11 of the Most Surprisingly Sappy Lyrics From Your Teenage Pop-Punk Phase

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Ah, the late '90s and early '00s were such a glorious time for pop-punk and emo music. The long black hair covering everyone's brows. The black nail polish only on one finger. The black eyeliner. OK, there was a lot of black...

However, not everything about the genre was steeped in utter sadness. In fact, almost every emo album had at least one track that was the perfect ballad for the last track of your mixtape. Or better yet, the perfect slow song to play at the Punk Rock Prom at your local YMCA.

Here are some of the most lovey-dovey lyrics from the most heartbroken bands. Read 'em and weep.

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