You Don't Do It For Me

Album: Tell Me You Love Me (2017)
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Songfacts®:

  • This slinky breakup song is a soulful kiss-off to a former flame.

    I won't fall for your games, so don't hate me when I say
    That you don't do it for me anymore


    Lovato's direct and fiery dismissal to her ex-lover is brutally honest.
  • The song is not only a breakup number – it also has a second meaning about Lovato's recovery from addiction to drugs and alcohol. Speaking with Next Radio, Lovato explained she is breaking up with her old self, that person who was drawn to abusing substances.
  • The R&B slow jam was penned by Ashe, Gladius, Jonas Jeberg and Chloe Angelides. Ashe recalled the session that produced the song to Pop Crush:

    "There were four writers in the room and I think that song, for all of us was a therapy session. Getting to see it performed by a larger than life artist, to me at least, and seeing someone like that sing your words, is completely insane."

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