alcohol – Hefner
93. No Distance Left to Run – Blur
94. Your Love Means Everything – Coldplay
95. The Girl You Lost To Cocaine – Sia
96. Shape Of You – Beverley Knight
97. Save Me – Aimee Mann
98. Fugitive Motel – Elbow
99. Don't You Want Me Anymore - Pulp
100. About Today - The National

7 comments:

  1. AnonymousJuly 27, 2012

    wow this list is thorough lol

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  2. AnonymousJuly 27, 2012

    Ok coldplay and 9 inch nails are definately NOT indie or hipster

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    1. Cosplay is like pop/alternative

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  3. scoobydopeJuly 27, 2012

    i put APC's three libras on repeat 100 times and i cry all night

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  4. You've never heard of Elliott Smith?

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  5. AnonymousMay 11, 2014

    No distance left to run is on there twice

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