There comes a time in some musicians' lives where they become so enamored, so moved, or so fed up with a person that they feel compelled enough to write a song about them. For talented composers, those songs are appealing enough to be enjoyed by the masses.
This is the ultimate revenge, or the ultimate homage -- and most of the time, the song tends to be very relatable in one way or another. It's a great way to cope with love or loss and anything in between, really.
So here's a playlist to conjure up all of those empathetic feelings all over again (you're welcome). The loving and leaving and hoping and seething... there's a song for every feeling.