I don't even care about the time I've got left here
The only thing I know now is that I want to spend it
With you, with you
Nobody else here
Tonight is gonna be the loneliest
"The Loneliest" is a brooding rock ballad set during the last night Måneskin singer Damiano David spends with his lover. The reason for his leaving is unclear - maybe he's moving somewhere far away - but David is heartbroken by their split.
The future is bleak without his sweetheart. Devoid of her, David thinks about his own passing.
There's a few lines that I have wrote
In case of death, that's what I want
They will always be part of each other, so David has written this song for her to play when she misses him.
I'm sorry but I gotta go
If you'll ever miss me
Give this song another go
Damiano David described "The Loneliest" as a personal song that he hopes the listener can "relate to it in your own way."
The Italian glam rockers said of this sad breakup anthem, "'The Loneliest' has a strong emotional charge, being a cross between a love letter, a farewell, and a will. That's what you would say to the people you love when something good ends. They are important lyrics for us: they express a message of universal love."
The four band members wrote "The Loneliest" with James Abrahart, Jason Evigan, Rami Yacoub, and Sarah Hudson. Yacoub also helped Måneskin write their "Supermodel
Måneskin produced the slow-burning power ballad with Fabrizio Farraguzzo, the Italian outfit's regular co-producer since their 2018 Il ballo della vita album.
Måneskin released "The Loneliest" on October 7, 2022, after first teasing the track a couple of weeks prior. The band debuted the song at the 500-capacity The Underworld in London. "Here we wrote some of our best songs so we thought it would be a good place to present our new single," David explained to the audience of the band's decision to fly to London for the one-off show.