Selena Gomez Denies Speculation That Her Song ‘Single Soon’ is About The Weeknd

Selena Gomez has dismissed rumours suggesting that her latest comeback track, ‘Single Soon,’ is directed at The Weeknd. The song features lyrics where Gomez discusses exchanging a relationship for her personal independence.

“I’m pickin’ out this dress / Tryin’ on these shoes / ‘Cause I’ll be single soon / I’ll be single soon,” she sings, adding: “I know he’ll be a mess / When I break the news / But I’ll be single soon.”

Selena Gomez Shares New Song 'Single Soon' With Music Video – Rolling Stone
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Following the song’s debut, numerous individuals have expressed their conviction that the song was penned about Abel Tesfaye. However, Gomez promptly refuted these speculations. The two were romantically involved for a brief period in 2017.

Replying to a post on Instagram, she simply wrote: “Couldn’t be more false.”

Last week, Gomez made an announcement regarding her intention to drop a fresh single as a means to keep her fans engaged while she focuses on finalizing her third album. Using Instagram as her platform, she posted an image of the song’s artwork along with a caption that stated: “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.”

Subsequent to the premiere of her documentary ‘My Mind and Me,’ the pop vocalist previously disclosed her upcoming musical direction.

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“The music I’m doing right now is about real things that I’m walking through. It’s really powerful, strong, very pop. The theme generally is freedom—freedom from relationships, freedom from the darkness,” she said.

Shifting to different updates, Fred again.. offered a sneak peek of a fresh composition featuring Gomez. In a recent live performance, the DJ and producer showcased an unreleased song incorporating Gomez’s vocals and seemingly incorporating a sample from Laura Rivers’ 1967 track ‘That’s All Right’.