Meaning itself is annihilated, leaving just a pile of forlorn verbiage.
"Cry for me, cry for me, you said you'd die for me," an overdubbed choir of Hills sings accusingly at the song's climax 14.
Smashing Pumpkins, "Perfect" (1998) ### Our other Smashing Pumpkins nomination was more characteristic: "Soma," a dreamy, seven-minute psych-rock epic.
Again, we limited it to one song per songwriter (not necessarily per band).
Come back next week for the best breakup songs of the '00s, and let us know what we missed in the comments. You're going to get through this, and to help with that, here's a Spotify playlist of this week's list, and here are the greatest breakup songs of the '60s, the '70s, and the '80s. ), but this is one of the best, a barroom epic about the end of a suffocating relationship.
A not-very-passionate relationship is dropping off, and it sounds like it's only the most recent of many.