"Broken-Hearted Girl" is a song by American recording artist, Beyoncé Knowles. It was written by Knowles, Kenneth "Babyface" Edmonds, Mikkel Storleer Eriksen and Tor Erik Hermansen, and was produced by Knowles and Stargate for Knowles' third studio album, I Am... Sasha Fierce (2008). Having previously been announced as the album's sixth single, it was delayed, with "Sweet Dreams" released instead. "Broken-Hearted Girl" later became the album's seventh single, and was released on August 28, 2009.
An R&B and pop ballad, the song features a moderate tempo and uses piano, strings and drums. It received generally positive reviews from critics, who praised Knowles' vocal effort and the song's use of piano. It appeared on several singles charts, and reached the top twenty in Australia, Brazil, the Czech Republic, Germany and Ireland. The accompanying music video for "Broken-Hearted Girl" reminisces on a former relationship, and shows some scenes in reverse.
"Broken-Hearted Girl" is a mid-tempo piano-ballad written by Beyoncé Knowles, Kenneth "Babyface" Edmonds and co-written and produced by Stargate. The song was recorded at Roc the Mic Studios in New York City. It is written in D-minor,...