This somber piano ballad is a bonus track from Justin Bieber's third remix album, Believe Acoustic. The song was written and produced by Justin with the collaboration of his musical director Dan Kanter. It finds the Canadian teen expressing his feelings about his breakup with Selena Gomez, whom he dated for two years before splitting in late 2012. "It tells the whole story about how he broke up with her, she begged him to take her back, and then he decided he was done for good," a source told US Weekly. "This is his answer to Selena."
The song, particularly the second verse, appears to hint that the blame for the breakup rests on Gomez's shoulders. However, rather being angry, Justin showcases his hurt at the ending of their relationship. During an interview with Billboard magazine, the interviewer commented to him that the song "feels." Justin responded: "Because at the end of the day, there's nothing like us, you know? That's just it. It is what it is. People are going to relate to that."
This was a last-minute addition to Believe Acoustic. Manager Scooter Braun tweeted shortly before its release: "Up early working hard to get this last minute very heartfelt song the kid just wrote onto the #BelieveAcoustic album. #11songs."
The video was directed by Colin Tilley and produced by London Alley Entertainment. It was recorded on January 28, 2013 in Los Angeles.
When Believe Acoustic debuted at #1 on the Billboard 200, Justin was still only 18. In doing so he became the youngest artist to top the album chart five times.