October 8, 2013 by staff · Comments Off
Heartbreaker Justin Bieber, Justin Bieber’s “Music Mondays” release series has kicked off on Monday (Oct. 7) with “Heartbreaker,” a contemplative track that the pop superstar has teased since early June.
“Don’t tell me I’m a heartbreaker/’Cuz girl, my heart’s breaking,” Bieber sings on the hook, as chirps of “heartbreaker, heartbreaker” fill the empty spaces around the vocal. A simple acoustic lick and snare taps set the scene for what amounts to Bieber’s most direct stab at adult R&B to date, complete with the spoken-word breakdown that one might find on a Boyz II Men song.
“It’s a song for people going through a heartbreak — like I was when I wrote it,” Bieber wrote of “Heartbreaker,” which alludes to his break-up with Selena Gomez late last year, in the song’s iTunes description, which he then posted on Twitter. “It means so much to me to be able to share what I was, and still am going through, with my fans. I’m very proud of this song and I hope it give my fans some insight into my heart.”