Above: Selena Gomez | Kill Em With Kindness.
“Kill Em With Kindness” is a song recorded by American singer Selena Gomez for her second studio album Revival released in the year 2015. Selena Gomez co-wrote the track with Antonina Armato, Tim James, Benjamin Levin, and Dave Audé. It was produced by Rock Mafia and Benny Blanco, with additional production by R3drum. The song was serviced to contemporary hit radio on May 3, 2016 as the fourth and final single from the album. “Kill Em With Kindness” is a dance pop and tropical house song. It is believed that the song was conceived after Selena Gomez faced criticism over her weight during a trip to beautiful Mexico.
Lyrically, “Kill Em With Kindness” talks about being kind to mean people, and has a positive message of kindly ignoring instead of responding to mean people. Music critics mostly praised its uplifting message, the song’s sonic environment, and considered it a highlight. The accompanying music video for the song was directed by Emil Nava and released on June 6, 2016. The black and white video shows the singer in a photo shoot set with dancers doing interpretive dance and shots of bullets and blood-dripped flowers. The “Kill Em With Kindness” song is part of her Revival Tour.
Selena Gomez was the lead singer of the band Selena Gomez & the Scene, releasing three studio albums and one remix album. Selena Gomez has also released two studio albums, one EP, and one compilation album during her solo career as a singer.
Selena Gomez & The Scene Albums:
Kiss & Tell (2009)
A Year Without Rain (2010)
When the Sun Goes Down (2011)
Selena Gomez Solo Albums:
Stars Dance (2013)
Selena Gomez Concert Tours:
Stars Dance Tour (2013)
Revival Tour (2016)