Halsey Nods to Justin Timberlake On Kiss-Off 'Without Me': Listen

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Ever the beneficiant pop star, Halsey took a while in between her intensive Hopeless Fountain Kingdom tour to deal with followers to a brand new single. The alt-pop idol unveiled the devastating kiss-off “Without Me” on Beats 1 Radio with Zane Lowe at the moment (Oct. four).

“Questioning your goal and your effort in a relationship will be complicated and draining,” Halsey defined to Lowe, “But it’s necessary to self-reflect and know your value and worth.”

“Without Me” dives deep into the remorse that Halsey felt after the demise of a relationship — ostensibly with Bay Area rapper G-Eazy. The couple has since gotten again collectively.

The track quotes the pre-chorus from Justin Timberlake’s traditional “Cry Me A River," and provides a haze of hi-hats and watery reverb. “Does it ever get lonely/Thinking you would reside with out me?” Halsey sings.

The recording course of for the observe, she admitted on Twitter, was very emotional for the singer. "I cried the entire time I recorded it," Halsey tweeted moments after "Without Me" was formally launched. "But now I really feel proud. And empowered."

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