In a Songfacts interview
, Ward explained what it was like performing "Cure My Tragedy" for the band's live DVD released in 2016. "We did a piano version of it with strings involved, and it was very beautiful," he said. "When the strings started up that night for that song, I got to the first verse and I stopped the song. We were recording it, so I was like, 'We're gonna have to do this again.' My sister was there. She was still very sick with her second bout of cancer, so she was in the audience, and she had left early because she was feeling really bad, but when I came out to do that song, she was still in the room as far as I was concerned. And trying to play that song in front of my family, I broke down. Then I caught myself, and I was like, 'Let's do this. This is what Cold is about.' So, I gathered up enough courage and we did another take and we pulled it off. But it was really tough... even talking about it right now with you is tough. So, I'm hoping we can do it on this tour. I really want to pull it off and I want to overcome that with me. It's my goal to be able to perform that song well without losing my s--t."