Unfriend You

Album: Hold On 'Til the Night (2011)
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  • Several songs on teen singer/songwriter Greyson Chance's debut album Hold On 'Til the Night focus on dealing with heartbreak, including this single. Greyson told Billboard magazine it is a subject he's all too familiar with, even at 13. "When all this first started... they started putting me in the studio and I was cutting records, and it was a mixture of being excited and being very nervous," he said. "I didn't really know who I was at this moment, so I took this record to evolve into myself and put myself in my music. And also, I was going through a heartbreak at the time, and that's where most of the lyrics come from. This record really helped me gain courage and strength, and for the fans, I hope they gain courage and strength from it as well."
  • Greyson told MTV News why this was chosen as the lead single from his debut album. He explained, "I think 'Unfriend You' is an amazing record because, one, it's a breakup song, which breakup songs are always fun, and two, it's referencing social media, especially in this day and age, I think it's very important to reference social media in music."
  • The music video features actress and singer Ariana Grande playing Greyson's former girlfriend. Ariana is best known for playing the role of Cat Valentine on Victorious.
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