Halsey – If I Can’t Have Love, I Want Power Lyrics & Tracklist

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"If I Can't Have Love, I Want Power," is a fourth studio album by a rising American singer and songwriter, released on August 27, 2021. The album, produced by Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross of Nine Inch Nails, marks a departure from her previous pop-focused sound and instead leans heavily into industrial and rock influences.

The album's themes revolve around the intersection of power, love, and motherhood, with Halsey exploring the complexities and contradictions of each. The songs delve into personal experiences, including Halsey's struggles with fertility, pregnancy, and childbirth, as well as societal issues such as misogyny and toxic masculinity.

The album's lead single, "I Am Not a Woman, I'm a God," showcases Halsey's powerful vocals and the album's industrial sound. The album features collaborations with Dave Grohl of Foo Fighters, Lindsey Buckingham of Fleetwood Mac, and Dave Sitek of TV on the Radio.

In addition to the album, Halsey released an hour-long film of the same name, directed by Colin Tilley. The film features each of the album's songs in a visual and conceptual narrative that explores the themes of the album in a visceral and intense way.

"If I Can't Have Love, I Want Power" has been met with critical acclaim, with many praising Halsey's willingness to take risks and push boundaries in her music. The album debuted at number four on the US Billboard 200 and topped the UK Albums Chart, marking Halsey's first number one album in the UK. The album cements Halsey's reputation as an innovative and fearless artist who is unafraid to explore new sounds and themes in her music. Below you can find a to z all track details, with lyrics and videos.

If I Can’t Have Love, I Want Power album Cover

If I Can’t Have Love, I Want Power album cover

Cast & Crew

  • Artist/Band
  • Release Date
  • August 27, 2021
  • Producer(s)
  • Atticus Ross & Trent Reznor
  • Writer(s)
  • Trent Reznor, John Cunningham, Atticus Ross, Halsey