Heartbreak Express by Dolly Parton
In 1982, Dolly Parton gave us “Heartbreak Express,” a song about bidding farewell to a love that wasn’t meant to be. Through this track, Dolly sings about boarding the “Heartbreak Express” and leaving behind a relationship that caused her pain.
You can view the lyrics, alternate interprations and sheet music for Dolly Parton's Heartbreak Express at Lyrics.org.
This song is a part of the album also titled “Heartbreak Express.” The album, as a whole, captures the various facets of love, from the highs of romance to the lows of heartbreak. Each song tells a story, and “Heartbreak Express” is no different, painting a vivid picture of a woman taking control of her destiny.
Dolly Parton, throughout her musical journey, has never shied away from exploring complex emotions. Her songs resonate because they’re genuine, and “Heartbreak Express” is a perfect example of how she can transform personal experiences into relatable music for her listeners.