Kelly Clarkson's 'Breakaway' Turns 10 & There's a Song From the Album for Every Emotion
If you've ever seen 40 Year Old Virgin and watched Steve Carrell scream out in abject fear and pain, you would know that Kelly Clarkson is more than a singer — she's a feeling. Whether that feeling is a positive or negative one depends on your personal interpretation. Because the girl sings some gripping and staying ballads, but she's also like an adorable burst of sunshine all at the same time. It's confusing for us fans, who, are brought through the ringer after a long car ride humming along to Breakaway, which, is now ten years old. You've been hypothetically brought to your knees by a powerhouse pop album for a whole decade now, peeps.
So, to commemorate this momentous anniversary of sorts, let us match each haunting Breakaway melody to a specific emotion it evokes. Because, well, there are a whole lot of them. So many emotions in fact, that there may be more songs than known emotions to compare it to. After all, sometimes the deepest feelings are the ones we can't truly justify in words. Sometimes, you gotta rely on an American Idol superstar to convey it for you in the form of an affecting ballad. And here’s the songs that correspond to those complicated feelings: