“I i would love you to miss me when I’m not surrounding you,” Jepsen sings about the track regarding the desire to be in excess of friends with your ex romantic interest. The electro-pop track has less urgency than her previously released songs, including “Run Away With Me” and “Making the Most in the Night.”
Jepsen launched her new album together with the March single, “I Really Like You.” The shimmering, catchy track was along with a silly video featuring Tom Hanks lip-syncing the one and a joyful cameo from Justin Bieber.
Her next video for single “Run Away With Me” would have been a more intimate, DIY clip. Directed by David Kalani Larkins, the recording followed Jepsen through adventures in Tokyo, Paris and New York as she sang the tune.
Emotion are going to be released on August 21st via Schoolboy Records/Interscope. It’s Jepsen’s third LP and follows up her 2012 U.S. debut Kiss, that has been led by her breakthrough hit “Call Me Maybe.” In the process of fabricating her new album, Jepsen recorded in New York, Stockholm and Los Angeles. She found herself co-writing the tracks using a diverse assortment of both indie and Top 40 songwriters and producers, including Sia, Shellback, Greg Kurstin, Ariel Rechtshaid, Blood Orange’s Devonté Hynes and Vampire Weekend’s Rostam Batmanglij.