Top 10 Taylor Swift Break Up Songs

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1 We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together

I tots love this song over any of her songs but it dose mot beat I knew you were trouble

This song really teaches you to forget about the boys and live for the moment!

We are never ever getting back together like ever

I love this song! I play this song about every single day! Whatever song Taylor writes, she means it a lot and Taylor Swift is the best songwriter and singer in the whole wide world and nobody can beat her! #I wish I can really meet her! She is an awesome person! She celebrates with people of we are never ever getting back together and that is a really good breakup song! Wish you good luck Taylor Swift!

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2 I Knew You Were Trouble

All songs from Taylor are about love and break up! I can't find one to perform at my school talent show. Guys, any suggestions?

I suggest You Need To Calm Down Or ME!

Safe & Sound is the one, then.

THE best.

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3 White Horse

SO amazingly sung by Taylor I love this song and the music video as well.

True, it shows that you need to forget about your ex's betrayal

I love your songs and I love listening to this song because I have horses so does my friends

This song really needs to number one This really is a slow song if you don't believe me

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4 Back to December

This song has meaningful lyrics and a great, wintry sound. I like how she apologizes. Gossip says that the guy is Taylor Lautner.

This song should be No. 1! It has a message, it has a sad story, beautiful lyrics picturing everything and the beautiful and voice of Taylor. I mean you cannot keep this song down. It helps you and brings I out of sad situations. I feel the current. That's why this song has to be the No. 1 Song!

I go back to December all the the time. I love it, I can feel the sorrow from the instrumental and the lyrics complete it, live it!

And I go back to december all this time

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5 The Story of Us

I love this song, it's like she's saying "Oh, I still love you, but this ain't working so whatever" and the guy's like "Yeah, their are other people, let's just move on".

I never thought I would love country music until I heard this song. The music video is surprising, the song itself is one you could listen to like a pop song!

This must be in the top five it

It is really fitting in my situation right now

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6 Picture to Burn

IS THIS A JOKE THIS SONG NEEDS TO BE NUMBER 1! I can remember coming home from a Taylor Swift concert my friend and I were screaming this song to the top of our lungs and we had complete strangers singing along with us!

This song is so good it is my favorite I love the car too laugh out loud

Perfect song for Taylor it is a breakup song as well as a country song the 2 things she knows best should totally be number one and stay #1 breakup song in the world not just Taylor

I totally agree this song should be #1! It has a beautiful beat to it and you can't help but sing along!

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7 All Too Well

Favorite line:
"And you call me up again just to break me like a promise, so casually cruel in the name of bein' honest, I'm a crumpled up piece of paper lyin' here, cause I remember it all, all, all to well"

SO GOOD

The emotion this song carries, the words and how there so perfect together, I can imagine the song, the scene playing out in my head. "Dancing 'round the kitchen in the refrigerator light" "Maybe we got lost in translation, maybe I asked for too much, but baby this thing was a masterpiece, till you tour it all up." "Time goes by, it's like I'm paralyzed by it, I'd like to be my old self again, but I'm still trying to find it." The lyrics are so deep and meaningful. It's just so powerful. It sends me chills and I feel like I'm looking into Taylor's thoughts and memories. It's easily one of her best songs, and I am so proud to say that I am a huge fan of Taylor Swift.

Everyone loves a good upbeat song dripping with sarcasm and a simplistic, catchy melody, and seems to skip over the real lyrical gems of an album. This song is, lyrically, her strongest of all the songs she's released. Every line is brilliant, with incredible analogies and metaphors and the imagery and emotional connections are vivid. By the time you get to "and you called me up again just to break me like a promise, so casually cruel in the name of being honest... ", your heart just hearts for her. And not in a pitying way, but one because, through the song, you can genuinely feel the emotions she was experiencing when she wrote it. This song is just incredible in every way.

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8 22

It reminds me to be free. Who cares about the boys that broke our hearts? We can just laugh it off and find someone new! Taylor should be thanked. She gets so many girls, including me,
Through terrible break ups.

LOVE the song 22, it lifts my spirits

This is just so AMAZING. It makes me remember that I have my own life and who matters of that ASSES who broke our heart, one goes and other comes, well that is how life is isn't it? LIVE AND LET LIVE

You gotta be free, tonight, nobody broke our hearts maybe tomorrow, but not tonight.
- Anonymous
P.S. I am Anonymous

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9 You're Not Sorry

Makes me cry.. Whenever I hear this song...! Love this song...perfect breakup song to listen at night..!

Makes me cry... And made me to think my ex

Perfect in every single way

I love the way Taylor sings in this song, we really think that she's sad... I wonder whether she cried once, when she sang it. I wish it'd be higher in the list, it's an amazing song, really. - perreth

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10 Should've Said No

The best rock song eve!
This is the song I'm waiting for!
Its so awesome!
How I love this song!

Should've said no should be number 2 or 1

This is the BEST SONG EVER! How wouldn't like this song?!

Should've said no is a song full of anger and exitment. This is honestly the BEST SONG!

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The Contenders

11 Last Kiss

This isn't just Taylor's best break up song, its her BEST SONG. Self written at 19 years old, there isn't a single lyric in this song that doesn't tear my heart in two. "The way you'd kiss me when I was in the middle of saying something, there's not a day I don't miss those rude interruptions" is such a simple yet beautiful glimpse into the relationship. The shaky breath she takes at 4:26 destroys me every time. I can't say enough about this song, it's a masterpiece. - krpm

Best song ever! Really love it. Taylor just so amazing when she's writing this song!

If you really loved that person you broke up with, this is by far the best. The lyrics are perfection and I cry whenever I hear it. We try to be strong when we break up with someone, but inside we all feel like this. Broken and lost.

This should be number one! She focuses on every bit of pain and confusion, something that only musical perfection can achieve.

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12 Red

It's not a breakup song, I don't think, it's more like looking back on a relationship that all already happened and describing it.

Why is it only 13?! It's one of her best songs! I could listen to it all day! The lyrics are really great and I love the guitar! - perreth

The lines "faster than the wind, passionate as sin, ended so suddenly" in this song made me cry like hell

This is the best song ever

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13 Teardrops On My Guitar

I love this song because it's so real. You love this guy, but he treats you just as a normal friend, and then he starts going on about another girl who seems so perfect! After a while you found him kissing her and you're like "No! " and you found out that you never accepted him to have a girlfriend. So romantic and sweet! I can dictate it by piano! I even play it with a cast!

Not about breakup, but I love it. It happens a lot of the time, and it is so relatable. I'm writing this the day after Valentine's Day, when my friend told me he asked this girl out. He doesn't know I like him. - RisingMoon

I don't think its about break up. Its about unrequited love. About how you love this guy who has a girlfriend, is your best friend and walks by you without noticing. Although you find no real reason, you know you still love him and you cry.

This matches my feelings. I fall in love with my best friend. But everyday, he tells me about that girl who has beautiful eyes and prettier than me. I feel like a loser. I wanna scream out loud. It's juz heartbreaking whenever I hear this song. The lyrics mean everything. My crush name is Shane, not Drew. That's the only difference.

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14 Haunted

I cried when I listened to this song the first time! It's GREAT! We can really feel her fear and sadness... When she screams "You can't be gone! No! ", my heart was beating loudly! - perreth

How is this not higher!? It gives me goosebumps every time I listen to it. More people need to hear it!

ARE YOU KIDDING ME THIS SONG IS AWESOME IT HAS TO BE NUMBER ONE! Guys, just listen to it, if you are a true swiftie, you'll know that this song is one of Taylor's best.

I spent a month just listening to this over and over again

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15 Dear John

AMAZING SONG

Beautiful song - Really expresses how heartbroken she was. You can really connect with her here. Love her songwriting style too. Taylor is so completely talented.

It's so sad I puts me in tears every time I listen to it

Such a good song. It's an awesome break up song.

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16 Tim McGraw

BEST SONG EVER! TYPE UP HIGHWAY don't CARE ON YOUTUBE! AWESOME SONG RECOMMEND IT TO... EVERYONE!

Thus song is so good and it's Tay's first ever single and I recommend you listen to it.

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17 The Moment I Knew

It's her saddest song ever, but it's not a boring song at all. You can really imagine what happens, when she waits her boyfriend, when she figures out he won't come, when she cries, you cry with her. I think most of the people who listened to this song cried at least once! - perreth

I love the song because you can really figure out the message, her boyfriend did not come to her birthday party and who knows he might have been out with another girl

This is absolutely dramatic and I love it! Listening to the cello gives me such chills. This is such a masterpiece.

It sounded like a fanfiction (sorry, Taylor :( )

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18 All You Had to Do Was Stay

It's not her breaking up with him, it's her writing about why she decided not to get back together with him.

This song should be in the top 3

THIS SONG IS THE TRUEST

"i love the song it has a lot of drama p.s love evarything about you. 22 is cool"from unicorn star emoji lover taylor fan!


U R 2 cool for nursery,school,university all you deserve to do is party!

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19 I Almost Do

If you listen to this song after a breakup, small or big, this will make you look at your phone wondering if you should call or text him r if you will and it shows the power of her music and how it affects us. Taylor Swift shows us a perspective of the breakup we don't think of and it will make you tear us. As you can tell I just went through one

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20 Better Than Revenge

This song deserves to be number one it's all about someone you trusted plotting behind your back " I never saw it coming wouldn't of suspected I underestimated just who I was dealing with" just brilliant.

Song made me crack up! Danced around my room singing it. The first time I heard it though made me jump. Some inappropriate lyrics. But still awesome

Good but some lyrics should not be used around kids

THIS IS MY FAVE BREAK UP SONG, WHAT IS IT DOING ON #19 MAN?!

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21 If This Was a Movie

This song is so damn relatable. I listened to it after my break up.. Makes you kinda emotional. I just love this song!

It has not only a catchy melody but her true feelings

! I love this song.

I like taylor swift she is the best singer that I think.
- Hi Taylor Swift I am a fan of yours

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22 Forever & Always

WHY IS THIS NOT IN THE TOP 15 AT LEAS?! IT IS BEYOND AMAZING!

It's so cute

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23 Blank Space

*facepalms* Blank Space is a self parody. Not a breakup song.

Lmfao Blank Space is about the media.

Lol, Blank Space isn't a breakup song.

i love her

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24 Wildest Dreams

One of my favorite

Epic

Its awesome

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25 The Last Time

I can't explain how relate-able this song is. I've dated a guy 5 times and he's always the one leaving.

I'm dedicating this song to a guy who broke my heart in the blink of an eye

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26 Bad Blood

This is not a break up song this is a diss track aimed at Katy Perry

I can so relate.

One of my favourite songs of all time.

Totally about katy

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27 New Romantics

It's like 22 for the people who are still at school!

I love this song and 22! they are her best songs ever

Is isn't a break up song.

Haha

28 The Lucky One

This song's about fame, not a breakup...

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30 Look What You Made Me Do

This isn't a love song. This song is about Katy and Kanye. In the song she's like "I'm sorry, the Old Taylor can't come to the phone right now. Why? Oh, cause she's dead! " In reality she's like "You want me to be this way, I'm gonna be this way! "

What, this isn’t a breakup song. It’s a song against lots of people including Katy and Kanye. I don’t think it’s that bad as everyone says, but it does a mediocre job (Thanks to the chorus) at that.

If you want a song that is not about boyfriends, check out Blank Space and Mean.

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31 Holy Ground

Right there where we stood...was holy ground!

So sad this song isn't too popular. Taylor in general is a great songwriter, but this songs stands out amongst others. It's not about "I'm breaking up with you, you jerk! " or "I can't forgive you" or "I'm sorry", it's about "We can stop dating but still be friends".

Reminicing on the good times of the relationship

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32 Clean

YES! - HufflepuffGeekGirl

The song that I can relate to best

It's a break up song?

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33 Tell Me Why

This has a great meaning behind it and more people should hear it!

It's so catchy. Possibly one of my favourite songs off Fearless.

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34 Out of the Woods

'Remember when you hit the breaks too soon? Twenty stitches in the hospital room.'
'You were looking at me...'
'You took a Polaroid of us.'
'The rest of the world was black and white... We were in screaming color.'

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35 Come Back Be Here

Awesomeful she is the best breakup song singer ever

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36 Shake It Off

This song is not about break up, no..

Nope, not about break up.

No way.

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38 How You Get the Girl

This song is just...!

Love Taylor swift said 2 year old Ruby

I have this song. I love the beat!

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39 Ours

Love the song

Whic genius consiered this a BREAKUP song?!

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40 Invisible

This song describes my self

This should be 1st in the list

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41 I'd Lie

She was younger when she wrote I'd Lie, so obviously it's not going to be as well written as her other ones.

Great song exactly like a guy I have a crush on right now

42 You Belong With Me

Awesome song...but definitely not a breakup - HufflepuffGeekGirl

SO not about break up.

I terribly love this song!

Just like blank space

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1. We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together
2. The Story of Us
3. I Knew You Were Trouble
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3. The Moment I Knew
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