"Eyes Closed" is a song by American electropop artist Halsey featured as the first promotional single off of her sophomore studio album Hopeless Fountain Kingdom. It was debuted on May 4, 2017 during Zane Lowe's Beats 1 Radio show.
On May 3, 2017, Halsey announced the debut of Eyes Closed via her Twitter account. This makes the song the first promotional single off of Hopeless Fountain Kingdom. “Eyes Closed” is about being in a new relationship but still having feelings for your ex. The Weeknd contributed to the song’s melody, as Halsey clarified in a direct message to a fan. “Eyes Closed” debuted on Beats 1 radio on May 4, 2017
Speaking about the song during an interview with Beats 1 Radio, Halsey stated the following:
"It’s this hyperbolized smash-cut fantasy Halsey cinematic universe interpretation of this very normal relationship I went through."It was performed live for the first time on May 13, 2017 at the Wango Tango music festival in Los Angeles.
The track was written by Halsey and The Weeknd and the song's producers Benny Blanco, Cashmere Cat and Happy Perez. It has been described as dark and sinister-sounding synth-y electro song.
Immediately following it's debut on May 4, 2017, Halsey uploaded the official audio for Eyes Closed to her YouTube channel.
On May 19th, Halsey returned to her roots of "Room 93" by releasing a stripped version of her track “Eyes Closed” and promoted the song on her twitter shortly after.
- ↑ h on Twitter
- ↑ http://i.imgur.com/oPXjX75.jpg
- ↑ Halsey shares new song 'Eyes Closed', teases collab with Lauren Jauregui
- ↑ http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/hear-halseys-menacing-eyes-closed-co-penned-by-the-weeknd-w480759