“Behind These Hazel Eyes” is a song recorded by American singer Kelly Clarkson for her second studio album, Breakaway (2004). It was written by Clarkson with the song’s producers Max Martin and Dr. Luke. The song was released on April 11, 2005 as the second single from the album. Clarkson considered “Behind These Hazel Eyes” as one of her favorite songs and she once intended to name Breakaway after the song. “Behind These Hazel Eyes” is an uptempo pop rock song that incorporates crunchy guitars which are pulsated with driving beats and anthemic choruses; it narrates Clarkson’s broken relationship with her ex-boyfriend.