Die For You
by Joji

Album: Smithereens (2022)
Charted: 39
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Songfacts®:

  • Joji recorded "Die For You" for his third album, Smithereens. The record finds the Japanese singer-songwriter trying to pick up the pieces after a breakup while still feeling strong emotions for his ex. During this song, Joji tells his former romantic partner about his state of mind.
  • Joji knows he needs to move on, but he's lonely and lost without her head on his shoulders. He is pleased she's happy without him, but misses her presence in his life. Joji still loves his ex so much he'd die for her if he had to.
  • The song interpolates the chorus from Joji's 2018 track "R.I.P." where he repeats the line "I would die for you" several times.
  • Joji co-wrote "Die For You" with Dewain Whitmore Jr. (Martin Garrix's "Ocean," Zara Larsson's "Talk About Love"), Patrick "J.Que" Smith (Usher's "Yeah!"), Beyonce's "Best Thing I Never Had"), and Wes Singerman (88rising & NIKI's "Indigo," Kehlani's "Little Story").

    Singerman also co-produced the track with Jacob Ray and Taydex. All three producers worked together on Indonesian singer NIKI's 2019 Head in the Clouds II album. NIKI is Joji's 88rising labelmate.

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