February 27th, 2014
05:56 PM ET

Listen to Lea Michele's emotional song about Cory Monteith

After losing her boyfriend and co-star Cory Monteith last summer, Lea Michele channeled her emotions into song.

The singer/actress has said that the track "If You Say So" on her upcoming album, "Louder," is a deeply personal one, as it reflects on Monteith's passing. It's also one of the only songs that Monteith didn't get the chance to hear.

Although Michele said in a Facebook Q&A Wednesday that she wasn't sure what the next single from the record would be, the emotional "If You Say So" has fond its way online.

The song appears to set the scene as seven days post-Monteith's death, as she sings, "It's been seven whole days/ Without your embrace/ I wanna see your face/ I've got some things to say/ It was just a week ago/ You said, 'I love you, girl'/ I said, 'I love you more' ... He said, 'If you say so.'"

Michele put her album on hold while she mourned her loss, and when she got back to work she saw her album as a chance to express herself. While working with songwriter Sia, out came "If You Say So" and the 27-year-old's lead single from the album, "Cannonball."

"I figured I had the opportunity, if I want to add anything," Michele's explained to MTV. "And we sat down and we came up with 'If You Say So,' which is a very, very, very personal, it's a very personal and it's a very intense song for me."

Michele's album "Louder" arrives March 4.


Filed under: Celebrities • Glee • Music • television

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