Oh, heartbroken people. While this week's mixtape in the Second Supper was all about songs to dump somebody with, we like to offer a bonus mixtape for the ones who have been thrown aside faster than a table on the Real Housewives of New Jersey.
Up first is an artist who knows a little something about being abruptly dropped, Letoya Luckett and her tune "Regret" featuring Ludacris.
Over some skittering beats, some fingersnaps, the former Destiny's Child member Letoya calmly calls out a former beau who left her and clearly now is missing her. The production is a bit generic in that BET 106 and Park way, but it's really not often that you hear in a song, R&B or other, the term "scallywag" so casually used.
Up next, we turn to Patti Labelle and Michael McDonald's 1986 classic hit "On My Own"
There are so many things so fundamentally 80s about this tune and accompanying music video, it's hard to exactly know where to begin. Oh yeah, of course, Patti's hair. Her hair in the 1980s is one of the chief causes of global warming. And her fur coat while trolling around is not terribly PETA friendly. Also, can we really believe that Patti would be interested in Michael McDonald who looks disturbingly like Nick Nolte's homeless character in Down and Out in Beverly Hills.
Next on deck, Girls Aloud "The Loving Kind"
We love how literal the Girls Aloud take their lyrics when it comes to their music videos. They mention buying flowers and pouring wine and SURPRISE, they are throwing flowers and splashing wine glasses all over the video. We're pretty sure the pixie Sarah Harding, notorious booze hound of the group, licked the set clean before going home. And by home we mean a dance club in Ibiza.
Next up is Erik Hassle and his tune, "Don't Bring Flowers After I'm Dead"
Sure he may look a lot like Napoleon Dynamite, but that doesn't make the tune any less awesome, especially it's the best Smiths title they never used.
Lastly, Freemasons featuring Sophie Ellis Bextor "Heartbreak (Make Me a Dancer)
Just because you're eviscerating somebody about being a total a-hole doesn't mean you can't be dancing the same time. Multi-task my lovelies.