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1“Breakin’ Up,” Rilo KileyListen

We love the upbeat tempo and lead singer Jenny Lewis’s confidence.

Sample lyric: “Oooh, it feels good to be free.”

2“Driftwood,” TravisListen

Who says dudes can’t be heartbroken too? Listen here.

Sample lyric: “I’m sorry that you turned to driftwood / But you’ve been drifting for a long, long time.”

3“Jar of Hearts,” Christina PerriListen

Perri is a young newbie, but we love her already.

Sample lyric: “And who do you think you are / Running ’round leaving scars / Collecting your jar of hearts / And tearing love apart.”

4“Late for the Sky,” Jackson BrowneListen

A tender song from a veteran singer/songwriter. Listen here.

Sample lyric: “You never knew what I loved in you / I don’t know what you loved in me / Maybe the picture of somebody you were hoping I might be.”

5“I Have Loved You Wrong,” The Swell SeasonListen

The adorable duo from the movie Once covers breakup territory.

Sample lyric: “Forgive me, lover / For I have sinned / I have loved you wrong.”

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