Selena Gomez’s fourth studio album is prepared for the recording studio. Talking with “Solely Murders within the Constructing” cocreator John Hoffman and Anthony D’Alessandro of Deadline’s “Crew Name” podcast on Could 23, Gomez revealed that her full-time return to tv — together with her function on the comedic murder-mystery sequence and her internet hosting gig on HBO Max’s “Selena + Chef” — hasn’t stopped her from creating new music. “I simply completed season 4 of my cooking present and I’m in LA engaged on my album now,” she stated, confirming that “S4,” a follow-up to her 2020 album, “Uncommon,” is formally on its means.
On July 6, Gomez teased followers by sharing a TikTok video of herself within the recording studio. “New,” she captioned it.
“I am so used to writing sad-girl songs as a result of I am good at that, however I am able to have some enjoyable, and I feel individuals are going to love it.”
On Dec. 5, Gomez additionally made an look on “The Tonight Present Starring Jimmy Fallon,” the place she confirmed fan hypothesis about her upcoming album. “Mm-hmm, that is correct. Lastly,” she replied when Fallon requested if her “My Thoughts & Me” single was a sign of latest music to return. “I am so used to writing sad-girl songs as a result of I am good at that, however I am able to have some enjoyable, and I feel individuals are going to love it.” Gomez additionally revealed that she’s been laborious at work within the studio at 30 Rockefeller Plaza in New York Metropolis.
Information of Gomez’s upcoming album comes one yr after the singer hinted at “retiring” from music to provide herself a possibility to pursue different passions. “I feel there are lots of people who get pleasure from my music, and for that I am so grateful, for that I preserve going, however I feel the following time I do an album it’s going to be totally different,” Gomez stated in her Vogue 2021 cowl story. “I wish to give it one final strive earlier than I perhaps retire music.”
The brand new 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 Anyone Go,” a 2022 collab with Coldplay. With so many nice musical partnerships underneath her belt, we totally anticipate some badass artists to land options on the brand new album.
In the course of the “Crew Name” interview, D’Alessandro additionally questioned whether or not Gomez would take into account a singing scene in “Solely Murders within the Constructing,” to which the star replied, “I wish to be type of cautious. I really like being Mabel and I really like that she’s an extension of me however she is not essentially me. Generally my fear — to not say that I am against it in any means, form, or kind — is that it would flip right into a pop-star factor, and that is clearly not me. [But] I am not opposed.”
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