updated 09/14/2009 AT 7:00 AM ET
•originally published 09/14/2009 AT 8:30 AM ET
Though her new tune’s title, “Happy,” hints at glee, the lyrics of the song prove Leona Lewis’s heart is still mending. On her sophomore record Echo, due Nov. 17, she sings of finding the strength to push through life despite the struggles she knows are inevitable.
To listen to the single, click here.