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Sunday, 3rd June 2012
The 7 best comedy songs about breaking up 
Funny songs about one of the most gut-wrenching experiences of anyone's life 

Everyone knows there's nothing funnier than heartbreak, and a remarkable number of comedy singers have seized on this to produce some astonishingly wonderful comedy songs about it. Here are the top funny songs about ending a relationship, from how to do it and the crushing indignity of the act, to how to hide your feelings and not be bitter about it...

We'll start with a love song. Well, a song about love going sour anyway. How about a bit of betrayal, hatred and lies from the inestimable Mr Bill Bailey:

Love song by Bill Bailey from the album Part Troll
 Warning: This song may contain mild swearwords/sexual references
Tags:  Bill Bailey  Breaking up  Love  British  

There is nothing more important in a break up situation than disguising your true feeling from the person who is leaving you. As The Flight of The Conchords show here, there are numerous perfectly valid excuses you can use:

Of course, with the advent of new technologies every aspect of life is getting simpler and more convenient. And this includes the choices of how to end a relationship, as Tripod are about to show you...


Buy Thatís Why Iím Sending YouÖ by Tripod from 7Digital, Amazon MP3 or iTunes

Tags:  Tripod  Breaking up  Relationships  Mobile phones  Texting  Australian  

However, the downside of technology is that even years after a break up your past can suddenly catch up with you, especially when a certain social network gets involved...

Sometimes it seems there just aren't enough ways for you to explain how you feel. How do you get away with just repeating the same points? Dan and Dan have one possible solution in this nice choral interlude:

Of course, heartache and heartbreak is nothing new, as Benny Hill shows us here:

We will leave the final word to Mitch Benn who shows us that, even after the most heartfelt break up, it's best not to be bitter.

 Warning: This song is likely to contain sexual references/swearwords
Buy Not Bitter by Mitch Benn from 7Digital, Amazon MP3 or iTunes

Tags:  Mitch Benn  Breaking up  British  

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Disagree with our choices or have a new suggestion? Let us know!






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Breaking up  Relationships  British  


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Bill Bailey CDs
Bill Bailey - The Ultimate Collection Ever (CD)
Bill Bailey
The Ultimate Collection Ever
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Bill Bailey - Cosmic Jam (CD)
Bill Bailey
Cosmic Jam
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Bill Bailey - Part Troll (CD)
Bill Bailey
Part Troll
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Bill Bailey - In Metal (CD)
Bill Bailey
In Metal
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Bill Bailey DVDs
Bill Bailey - Dandelion Mind (DVD)
Bill Bailey
Dandelion Mind
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Amazon Play Tesco The Hut
Bill Bailey - Part Troll (DVD)
Bill Bailey
Part Troll
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Amazon CD Wow Play
Bill Bailey - Bewilderness (DVD)
Bill Bailey
Bewilderness
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Amazon CD Wow Play
Bill Bailey - Tinselworm (DVD)
Bill Bailey
Tinselworm
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Amazon HMV The Hut
Some great comedy singers' books
Mitch Benn - The History Of The World Through Twitter (book)
Mitch Benn
The History Of The World Through Twitter
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Flanders and Swann - The Songs of Michael Flanders and Donald Swann (book)
Flanders and Swann
The Songs of Michael Flanders and Donald Swann
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Amazon