Justify (The Rasmus song)

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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 rock
Label Playground Music
Songwriter(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"
"October & April"
"Livin' in a World Without You"
"October & April"
Black Roses track listing
"Ghost of Love"
"Your Forgiveness"

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

The song is a symphonic rock song (pehmorock or "plush rock" in Finnish.)[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.

Track list[edit]

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


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.


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


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