Demi Lovato released a brand new track supposedly unscheduled, as the song did not appear on any streaming platform initially. The song, titled “Still Have Me,” was dropped on Twitter on October 1, 2020, possibly out of grief, as the song dives into the breakup of engagement with Max Ehrich.
Demi Lovato and Max Ehrich called off their relationship just after two months into their engagement on September 24, 2020. The two got together in May 2020. However, sources close to Demi say that Max has been using Demi for her fame, and once he was fed enough, he made sure that the relationship ran its course.
On “Still Have Me,” Demi Lovato pours her feelings on being shattered and being led to believe in a fake relationship for the entirety of its timeline. However, one thing that no one can take away from her is herself. So, despite what happens, she still has her.
Listen to “Still Have Me” by Demi Lovato
“Still Have Me” Lyrics Meaning and Song Review
In the first verse of the song, Demi Lovato admits that this breakup has left her devastated. She is still picking up the pieces after her heart was broken for the millionth time. This wound is very fresh as of the release of the song. Hence, it makes sense that she is absolutely broken down, coming back to zero from being engaged. She feels like she is surrounded by darkness all around her.
Demi Lovato says that she feels as if the whole world around her is crumbling down. What they built over the months, that lead to an engagement, fell apart in front of her feet. This must be quite painful.
In the hook of the song, Demi Lovato tries to find some peace through the knowledge that she still has herself. Although he was able to steal her faith in everything, she still believes in herself. This will be a slow recovery process, but sure enough, she will get there.
Being in a relationship, however fake it might, feels like the highest of highs. An engagement is one of the sweetest summits a couple could reach. However, having to realize that it was all fake is absolutely crushing. The higher you fly, the harder you fall. So, the best approach is to learn to enjoy your own company. At least they will not let you down.
The song comes from one of the freshest wounds of Demi Lovato and the pain is obvious from her tone and the lyrics. Let us hear what you think about the song in the comments below.
Check out the complete lyrics and further meaning breakdown on Genius.