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Two hours of quality chat involving old friends, surprise guests and domestic pets will kick off Broadsheet on the Telly‘s Autumn/Winter season.

Matters under discussion to include the Take Back the City eviction, the Presidency, Cervicalcheck, a Tuam Mother and Baby update plus bitter rival slots: Marcel’s buke club and Neil’s movies of the week.

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Last week, with a Twenty Five Euro voucher for Golden Discs on offer, we asked you to name the greatest every break-up song.

You responded in your sobbing dozens.

But there could be only one winner.

In reverse order then…

Ivan writes:

At the close of a relationship,, to make sense of it all, I usually reach for Yes by McAlmont & Butler owing to its defiance, its not-giving-a-fupp and a production that Phil Spector himself would’ve probably considered a smidgin OTT.

small ads writes:

At the close of a relationship,, to make sense of it all, I usually reach for Serge Gainsbourg singing Je suis venu te dire que je m’en vais owing to its brutal realism (sob).”

Hank writes:

The Cure, A Letter to Elise. I cried for hours one night drinking whisky and listening to that on repeat. Good times…

Verbatim: writes:

At the close of a relationship, to make sense of it all, I usually reach for Motown music owing to beautiful yet simple lyrics…

As I walk this land of broken dreams,
I have visions of many things.
But happiness is just an illusion,
Filled with sadness and confusion.
What becomes of the broken hearted
Who had love that’s now departed?
I know I’ve got to find
Some kind of peace of mind
Maybe.

Scottser writes:

At the close of a relationship, to make sense of it all, I usually reach for the Saturday Boy by Billy Bragg for the lines:

In the end it took me a dictionary
To find out the meaning of ‘unrequited’
While she was giving herself for free
At a party to which i was never invited

Winner!

Slightly Bemused writes:

“At the close of a relationship,, to make sense of it all, I usually reach for ‘You To Me Are Everything’ by the Real Thing owing to its proof that to her, I was only a clown. What I am trying to get across is not not me being pathetic, but actually that I do not regret the relationships. I have a beautiful daughter because of one of those, and I can never regret that.
When my marriage broke up, one of my best friends put together a mix tape (OK, on CD, but the same principle) with songs that ran the gamut from pain of heartache (The Thrill Has Gone – BB King) through a few others (like American Woman -my ex was from the States) to eventual hope for recovery (interestingly, the theme from Greatest American Hero).
It helped me also look at what I did to cause the breakup, and learn. And so, hopeful of a better next relationship, helped by my learning about myself and what I bring there,
So this begs the question: what song at the start of the relationship?

Anyone?

Thanks all

Golden Discs

Previously: How Do You Mend A Broken Heart?