No Time For Tears
by Little Mix (featuring Nathan Dawe)

Album: single release only (2020)

Songfacts®:

  • Released on November 27, 2020 as a single for the Christmas market, this song finds the Little Mix girls moving on following a breakup. While not a festive song, the sentiment is relevant for the 2020 COVID pandemic when many had been left heartbroken at not being able to see loved ones.
  • The song is a collaboration with Nathan Dawe. He co-produced the track with Tre Jean-Marie, who previously worked with the British DJ on his hit single "Lighter."

    Dawe said it represents a different sound for the quartet. "Little Mix haven't really been on a song that sounds like this – it's so bass-heavy," he told The Sun. "But we've managed to mix their pop element and my bass, house element really well."
  • Little Mix's Jade Thirwall wrote the song with MNEK, who also co-penned and produced the girl band's previous single, "Sweet Melody."
  • Though Jesy Nelson had started a break from Little Mix in November 2020 for health reasons, she still features on this song. It was recorded before she temporarily stepped away from the girl group.

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