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14 Sad Albums for Singles on V-Day

Do you want to relive your entire four-year relationship including your rocky breakup for a few lonesome hours while you cry into a box of wine in your bed? Us too. Here are some of the best Valentines Day songs and albums that pair well with your solo V-Day.

Blonde by Frank Ocean
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Blonde – Frank Ocean

Frank’s intricate and lyrical songs are truly made for an “in your room with a box of tissues” type of audience.

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Here and Now – Gretta Ray
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Here and Now – Gretta Ray

Fleeting relationships have never sounded prettier than when covered by Gretta Ray's wild vocal range. If you try to sing along, you may learn how to cry and yodel at the same time—which will be a great new talent to share in your Hinge bio.

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Melodrama by Lorde
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Melodrama – Lorde

An ode to what once was and what could’ve been, Melodrama is a reminder that you’re not the only person over-thinking your past loves. We all are. Thank goodness.

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Heard it in a Past Life – Maggie Rogers

Maggie Rogers’ debut album is all about self-love and figuring it all out.  Grab a glass of wine and settle in for some easy listening. 

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I met you when I was 18. (the playlist) – Lauv
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I met you when I was 18. (the playlist) – Lauv

This killer album by Lauv is the perfect combo: half of it will make cry while the other half will make you dance—maybe while you still shed those tears. 

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Ctrl – SZA

This one is a surefire home-hitter if you’ve ever allowed yourself to be the problem in the relationship. Rated 3 boxes of tissues.

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Golden Hour – Kacey Musgraves
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Golden Hour – Kacey Musgraves

Lift your spirits with Kacey’s feel good sounds. Most of the album makes love feel refreshing and exciting again (although you may have to skip over one or two to keep your good mood going).

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Fleetwood Mac – Fleetwood Mac Live

Live albums are always more emotional. Stream this one and belt out “Landslide” over and over and over again.

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Pop 2 Charli XCX
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Pop 2 – Charli XCX

 Charli throws out some poppy bops in some songs while tearing your heart out in others. A true emotional rollercoaster of an album, this one will bring you to hell and back numerous times.

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By the Way, I Forgive You - Brandi Carlisle
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By the Way, I Forgive You – Brandi Carlile

Carlile's latest masterpiece By the Way, I Forgive You comes 10 solid tear jerkers. You aren't ready for this one.

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Father – AUGUST 08
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Father – AUGUST 08

While the album deals with serious paternal loss, there are a few gems that surround relationship love that will surely put you in a MOOD.

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Be the Cowboy – Mitski

Be your most vulnerable self with Mitski’s soft sounding yet gut-wrenching lyrics in her latest (and dare I say greatest?) album.

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Make My Bed – King Princess

If longing for something that’ll never come back is more your taste, King Princess has got some tracks for you—trust me.

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A Star is Born Soundtrack
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A Star is Born Soundtrack

I don’t even need to tell you why to cry for this one, just let it out. It’s fine.

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