Forget Forever

Album: Stars Dance (2013)

Songfacts®:

  • This Monsters & Strangerz and Jason Evigan penned breakup song created a stir amongst Selena's fans on its release with many wondering if she was singing about the ending of her relationship with Justin Bieber. When asked by Jam! Music whether she was referencing her former Canadian beau, Selena was purposely vague. "I actually didn't write that song - it was one of the first songs I ever recorded for the album," she said. "It's actually a really fun track... and it kind of felt like an anthem song. I wouldn't necessarily call it a U2, Coldplay feel but you know when you're in a stadium and it's one of those really big anthems? That feeling of having that vibe. I think that was a beautiful song so no (I wasn't heartbroken), I loved it."
  • Selena listed this song about letting go of the past as one of her favorite songs on Stars Dance. She said: "It's a really beautiful song. It has meaning behind it and it was a really special time in the studio. I got to be with the writers and just enjoy being in that moment. That was a really fun emotional song for me to sing but then I just kind of wanted to dance after I released it because it felt like I got to release this feeling that I had and it's a beautiful song."
  • Selena was upset that fans assumed she singing about Justin when the song leaked, as it wasn't the songstress' intention at all. "Afterward, it sounded like it was written about that," admitted Jason Evigan to MTV News. "And I think she was upset about it because she didn't want to write a song about 'You broke my heart.'"

    "She's empowering," he added. "She wants to be empowering for these girls not to dwell on guys when guys break your heart. She's super uplifting, positive, amazing person who's, spiritually, she's really strong."

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