Selena Gomez is again within the recording studio. On June 13, the singer teased her fourth album in a collection of black-and-white pictures that pictured her behind the mic. “Don’t worry guys, it’s coming. Even from Paris,” Gomez captioned the carousel, hinting that new music is on the way in which. Although followers have lengthy been suspicious of “S4,” a follow-up to her 2020 album, “Rare,” Gomez’s refined replace may be essentially the most strong affirmation concerning the challenge up to now.

Gomez beforehand mentioned her many tasks in a Might 2022 look on the “Crew Call” podcast with “Only Murders in the Building” cocreator John Hoffman. In the course of the interview, Gomez revealed that her return to tv — together with her function on the murder-mystery collection and internet hosting gig on “Selena + Chef” — hasn’t stopped her from creating new music. “I just finished season four of my cooking show and I am in LA working on my album now,” she mentioned. In July 2022, Gomez additionally teased followers by sharing a TikTok video of herself within the recording studio. “New,” she captioned it.

“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.”

Just a few 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 come back. “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 arduous at work within the studio at 30 Rockefeller Plaza in New York Metropolis.

In 2021, Gomez hinted at “retiring” from music to present herself a chance 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 mentioned in her Vogue 2021 cowl story. “I want to give it one last try before I maybe retire music.”

The brand new album might 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 count on some badass artists to land options on the brand new album.

In the course of the “Crew Call” interview, D’Alessandro additionally questioned whether or not Gomez would contemplate 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.”

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