Every time we here at Crossfade screw up and need to say sorry to our (current) significant other, we don't bother with sweet nothings, red roses, or awkward attempts at makeup sex.
We just pop in our fave Kelly Clarkson mixtape, turn on the waterworks, and let the American Idol diva's 2009 supersmash single "My Life Would Suck Without You" express the depth of our love and regret.
"Baby, I was stupid for telling you goodbye/Maybe I was wrong for tryin' to pick a fight/I know that I've got issues ... And honestly/My life would suck without you."
So it's, like, fucking fate that Kelly has scheduled a South Florida concert, roughly coinciding with that time of year (i.e. Valentine's Day) when we invariably piss off our (latest) sexual partner.
Part of the North American leg of Clarkson's Stronger World Tour (announced only a couple of hours ago via kellyclarkson.com), the SoFla show will be going down on Thursday, February 16, 2012, at Hard Rock Live, which should make it the perfect, post-V Day way to say, "I'm an asshole! Don't dump me!"
Of course, this 40-city road trip isn't a greatest hits showcase. It's designed to promote her newest release, Stronger, "a breakup album for the ages," according to the critical stalwarts over at Entertainment Weekly.
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But whatever ... You can bet that Kelly will be singing "Suck." (It's one of her biggest damn hits!) And when she does, Crossfade will be crying. Because we're sorry. So sorry. And we love you.
But, uh, you're pretty messed up too.
Kelly Clarkson's Stronger World Tour. Thursday, February 16, 2012. Hard Rock Live, One Seminole Way, Hollywood. For Kellebrities (kellebrities.kellyclarkson.com) fan club members, ticket presale starts Friday, November 18, at 10 a.m. via ticketmaster.com. Call 954-797-5531 or visit hardrocklivehollywoodfl.com.