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Carly-Rae Jepsen is back with 80s-inspired album, Emotion

There's a lot more in her than Call Me, Maybe. Carly-Rae Jepsen on her wide-ranging new album and why she's no longer hungry to prove something.

Carly Rae Jepsen on staying grounded after "Call Me Maybe"

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Carly Rae Jepsen speaks with guest host Tom Power about how she stayed grounded after the sudden success of her hit "Call Me Maybe". 2:29

Vancouver's international hitmaker Carly-Rae Jepsen is back with Emotion — an unconventional pop record that channels an 80s aesthetic. Jepsen joins guest host Tom Power to discuss her deeply personal songwriting process, her attraction to decades-old music, and why she took a break after her smash hit single, Call Me Maybe.

"I didn't want to make a pure pop album. I knew that transition from what I was known for was gonna take time for the public — and for me."

WEB EXTRA | Jepsen says I Really Like You is the most lighthearted of the entire album. But her personal favourite of the moment is Warm Blood. Check out both tracks below.  

 
 
Carly-Rae Jepsen says she steers herself away from "hungry to prove something" toward "happy to show something." (Interscope Records)

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