"DEAD"

*"Dead" Is The Lead Single Of Madison Beer's Debut EP, As She Pleases . It Was Released On May 19,2017

*The inspiration for the song came from a meme Madison saw online. Lyrically, the song is a play on the expression "I can't live without you. Madison first announced the song a week before its release and then proceeded with a countdown.

Produced by Michael Keenan

[Verse 1]
You could be here, but you're there
You could be anywhere
And these days I don't even care no more
You only be showing me love whenever you've had too much
Whatever's been filling your cup, no more

[Pre-Chorus]
Baby, no more showing up when you're not sober
At my front door just to say you're alone tonight
Yeah, tryna fuck me and my mind up
It's a reminder you're a liar, and you know I'm right

[Chorus]
You say you can't live without me
So why aren't you dead yet?
Why you still breathing?
And you say you can't live without me
Then why aren't you dead yet?
Why do you say that?

[Verse 2]
You could be here, but you're not
I give whatever you want, but you just take it and run
You run (oh run, run)
And I give you so many shots, but you just drinking 'em all
You never give it a thought, oh love (yeah)

[Pre-Chorus]
Baby, no more showing up when you're not sober (sober)
At my front door just to say you're alone tonight (alone tonight)
Yeah, tryna fuck me and my mind up
It's a reminder you're a liar, and you know I'm right

[Chorus]
You say you can't live without me
So why aren't you dead yet?
Why you still breathing?
And you say you can't live without me
Then why aren't you dead yet?
Why do you say that?

[Post-Chorus]
Why, why, why, why?
Why, why, why, why?
Why, why, why, why?
Why aren't you dead yet?

[Bridge]
Be careful what you say
Say only what you mean
Mean to me, then you're nice
You're nice, you're nice
It's nice to know you now
Now that it all went down
Down on your knees, you cry
You cry, you cry, yeah

[Chorus]
You say you can't live without me
So why aren't you dead yet?
Why you still breathing?
And you say you can't live without me
Then why aren't you dead yet?
Why do you say that?

[Post-Chorus]
Why, why, why, why?
Why, why, why, why?
Why, why, why, why?
Why aren't you dead yet?
Why, why, why, why?
Why, why, why, why?
Why aren't you dead yet?

What inspired this song?
In an interview with BUILD Series, Beer said the following:
It actually came from a photo that the writer and I saw of a little boy [pouting], and it says, um, ‘when your ex says he couldn’t live without you and you see him breathing.’ So, to me, we were like, that’s actually such a genius concept, because everyone’s been told, like, ‘I can’t live without you’…and then they end up breaking up and you end up obviously surviving.

R&B, Pop

"Dead" Track Info
Written By
Madison Beer, Michael Leary & Delacey
Published By
LiveMadLove & Artist Publishing Group West
Release Date
May 19, 2017