8 Musicians Who Got Back Together with Their Ex After Releasing Breakup Song

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When a big-name musician breaks up with his/her love, chances are that, if the relationship was significant enough, the separation will fuel some future tunes. And even if it wasn’t all that significant, you can still get some great music from the experience. (See: basically the entirety of Taylor Swift‘s 1989 album post-split from Harry Styles.) We’ve seen it happen with Taylor Swift & Joe Jonas, Joe Jonas & Demi Lovato, Britney Spears & Justin Timberlake… You get it.

What seems to be rare, though, is the amount of musicians who get back together with the person who inspired their heartbreaking tracks. But it does happen on occasion. Here are eight such celebrities who reunited with their former flame after penning and releasing a song about their very-public breakup: