A ballad.

Cheat Codes re-worked their Demi Lovato-assisted track “No Promises” into a stunning acoustic ballad.

Not every song can make the transition from party anthem to acoustic ballad, but the electronic pop trio and the “Sorry Not Sorry” singer have the talent to take their collab “No Promises” into unfamiliar territory. The group stripped away the electro-tinged production and replaced it with strings and a piano, and the end-result is gorgeous.

“She cried tears of joy,” said Codes’ Matt Russell to W of playing Lovato the acoustic version for the first time. They also reflected on the creation process – it only took them a few hours to record.

The acoustic re-working just might be better than the original. Agree? Listen and watch the newly-edited video for the remix below and let us know what you think:

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