Carly Rae Jepsen Drops Comeback Bop 'Party For One,' Prepping 2019 Album

Natalie O'Moore
Carly Rae Jepsen

Pop star Carly Rae Jepsen made her huge return to music with the debut of “Party For One” Thursday (Nov. 1). The single comes ahead of her forthcoming 2019 album, which will be her first full-length release since 2015’s Emotion.

“To me, ‘Party For One’ is an anthem of what it is to celebrate time with yourself, which is a hard thing for people to really enjoy sometimes, and it's something I’m learning to do more and more,” the singer said in a statement. “This song represents a lot of what this album is about for me, which is romantic love, but self-love, too.”

The new single, driven by an electric beat, features an infectious pop sound similar to the singer’s popular “Call Me Maybe” and “I Really Like You.” “Party for one,” chimes Jepsen’s breathy voice during the chorus. “If you don't care about me/ I’ll just dance for myself/ Back on my beat.”

The singer also dropped a music video alongside the new song; it depicts Jepsen and other individuals living it up on their own in their New York City apartments. They eventually party together in their sleepwear after the building’s electricity outage sends them down to the lobby.

Finally, Jepsen is scheduled to perform her catchy new pop banger on The Tonight Show Monday (Nov. 5).

Check out Jepsen's “Party For One” video below.

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