Demi Lovato's Single 'Skyscraper' Hits #1 On iTunes And She Reveals It Was Her 'Cry For Help'!

Tue, July 12, 2011 2:29pm EDT by 5 Comments
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Demi Lovato’s new single is FINALLY here and it’s absolutely amazing! She even reveals she recorded this before rehab, at her lowest point, and says it was her ‘cry for help’. Are you guys already obsessed?

Wow! Demi Lovato promised an inspirational song and boy, did she deliver. “Skyscraper” was released today, as promised, and it has shot up to number 1 on the iTunes Top 100 chart. The lyrics are powerful and moving: “Would it make you feel better to watch me while I bleed? All my windows, still are broken, but I’m standing on my feet.” Demi spoke to Ryan Seacrest this morning about the song, her first release since her treatment for an eating disorder and depression, and she confessed she recorded it in the midst of all of her problems. She tried to re-record the song after her treatment but it didn’t have the same feeling in it.

You can hear Demi’s raw and painful emotions in every word of the song. “Do you have to make me feel like there is nothing left of me?” she soulfully croons.

Demi admitted to Ryan that the song made her cry, and she wants the message conveyed to young girls struggling with similar issues that if they hit rock bottom, things will get better.

“When I first heard this song it was over a year ago and it was before anything had happened […] I instantly gravitated towards it and I was like I have to record this I don’t care if I didn’t write on it. I have to record this I’m obsessed with it,” she explained.

Recording the song was quite the emotional experience for Demi. “I just sat there and I just cried my eyes out. I was almost doubled over in emotion it was crazy, and we finished the song and then I went through everything. And then I tried to rerecord it but it didn’t have that same emotion and I don’t know that same cry for help when I first
recorded it.”

Demi continues to be a wonderful role model to all of her devoted fans. Her music video for the song premieres tomorrow — we can’t wait!

What do you guys think of her new single? Is it her best song yet? Listen and tell us your opinions in the comments below.

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