Selena Gomez Says New Album Will not Have Unhappy Songs: It Just Doesn’t Match Where I Am

Selena Gomez Says New Album Won't Have Sad Songs: "It Just Doesn't Match Where I Am"

New Selena Gomez music has arrived! On Aug. 25, the 31-year-old singer dropped her highly-anticipated track, “Single Soon,” and it is positively the proper observe to wrap up summer season. Within the accompanying video — which pays tribute to Sarah Jessica Parker’s “Sex and the City” character, Carrie Bradshaw — Gomez is proven having a enjoyable evening out in town together with her girlfriends after breaking apart together with her associate.

On June 13, the singer teased her fourth album in a sequence of black and white photographs that pictured her behind a mic. “Don’t worry guys, it’s coming. Even from Paris,” Gomez captioned an Instagram carousel, hinting that new music was on the way in which. She lastly confirmed hypothesis on Aug. 17 when she introduced her subsequent single. She wrote on Instagram, “Y’all have been asking for new music for a while. Since I’m not quite done with SG3, I wanted to put out a fun little song I wrote a while back that’s perfect for the end of summer. SINGLE SOON. August 25th. Presave it now. .” It is unclear if “Single Soon” will seem on her upcoming album “SG3,” a follow-up to 2020’s “Rare.”

Gomez beforehand mentioned her many initiatives in a Could 2022 look on the “Crew Call” podcast with “Only Murders in the Building” cocreator John Hoffman. Through the interview, Gomez revealed that her return to tv — together with her position on the murder-mystery sequence and internet hosting gig on “Selena + Chef” — hasn’t stopped her from creating new music. She stated, “I just finished season four of my cooking show and I am in LA working on my album now.”

“I’m so used to writing sad-girl songs because I’m good at that, but I’m ready to have some fun, and I think people are going to like it.”

In July 2022, Gomez teased followers by sharing a TikTok video of herself within the recording studio. “New,” she captioned it. A couple of months later, in December 2022, Gomez made an look on “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon,” the place she confirmed fan hypothesis about her upcoming album. “Mm-hmm, that’s accurate. Finally,” she replied when Fallon requested if her “My Mind & Me” single was a sign of latest music to return. “I’m so used to writing sad-girl songs because I’m good at that, but I’m ready to have some fun, and I think people are going to like it.” Gomez additionally revealed that she’s been laborious at work within the studio at 30 Rockefeller Plaza in New York Metropolis.

In 2021, Gomez hinted at “retiring” from music to offer herself a possibility to pursue different passions. “I think there are a lot of people who enjoy my music, and for that I’m so thankful, for that I keep going, but I think the next time I do an album it’ll be different,” Gomez stated in her Vogue 2021 cowl story. “I want to give it one last try before I maybe retire music.”

The forthcoming album shall be Gomez’s first solo launch since her 2021 Spanish EP, “Revelación.” In August 2020, the singer additionally launched an “Ice Cream” collab with Okay-pop big Blackpink. She adopted the candy single with “999,” a 2021 collab with Camilo, and “Let Somebody Go,” a 2022 collab with Coldplay. With so many nice musical partnerships underneath her belt, we absolutely anticipate some badass artists to land options on the brand new album.

Through the “Crew Call” interview, D’Alessandro additionally questioned whether or not Gomez would think about a singing scene in “Only Murders in the Building,” to which the star replied, “I want to be kind of careful. I love being Mabel and I love that she’s an extension of me but she isn’t necessarily me. Sometimes my worry — not to say that I’m opposed to it in any way, shape, or form — is that it might turn into a pop-star thing, and that’s clearly not me. [But] I’m not opposed.”

Discover out extra about Gomez’s upcoming album forward.

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