In Nick Hornby's 'High Fidelity,' the story's protagonist poses one of life's great questions. “What came first, the music or the misery?” he wonders to himself, as he surveys a record collection built on broken hearts. “Did I listen to pop music because I was miserable? Or was I miserable because I listened to pop music?”
If you find yourself asking this question on Valentine's Day, Gigwise has the perfect remedy for you... 20 songs that have absolutely nothing to do with flowers, chocolates or meals-for-two.
From white hot anger to downright misery, here are the best songs to take your a mind off a day you'd rather forget...
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