Carly Rae Jepsen has been off of the musical radar for quite a while.
In fact, I know it doesn’t seem like it, but 2011 was the year that saw the mega-hit “Call Me Maybe” take over radio and internet.
Now, four years later, Carly Rae Jepsen is gearing up to take it all over again.
Carly Rae Jepsen released a new single, called “I Really Like You”, and you just might like it back.
It seems Carly Rae Jepsen finally made a song that might overtake “Call Me Maybe” in popularity.
“I told her that she couldn’t come out with anything unless it was on the level of ‘Call Me Maybe,'” Jepsen’s manager Scooter Braun told Billboard in January. “And, now we have a new one that is on that level.”
One of the most awesome parts of Carly Rae Jepsen’s new song is definitely the video.
The video for “I Really Like You” stars none other than the great Tom Hanks.
It seems Tom Hanks ended up in Carly Rae Jepsen’s video after a night of drinking.
“I was at dinner with friends of ours who works with Carly and they said, ‘We were maybe going to ask you if you’d want to do this thing,’ and I literally had a beer in my hand and I said, ‘Yeah sure I’ll do it,'” Hanks told ET. “And that was it! Next thing I know, boom! Carly Rae Jepsen video.”
Tom Hanks is apparently friends with Scooter Braun, Carly Rae Jepsen’s manager. He attended Braun’s wedding last year, where he famously jumped onstage to perform Montel Jordan’s hit “This Is How We Do It” with the band.
I guess Tom Hanks parties harder than I thought he would!
The video for Carly Rae Jepsen’s new song looks really fun, and will be out later this month.
What do you think about Carly Rae Jepsen’s new song? Do you think it will level up with “Call Me Maybe”?