Showing posts with label Greg Kihn Band. Show all posts
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Jan 30, 2019

The Break Up Song by Greg Kihn Band (1981)

The Break Up Song by Greg Kihn Band
"The Breakup Song (They Don't Write 'Em)" is a song written by Greg Kihn and Steve Wright and recorded by the American rock band The Greg Kihn Band. It is the first single from the band's fourth studio album, RocKihnRoll (1981). The song's musical style encompasses pop rock and power pop.

The song reached #15 on the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart and #5 on the Billboard Top Tracks chart.

It has been featured in several films, including Let Me In (2010), The House of the Devil (2009), The Groomsmen (2006) and Beautiful Girls as well as the hit video game Grand Theft Auto V (2013). It was sampled in "Gone" by Yelawolf on his Arena Rap EP. It was also featured in a season five episode of "The Sopranos."