the heartbreak jukebox…

Hello everyone! This weekend I finally take Love Letters & Other Pointless Scribbles into the rehearsal space! This is terrifying for me, especially seen as how this time around I have outside eyes coming out of my ears to work with me on this show, and I can’t just go sit in a room and spend even more time thinking and imagining. I actually have to DO SOMETHING.

So I shared this a few months ago, back when this blog was over on blogger, but I thought I would post it again on here. this is the Heartbreak Jukebox playlist as collected from LEAPs Pub Culture 2.0. The idea was people added the song they went to after a break up, some are sad, some are angry and some make you want to stand up and shout ‘YOUR LOSS’ (which are personally my favourites). I will have this playlist on repeat this weekend as I am making and DOING. I love the way a song captures a story and a feeling, to the point where even if the lyrics don’t really SAY that, they make sense to lots of different people in many different ways!

Is your song on the list? If not leave it in a comment below x

  1. Whitney Houston – I Wanna Dance With Somebody
  2. James – Out to Get You
  3. The Spill Canvas- All Over You
  4. Somewhere Over the Rainbow
  5. The Long Blondes – Once and Never Again
  6. TLC – No Scrubs
  7. The Beatles – Got to Get You into My Life
  8. Daniel Johnston – True Love Will find You
  9. The Buzzcocks – Everybody is Happy Nowadays
  10. Gorillaz – El Manana
  11. Dire Straits – Romeo & Juliet
  12. Maggie Fields – I Don’t Want to Get Over You (?)
  13. Jose Gonzalez – Crosses
  14. Dave Matthews Band – Stay or Leave
  15. Counting Crows – Round Here
  16. The Wreckers – Only Crazy People
  17. Maroon 5 – Sunday Morning
  18. Cyndi Lauper – When You Were Mine
  19. Carly Simon – You’re So Vain
  20. Aerosmith – I Don’t Wanna Miss a Thing
  21. REM – Everybody Hurts
  22. Cliff Richard – We Don’t Talk Anymore
  23. The Veronicas – Everything I’m Not
  24. Taylor Swift – We Are Never Getting Back Together
  25. Aretha Franklin – R.E.S.P.E.C.T
  26. Gloria Gaynor – I Will Survive
  27. Sam Brown – Stop
  28. ‘Falling in Love with Love’
  29. What Becomes of the Broken Hearted
  30. Joni Mitchell – A Case Of You
  31. John Martyn – The Hurt in Your Heart
  32. Weezer – Say It Ain’t So
  33. Spice Girls – If You Wanna Be My Lover
  34. The Carpenters – Goodbye to Love
  35. Elton John – Some one Saved My Life Tonight
  36. Moonlight Shadow (?)
  37. Cascada – What Hurts The Most
  38. Roy Orbinson – In Dreams
  39. Kelly Clarkson – I Do Not Hook Up
  40. Kelly Clarkson -Since You’ve Been Gone
  41. Basically anything by Kelly Clarkson
  42. Radiohead – Give Up The Ghost
  43. The XX – Angels
  44. Molko – Day For Night
  45. John Cooper Clarke – I Wanna Be Yours
  46. Maximo Park – Monument
  47. Elbow – The Stops
  48. Nina Simone – The one that goes ‘I got my….’
  49. Sex Pistols – I No fun
  50. LCS Sound System – Someone Great
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