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Dua Lipa's "Break My Heart" Is the perfect quarantine anthem

  • Dua Lipa's "Break My Heart" Is the Perfect Quarantine Anthem
    On ‘Break My Heart’, Lipa questions whether falling in love with someone new will result in yet more pain. Dua Lipa's "Break My Heart" Is the Perfect Quarantine Anthem
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"I hope [the album] brings you some happiness," she said through tears. “And I hope it makes you smile, and I hope it makes you dance. I hope I make you proud.”

On ‘Break My Heart’, Lipa questions whether falling in love with someone new will result in yet more pain. Continuing the ’80s-inspired style of previous cuts, the track credits INXS‘s Michael Hutchence and Andrew Farriss as co-writers owing to its ‘Need You Tonight’ sample.

She took to Instagram live earlier this week to announce her decision to move her album from April 3 to the new date, acknowledging that the current global Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic played a pivotal role. "I hope [the album] brings you some happiness," she said through tears. “And I hope it makes you smile, and I hope it makes you dance. I hope I make you proud. ”

The track, which samples INXS’s “Need You Tonight” from 1987, also features a chorus that is eerily timely given the current wave of self-quarantines and isolation at home. She sings, “I would've stayed at home, 'cause I was always better alone / But when you said' hello ', I knew it was the end of it all / I should've stayed at home,' cause now there ain't no letting you go / Am I falling in love with the one that could break my heart? ”

During an emotional Instagram Live video earlier this week Lipa announced that she had pushed forward the album. She suggested that the ongoing coronavirus crisis played a part in the change.

Elsewhere, Lipa opened up about how her upcoming new song ‘Boys Will Be Boys’ raises the issue of sexual harassment head-on.