Justify (The Rasmus song)

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"Justify"
Single by The Rasmus
from the album Black Roses
Released January 30, 2009[1]
Format CD single
Digital download
Recorded September 2007 - April 2008[2]
Genre Symphonic metal, alternative metal, progressive rock
Label Playground Music
Writer(s) Lauri Ylönen, Pauli Rantasalmi, Desmond Child[2] James Michael
Producer(s) Desmond Child, Harry Sommerdahl[2]
The Rasmus singles chronology
"Livin' in a World Without You"
(2008)
"Justify"
(2009)
"October & April"
(2009)
Black Roses track listing
"Ghost of Love"
(3)
"Justify"
(4)
"Your Forgiveness"
(5)

"Justify" is the second single released from the 2008 album, Black Roses by the Finnish rock band, The Rasmus.

The song is a slow, dark ballad with Nine Inch Nails and The Cure influences.[3] The first demo for "Justify" was created in Los Angeles, California, at both James Michael's and Desmond Child's studios in January 2007.

Tracklist[edit]

  1. "Justify"
  2. "Yesterday You Threw Away Tomorrow"
  3. "Justify (Brown Version)" (iTunes Bonus)

Video[edit]

Lauri in the music video for "Justify"

The music video for the single was filmed on November 9, 2008. It begins with lead singer Lauri Ylönen confined to a chair. He starts to cry tears of black ink, which gradually flood the room throughout the video and seemingly drown him.

Charts[edit]

Chart (2008–2009)[4] Peak
position
Austria Singles Chart 61
German Singles Chart 56
Slovakia Airplay Chart[5] 72

References[edit]

  1. ^ Amazon.de
  2. ^ a b c MySpace
  3. ^ Soundi 8/2008
  4. ^ aCharts.us
  5. ^ Sns Ifpi

External links[edit]