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A Break-Up Song for Non-Break-Ups

After listening to an excellent and still timely This American Life show about break-up songs, I was inspired to write a break-up tune of my own. But I wanted to write a break-up song that had never been written before — a non-break-up song for the wimpy type of break-up where the relationship just fizzles out without any explanation. Without further ado, here's a torch song about the myriad ways people can stop contacting each other in this day and age. (It is meant to be sung in do-wop, '60s girl-group style.)

Baby, wasn't I your one & only But my voicemail box is so lonely Maybe you [...]