Tear in My Heart
|"Tear in My Heart"|
|Single by Twenty One Pilots|
|from the album Blurryface|
|Released||April 6, 2015|
|Label||Fueled by Ramen|
|Twenty One Pilots singles chronology|
"Tear in My Heart" is a song written and recorded by American musical duo Twenty One Pilots, for their fourth studio album Blurryface. The song was released as a single on April 6, 2015 and was released to radio on April 14 of the same year.
A music video for "Tear in My Heart" was uploaded to YouTube on April 6, 2015 and was directed by Marc Klasfeld. In addition to both band members, lead singer Tyler Joseph's wife Jenna, who he married the previous month, also appears in the music video.
The music video for "Tear in My Heart" shows Joseph and Dun performing in Chinatown, Los Angeles, with Joseph singing in the town square. The people don't notice them while Joseph sings the first verse of the song. As more people begin to notice them, their eyes distort. The buildings surrounding Joseph and Dun begin to crumble, as Joseph notices his wife in the group of people; he then proceeds to follow her down an alley and into a restaurant. Jenna sings the lyrics "sometimes you've got to bleed and know / that you're alive and have a soul". Joseph then sings the following line, "but it takes someone to come around / to show you how". Jenna starts choking, punching, kicking, and beating Joseph until he is bleeding. Jenna then holds his chin and they kiss.
Twenty One Pilots performed a remix of Tear in My Heart by DJ SoySauce at their Emotional Roadshow concert in Cincinnati, Ohio, in the form of a drum line which consisted of Dun and two other men in hazmat suits beside him. This was continued to be done throughout the tour.
|Digital download / stream|
|1.||"Tear in My Heart"||3:08|
- Tyler Joseph – vocals, piano, programming, guitar, synthesizers
- Josh Dun – drums, percussion, backing vocals
- Ricky Reed – bass guitar, programming
|Canada (Music Canada)||Gold||40,000^|
|United States (RIAA)||2× Platinum||2,000,000|
^shipments figures based on certification alone
|Worldwide||April 6, 2015||Fueled by Ramen|
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