Top Ten Revenge Songs

As long as there have been humans, there has been revenge; the act of punishing another for a real or perceived slight. Humans are not the only animals known to exact vengeance, but we have certainly honed it to an art form

Speaking of art forms, the concept of revenge is such a common instinct that almost all forms of art include at least one example. From oral histories to Shakespeare to novels; from tapestries to paintings to Japanese woodblock prints; from plays to movies to TV; revenge is one of the most universal themes in existence and music is no exception to this trend. Whether you are in the mood for a classic opera, a popular Broadway musical, or the latest pop song, it is almost guaranteed that you will find more than one themed around revenge. Continue reading

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Top Ten Breakup Songs

There’s nothing like good music to help you get over a bitter break-up, but sometimes these songs are so sad they only succeed in depressing you further. Still, every once in a while a song really stands out as the perfect antidote to self-pity. Here is my top ten list of awesome break-up songs. Continue reading