Top Ten Awkward, Unusual or Complicated Relationship Songs


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1Paradise by the Dashboard Light - Meatloaf
2Lola - The Kinks
3Don't Stand So Close to Me - The Police
4The Boy With a Moon and Star on His Head - Cat Stevens
5Triad - David Crosby
6Coyote - Joni Mitchell
7The Silver Tongued Devil - Kris Kristofferson
8Stacy's Mom - Fountains of Wayne
9Clair - Gilbert O'Sullivan
10Layla - Derek & the Dominos

A ballad written by Eric Clapton about his unrequited love for Pattie Boyd, wife of his friend George Harrison from The Beatles.
Maybe deserves to be at #1? (considering the degree of complication and greatness of the song... ) - Metal_Treasure

The Contenders

11Ben - Michael Jackson

A love song to a rat, what's unusual about that?

12I Died for You - Iced Earth

One of my favorite metal ballads, with great powerful vocals.

"When I finally saw her
She's happy and in love
In love with my best friend
What makes it hurt so bad
Is that I love them both
And they will never know
For love I sold my soul". - Metal_Treasure

13Loverman - Metallica

It's a cover song, originally by Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, but I love Metallica version better because James Hetfield voice is more dramatic. I think the song is about a married man in love with another woman, or both are married. I definitely love this song - music, lyrics and Metallica's rendition.

"There's a devil waiting outside your door
(How much longer? )

He's shouting your name and he's asking for more

Loverman! Here I stand Forever, Amen
Cause I am what I am, what I am, what I am
Forgive me, baby, my hands are tied
And I got no choice No, I got no choice at all
I'll say it again
L is for LOVE, baby" - Metal_Treasure

14Can't Feel My Face - The Weeknd
15Young Girl - Gary Puckett & the Union Gap

I actually love the lyrics to this. Although it's quite heartbreaking. - Britgirl

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16Me and Mrs. Jones - Billy Paul
17Love the Way You Lie - Eminem
18Mendocino - Sir Douglas Quintet
19Cracklin' Rosie - Neil Diamond
20Girl, You'll Be a Woman Soon - Neil Diamond
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Top Remixes

1. Layla - Derek & the Dominos
2. I Died for You - Iced Earth
3. Loverman - Metallica
1. Paradise by the Dashboard Light - Meatloaf
2. Lola - The Kinks
3. Don't Stand So Close to Me - The Police



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