Playlist: That Love Was a Lie

Is love a lie? Great question! We like to joke about it, because nihilism is one (1) free and legal coping mechanism that’s available to us all at any given time of the day and night, but what do we really think? Today we’re attempting to find an answer, once and for all, for the record and for the good of the people. On which side of this proverbial and eternal fence will we land? Keep reading to find out! 

We, the somewhat/sometimes brokenhearted writers of Autostraddle dot com, would like to submit the following playlist of breakup songs to kick off today’s debate: Is Love a Lie? Not necessarily choosing a side or anything here, just sharing some tunes okay! Just sharing some breakup singalongs. Is love a lie?? I mean, you tell us.

Did we miss your favorite heartbreak anthem? Let us know!

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  1. I’d like to shout out one of my favorite breakup/rebound albums, Kelela’s “Take Me Apart.” It’s sexy, glitchy, Arca’s on it etc.

  2. I don’t like break songs, I just like it when performers go hard. Passion baby.

    The normal people music I can think of:
    Lady Gaga- Perfect Illusion
    No Doubt- Don’t Speak
    Michael Kiwanuka- Cold Little Heart
    The Thrill is Gone (cannot chose which artist too many)
    Joan Jett- Get Off the Cross

    At Least One Dramatic Bitch Disease Break Up Song Not A Murder Ballad, Opera, or Alt I Assume Would Give Headache:
    Lovers Death by Ursine Vulpine & Annaca

    That’s it that’s all grey matter has atm, enjoy your cathartic music folks.There’s nothing weak about crying it’s just your mind and body actively dealing with stuff.

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