Anti-Valentine Playlist
By Joe Heim
Washington Post Staff Writer
Sunday, February 12, 2006; Page M05

The world is divided into two groups on Valentine's Day: Lovers and Others. For the former, life is sweet and the sound of music sweeter. But for the Others, certain songs cut straight to the heart -- to the bone, even. Sure, the happy loving couples can dance to "their" song, but, as Jimmy Ruffin asked, "What becomes of the brokenhearted?" Well, they won't be forgotten this year: Here are 14 tracks (total time about 50 minutes) about venting, lamenting and resenting -- perfect for when your love life runs into the ditch.

Press play for a sampling of the song, then cast a vote for your favorite.

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