Have you ever been cheated on and wanted the perfect song to dedicate to your ex? Don’t worry, this list is full of songs you can send your ex to give him the middle finger.
Being cheated on hurts, and the artists on this list will agree because they put their emotions into words and created probably the best slap in the face.
So without further ado, here is my list of the top 10 rock songs about cheaters!
1. Where did you sleep last night by Nirvana
Kurt Cobain and his band achieved great success with the 1994 release of their MTV Unplugged in New York album. With a great list of songs, one stands out and is the ultimate addition to our playlist.
A 19th century folk song originally recorded by Leadbelly in 1944, Cobain performs “Where Did You Sleep Last Night” with an intensity that will easily fool the listener into thinking he is singing his own pain.
With heartbreak and grief, he channels his misery into his music and gives us a gift in the form of the song “Where Did You Sleep Last Night.” Listen to it and feel the emotion in Cobain’s voice.
2. You Should Know by Alanis Morissette
Alanis Morissette flaunts girl power on her 1995 hit ‘You Oughta Know,’ featured on her Little shredded pill album. Singing about a breakup, Morissette serves her ex with the ultimate slap as she questions her ex about their relationship.
This song was a huge hit in the mid-90s, and die-hard fans of the singer will be happy to know that it’s still one of her best-known songs. Add him to your playlist today and channel your inner Alanis as you say goodbye to your ex and wish him well in a way only Alanis can.
3. Mr. Brightside by The Killers
Perhaps one of the most heartbreaking and catchy songs ever written, fans of The Killers are often shocked when they discover the true meaning of the song “Mr. The Bright Side.” Since it appears on our Top Rock Songs on Cheating Playlist, you might have figured out that the song is indeed about cheating.
While most fans can identify the song from the opening bars, it’s the chorus that really gets everyone singing along to this heartbreaking rock song about finding the love of your life in bed with someone special. other.
If you’ve ever been cheated on, this song will hit you hard. So turn up the volume and shout the lyrics to “Mr Brightside”.
4. Obvious by Blink-182
Blink-182 isn’t really known for its emotional songs, but “Obvious”, which was recorded in 2003 for the album Blink-182is a real tearjerker and describes the pain of going through a breakup where one partner cheated on the other.
It’s hard not to understand the lyrics as Mark Hoppus struggles to try and get out of this relationship, and who knows, you might even shed a tear.
Overall, it’s a brilliant song from an even better band and ranks fourth on our list of the ten best cheater rock songs.
5. Before He Cheated by Carrie Underwood
Carrie Underwood’s “Before He Cheats” was recorded in 2005 and featured on the album some hearts. Although it’s not really a rock song, the country singer takes a rather aggressive tone in her song as she sings about heartbreak and cheating.
It would be hard to imagine anyone wanting to deceive the beautiful Mrs. Underwood, but only someone who has been deceived can come up with such powerful words.
A really good vocal performance from one of country music’s darlings, “Before He Cheats,” is an uplifting song that simply needs to be on your breakup playlist.
6. Keep Loving Yourself by REO Speedwagon
If soft rock is more your vibe, this 1980 release from REO Speedwagon is just the song for your cheaters’ playlist. Recorded for band album hello infidelitythe song tells the story of, yes, you guessed it, cheating.
A rather sad look; the lyrics are excellent and will make you feel every emotion when you listen to the song. Add this classic to your must-listen and grab the tissues because you’re sure to shed a tear as you sing along.
7. Eagles Lyin’ Eyes
Since their formation in the 1970s, the Eagles have released many records in their time. One of the best albums, One of those nightsfeatured a song that resonated with many and became a heartbreaking anthem for those who were deceived.
Released in 1975, “Lyin’ Eyes” tells the story of a woman who cheated on her husband but feels no remorse. Whether it’s your anthem as you play it at full volume in your car, bedroom, or even sobbing eyes on your living room floor.
8. Poison by Alice Cooper
I bet you didn’t expect to see Alice Cooper on this list. But here it is, in all its ’80s glory, with the classic song “Poison.” Released in 1989 on the album Trash canthe song is about a toxic girl who cheats on her boyfriend.
You wouldn’t expect Alice Cooper to be emotional, but the song “Poison” is about the ultimate betrayal and how he handled it. Nothing can compare to Cooper’s voice singing about heartbreak, making it the perfect complement to your rock music favorites.
9. I See Red from Everybody Loves an Outlaw
While many of the songs on this playlist were written and sung by men, this all-time hit by girl group Everybody Loves an Outlaw has to be one of the best on this list!
“I See Red” is the ultimate revenge song as it tells the story of a woman who was crushed, betrayed and cheated on by her lover.
Recorded in 2018, the song reached a new audience and regained popularity when it was featured on popular music and video sharing app TikTok. The song deserves a spot on your breaking playlist with a great vocal performance.
10. Lips of an Angel by Hinder
No cheats playlist is complete without a Hinder song. “Lips of an Angel” is one of the band’s most popular songs and is still loved by fans today, 17 years after its release.
With that raspy vocals and incredible chorus, the song stirs up emotions you thought were buried forever and will make you relive every moment of your last breakup.
“Lips Of An Angel” brings us to the end of our top rock songs on the cheaters playlist. You too can enjoy this song when you add it to yours and let the music take over.