"Leave Before You Love Me"
Single by Marshmello and Jonas Brothers
ReleasedMay 21, 2021 (2021-05-21)
GenreSynth-pop
Length2:34
Label
Songwriter(s)
Producer(s)
Marshmello singles chronology
"Do You Believe"
(2021)
"Leave Before You Love Me"
(2021)
"Back in Time"
(2021)
Jonas Brothers singles chronology
"I Need You Christmas"
(2020)
"Leave Before You Love Me"
(2021)
"Remember This"
(2021)
Lyric video
"Leave Before You Love Me" on YouTube

"Leave Before You Love Me" is a song by American record producer Marshmello and American group Jonas Brothers. It was released as a single on May 21, 2021. Produced by Marshmello and co-produced by Alesso, Digital Farm Animals, and Heavy Mellow, the three producers wrote the song alongside Geoff Morrow, Richard Boardman and Pablo Bowman of the songwriting collective the Six, Christian Arnold, David Martin, Phil Plested, and William Vaughan. This song interpolates David Martin's song "Can't Smile Without You" into its chorus. Programming was solely handled by Marshmello and mixing and mastering was handled by Manny Marroquin, who also helms the role of studio personnel in the creation of the song.[1] Of the Jonas Brothers' members individual contributions to the song, brothers Nick and Joe handle the lead vocals and brother Kevin plays guitar and background vocals. The song serves as the Jonas Brothers' first release of 2021.

Background

The song is a "sweet hooky pop ballad" that features "handclaps, a groove and the type of vibe that should break hearts all over the globe".[2][3] The song was announced on May 20, 2021, one day prior to the release of the song, in which a snippet of the song would be able to be heard if the song is pre-saved.[4]

A lyric video was published to the Jonas Brothers YouTube channel on the same day as its release.[5]

Music video

The official music video of the song, directed by Christian Breslauer was released to Marshmello's YouTube channel on May 24, 2021.[6] He and the Jonas Brothers perform in a subway and on a roof at night. The visuals open with Nick from the brother band sitting alone on a subway train before he joins his bandmates/brothers and Marshmello on the subway platform and later on a roof. He and his older brother Joe sing about regret and moving on before further heartbreak ensues.[7]

Live performances

Marshmello and the Jonas Brothers performed the song at the 2021 Billboard Music Awards on May 23, 2021, two days after the song's release.[8] The group also performed "Sucker", "Only Human", "Remember This", and "What a Man Gotta Do".[9]

Charts

Chart performance for "Leave Before You Love Me"
Chart (2021) Peak
position
Australia (ARIA)[10] 26
Austria (Ö3 Austria Top 40)[11] 63
Belgium (Ultratop 50 Flanders)[12] 32
Belgium (Ultratop 50 Wallonia)[13] 7
Canada (Canadian Hot 100)[14] 13
Canada AC (Billboard)[15] 6
Canada CHR/Top 40 (Billboard)[16] 8
Canada Hot AC (Billboard)[17] 2
CIS (Tophit)[18] 3
Czech Republic (Rádio Top 100)[19] 33
Global 200 (Billboard)[20] 40
Hungary (Rádiós Top 40)[21] 17
Hungary (Single Top 40)[22] 8
Ireland (IRMA)[23] 37
Japan Hot Overseas (Billboard)[24] 7
Lithuania (AGATA)[25] 31
Mexico Airplay (Billboard)[26] 2
Netherlands (Dutch Top 40)[27] 8
Netherlands (Single Top 100)[28] 30
New Zealand Hot Singles (RMNZ)[29] 14
Poland (Polish Airplay Top 100)[30] 4
Portugal (AFP)[31] 93
Romania (Airplay 100)[32] 20
Russia Airplay (Tophit)[33] 6
Singapore (RIAS)[34] 15
Slovakia (Rádio Top 100)[35] 46
Slovakia (Singles Digitál Top 100)[36] 67
South Africa (RISA)[37] 41
South Korea (Gaon)[38] 111
UK Singles (OCC)[39] 24
US Billboard Hot 100[40] 19
US Adult Contemporary (Billboard)[41] 13
US Adult Top 40 (Billboard)[42] 7
US Mainstream Top 40 (Billboard)[43] 9
US Rolling Stone Top 100[44] 41

Release history

Release dates and formats for "Leave Before You Love Me"
Region Date Formats Label Ref.
Various May 21, 2021 Republic [45]

References

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