Breaking Me

Album: single release only (2019)
Charted: 3 53

Songfacts®:

  • Tobias Topic is a German DJ and producer who records dance-leaning pop anthems under the name Topic. He first broke through with his 2015 house song titled "Light It Up," which charted in the Top 20 in Australia, Austria and Germany.
  • This song is a collaboration with Swedish singer-songwriter Alexander Tidebrink, who performs under the name A7S. They wrote "Breaking Me" with Molly Irvine and René Miller during songwriting sessions in Berlin and Miami over the course of two months. Miller had previously collaborated with Topic on his club track, "Keep on Loving," where she performed the vocals.
  • The song splices lyrics about painful memories with an uplifting melody, which Topic and A7S described as "a meeting point between heartbreak and energetic beats."
  • Topic told Kiss FM that when he writes, he and his co-writers talk about what is happening in their lives and the emotions these events are creating. The lyrics for this song came out of these conversations.

    He added regarding the song's meaning: "'Breaking Me' is about a situation in a relationship with a certain dependency, in which one always gives a little more and 'breaks' because of that."

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