Coffee Break: Best part of breakin' up

crying in the car.
Illustration of crying in the car (LA Johnson/NPR)

Tomorrow is Valentine's Day and we have a special theme cooked up for you, so today, let's break up!

What songs do you want to hear for today's 9:30 Coffee Break that feature a breakup?

Respond with your song ideas in the comments below.

And we should note -- tomorrow night Mark Wheat will have the perfect Valentine's soundtrack for a romantic evening starting at 6 pm. He'll play four hours of the greatest love songs and there's still time to make your own requests and dedications.

After that, you can stick around for the broadcast of Seratones' passionate performance recorded live at First Avenue at our 15th anniversary party.

Have an idea for a Coffee Break topic? Submit your idea for a future theme and browse past Coffee Breaks in our archive.

Songs played

Rilo Kiley - Breakin' Up
Gotye - Somebody That I Used To Know feat. Kimbra
The Everly Brothers - Love Hurts
Cat Power - Good Woman
Prince - Nothing Compares 2 U
Coldplay - The Scientist


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