Ok so, you fell for a fuckboy. Either for a night, for a month, maybe for a couple years. It’s ok, we’ve all been there. Years of experience has left me with the perfect playlist for getting over any fuckboy experience, no matter how fucktastic he was.
1. Cry Me A River – Justin Timberlake
Starting (somewhat) soft here – opening with rain and the soft but firm coos from JT. He feels absolutely no remorse about the breakup, though he’s still struggling to let go. Don’t worry, Britney fans, she will have her moment to shine on this playlist.
Lyric to scream-sing: Now it’s your turn to cry, cry me a river
2. Tainted Love – Soft Cell
Your spirits are now lifting a little bit – you’ve realized that the fuckboy is toxic. Now you know that getting out of this messy situation is exactly what you need.
Lyrics to scream-sing: I’ve got to 👏👏 get away from the pain you drive into the heart of me
3. Fuck Apologies. – JoJo ft. Wiz Khalifa
If you haven’t heard this new JoJo jam, you will love it especially for this moment. JoJo is done saying sorry and done dealing with her fuckboy’s BS, and so are you.
Lyrics to scream-sing: Fuck apologies, I would say I’m sorry if I really meant it
4. I Don’t Fuck With You – Big Sean
The ultimate in fuckgirl putdowns can still be used on your fuckboy, who is a lil stupid ass bitch as well.
Lyrics to scream-sing: YOU LIL DUMBASS BITCH I AIN’T FUCKIN WITH YOUUUU
5. Liar – Britney Spears
This deep cut from her new album Glory can only be read as a direct follow up from Cry Me A River – but with that much more sass and DGAF. Fuckboy, you ain’t foolin’ anyone with your damn lies.
Lyrics to scream-sing: You can crawl crawl crawl, you can beg and you can plead, baby talk talk talk keep on lyin’ through your teeth, but you know that I know that you’re a liar
6. We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together – Taylor Swift
Taylor’s no stranger to the fuckboy experience, and there’s no greater spirit guide through the journey of tossing one aside.
Lyrics to scream-talk: Ughh like this is exhausting, you know? Like, we are never getting back together. Like ever.
7. Gives You Hell – The All-American Rejects
No break-up anthem is as vindictive and condescending as Gives You Hell, and while those are repugnant qualities in a fuckboy, they are the perfect revenge-fantasy emotions to channel during this triumphant liberation
Lyrics to scream-sing: Tomorrow you’ll be thinking to yourself, where did it all go wrong? But the list goes on and on…
8. Break Free – Ariana Grande
Ok, I think we can be done trashing your fuckboy ex (for now) and just celebrate the sweet freedom of singlehood.
Lyrics to scream-sing: I only wanna die alive, never by the hands of a broken heart
9. Ridin’ Solo – Jason Derulo
That’s right – you’re free and it feels glorious! You’re Ridin’ Solo!
Lyrics to scream-sing: Feeling like a star, you can’t stop my shine
10. No Scrubs – TLC
Not only is your fuckboy not worth the time – no fuckboys are worth the time, and now you’re going to sing about that. Plus, this is an anthem and you know you want it on literally any playlist.
Lyrics to scream-sing: I’m lookin’ like class and he’s lookin’ like trash, can’t get with a dead-beat ass, so… no
11. Stronger – Britney Spears
Sorry…did you think Britney was only gonna be on this once? Think again. She is the soul food you need during this trying time. Stronger is the ultimate self-love Brit anthem and you deserve it because you ARE stronger without your fuckboy!
Lyrics to scream-sing: It’s nothing but my way, my loneliness ain’t killing me no more
12. I Don’t Need A Man – The Pussycat Dolls
We are continuing to reinforce what, at this point in the playlist, should just be coursing through your veins – you are a flawless angel and you are perfect as you are. You do NOT need a man and you DO get off being free.
Lyrics to scream-sing: So let me break it down, I can get off when you AIN’T around
13. Love Myself – Hailee Steinfeld
Ok to be real, this is just a masturbation anthem. We’re putting PCD’s lyrics to the test. Get it girl.
Lyrics to scream-sing: I love me! Can’t help myself, no, I don’t need anybody else
14. Feeling Myself – Nicki Minaj ft. Beyoncé
Fresh from your self-love, you are feeling sexier and more confident than ever. This is the second to last jam, so spit these verses and get ready for the final act…
Lyrics to scream-sing: Bitch, never left but I’m back at it
And I’m feelin’ myself, jack rabbit
Feelin’ myself, back off, cause I’m feelin’ myself, jack off
Heard he thinks about me when he whacks off
Whacks on? Wax off
15. Since U Been Gone – Kelly Clarkson
Ok, we can reference the fuckboy one more time for good measure. Because now that he’s gone YOU CAN BREEEEEATHE FOR THE FIRST TIME, YOU’RE SO MOVIN’ OOOOON YEEEEAH YEAH!
Congratulations! You are over your fuckboy ex. SCREAM-SING THE WHOLE DAMN SONG!!