Stone Cold

Album: Confident (2015)
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Songfacts®:

  • Written by Demi Lovato with Swedish artist Laleh and Gustaf Thörn, this soul-influenced piano ballad finds the songstress singing about the pain of watching an ex with someone else and trying to be happy for them. "I have songs that I have written specifically because there wasn't anything out there that I could relate to that on level," said Lovato to Radio.com of the track "I knew other people needed that song as well, it's gonna give them that voice that they need to hear in order to get past things and process how they feel."

    Lovato debuted the song on September 29, 2015 during her performance at the Highline Ballroom in Manhattan.
  • Lovato performed the song as well as a medley of "Cool For The Summer" and "Confident" on the October 17, 2015 episode of Saturday Night Live.
  • The video finds Lovato both distraught in a bathtub and climbing a snow-topped mountain in Utah searching for catharsis in the empty wilderness. The singer explained in an Instagram post that she wanted the music clip to convey how much the song "hurts." She wrote:

    "When I shot this video, I didn't want it to be anything close to glamorous or anywhere near 'sexy.' I wanted it to be like nothing that I've ever put in the creative to a video I've shot.

    This song hurts. So unbelievably bad. And when I perform it on a TV show, in rehearsals or even in a bathtub, it completely takes me to a different place.

    This song was so therapeutic to write and record, and because of that I wanted to translate that same emotion onto the screen."

Comments: 1

  • Faafiusagote from Samoai really love this song and it so emotional and really touched my heart hearing the pain and so much hurt feeling that actually felt by singer.
    I love the song and the singer so much. Love you Demi, my favourite artist ever.
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