This emotional anthem was born out of a pivotal time in Paul Klein's life. The LANY frontman first met the UK singer Dua Lipa in the summer of 2017 and the pair dated for five months before splitting in January 2018, Klein reportedly wrote "Thru These Tears" shortly after the "New Rules
" songstress dumped him.You said it was over, but when we got closer, you cried on my shoulder
In the end I'm gonna be alright, but it might take 100 sleepless nights to make the memories of you disappear
But right now I can't see nothing through these tears
Resolving to throw himself into a new creative project after the breakup, Klein set aside 50 days to come up with material for LANY's second album. He used writing as a form of inner-therapy and came out the other end with a collection of songs about the breakdown of his relationship with Lipa. Throughout the sessions for Malibu Nights
, this euphoric pop banger with a fragile heart became the track that the band would continually return to first.