feature: five songs for the broken heart
  • WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 19, 2009

  • Posted by:



There are nights where the summer heat is insufferable, and the future or present wavers, utterly miserable. Hearts are broken in pieces on an unclean floor, eyes are soaked with tears desperate not to fall, where the only solace may be in the already half empty bottle of whiskey on the table, and never in your life have you felt so, so lost, so alone, so painfully and bitterly alone. Nights where journals run out of pages faster than you'd believe, and paint splatters on canvas with a reckless despair you have become immune to. Those nights, they are not meant to be saved by bright shining false optimism, but cherished for their pain, their beauty. And there are songs that were written just for those moments, until the hour of the night or early morning no longer matter, and instead it becomes a battle with yourself, a struggle with a soundtrack, brittle and tender and quiet and broken-hearted that might eventually deliver you. Here are our favorite five songs to shed tears to, on those painful nights with a bottle as our sole companion.

...keep reading...

Comments

Hot Baeble Videos
The Heavy live at The Baeble Bounce House

The Heavy live at The Baeble Bounce House

Bloc Party live at The Baeble Bounce House

Bloc Party live at The Baeble Bounce House

CHVRCHES live at Summer Stage

CHVRCHES live at Summer Stage

Dan Layus live at Baeble HQ

Dan Layus live at Baeble HQ

Paper Route live at Baeble HQ

Paper Route live at Baeble HQ

Against The Current live at Atlantic Records Recording Studio

Against The Current live at Atlantic Records Recording Studio

Streets of Laredo live at Baeble HQ

Streets of Laredo live at Baeble HQ

OnCue live at The Bell House

OnCue live at The Bell House

The Veils live at Baeble HQ

The Veils live at Baeble HQ

CHVRCHES live at Hype Hotel

CHVRCHES live at Hype Hotel

© 2017 Baeble Media. All rights reserved.