Demi Lovato sang about her near-fatal 2018 overdose in the candid lyrics for her new single Dancing With The Devil, which was released on Friday.
The 28-year-old singer was hospitalized in July 2018 after a night of partying after an overdose of heroin with the dangerous sedative fentanyl.
Looking back at the terrifying moment in her song, Demi claimed she ‘nearly reached heaven’ and ‘got out of hand’ at that moment.
Honestly: Demi Lovato claimed she was ‘nearly reaching heaven’ as she contemplated her near-fatal 2018 overdose in lyrics for her new single Dancing With The Devil, which was released on Friday.
Her song, the lead single from her new album Dancing with the Devil… the Art of Starting Over, saw her suggest that her overdose was “closer than you know.”
Demi’s lyrics were: ‘Dancing with the devil / Out of control / Almost made to heaven / It was closer than you know (closer than you know).
“Playing with the enemy (oh) / Gambling with my soul / It’s so hard to say no / When you’re dancing with the devil.”
Demi has been open about her long struggle with substance abuse and her difficulty in taking control of her life, saying she previously “ had to die to essentially wake up. ”
Struggle: Looking back at the terrifying moment in her song, Demi said she was ‘out of control’ at the time, suggesting her overdose was ‘closer than you know’ (photo on Monday)
New Music: Lovato is gearing up for the release of her next album, Dancing With the Devil… The Art of Starting Over, due out on April 2nd.
In an interview with CBS Sunday morning On Sunday, Demi said she was just minutes from death when she was found that fateful night.
“The doctors told me I had five to 10 minutes and … as if if no one had found me, I wouldn’t be here,” she said in a clip released Friday.
“And I’m grateful to be here today,” she told correspondent Tracy Smith.
She explained in the conversation that she is now in a much better place: ‘I feel good … I feel more joy in my life than I have ever felt because [I’m not] to calm or diminish part of myself. ‘
Drug abuse: 28-year-old singer was hospitalized after a night of partying in July 2018 following an overdose of heroin containing the dangerous sedative fentanyl
Thoughts: Demi has been open about her long struggle with substance abuse and her difficulty in taking control of her life, saying recently that she ‘had to die to essentially wake up’
Demi recently admitted that the traumatic event left her legally blind and is still dealing with hearing loss, ringing in her ears, and blind spots in her vision.
The musician made this revelation in her new documentary Dancing with the Devil, which debuted at the SXSW Film Festival on Tuesday.
She said in the doctor that she could not see her sister during a bedside visit after her overdose, TMZ reported.
Blinded: Demi admitted the traumatic event had left her legally blind in her new documentary, saying she is still dealing with hearing loss, tinnitus, and blind spots in her sight
Misery period: Demi admitted to CBS on Sunday that the relapse came after a period of deep misery: ‘However, I have been sober for years, but I still feel miserable’
‘It was interesting how quickly I adapted. ‘I didn’t give myself time to feel really sad about it. I just thought, “How do I fix it?” She said according to the publication.
In a preview of the documentary released last month, she said she had suffered a heart attack and three strokes in the aftermath of her June 2018 overdose in her Los Angeles home.
Demi admitted to CBS that the relapse came after a period of deep unhappiness: “I’ve been sober for years, but I still feel miserable.”
New System: Demi is now milder with her sobriety, allowing moderate use of alcohol and marijuana, noting that the parameters of her recovery may not be effective for everyone
‘I had no control over my life at the time. But yes, I also had to grow up and take charge.
‘And that’s something I’ve only done in the past two years of my life [why] I now have control over my finances. I’m now in control of… the food I eat, how often I exercise, ”she told Smith.
Demi is now gearing up for the release of her next album, Dancing With the Devil… The Art of Starting Over, on April 2nd.
Demi has softened with her sobriety, allowing her to use alcohol and marijuana moderately, noting that the parameters of her recovery may not be effective for everyone.
She said in an interview, “ I would say I think the term I best identify with is California sober …
You know, I’m careful to say that just as I think the method of complete abstinence isn’t a one-size-fits-all solution for everyone, I don’t think this journey of moderation is a one-size-fits-all solution. -all is. -all solution also for everyone. ‘
New Document: In a preview of the documentary released last month, Lovato said that in the aftermath of her June 2018 overdose in her Los Angeles home, she suffered a heart attack and three strokes.