American singer Selena Gomez has revealed she’s giving music ‘one last try’ earlier than she probably go away music for good.
The ‘Rare’ singer hinted at retirement in an interview with Vogue for its April journal difficulty. Though she’s had loads of success all through her decade-long profession—securing a number of awards, platinum certifications, and chart-topping albums—Gomez mentioned she prompt her music doesn’t get the popularity it deserves, as some understand her as a non-serious artist.
“It’s hard to keep doing music when people don’t necessarily take you seriously. I’ve had moments where I’ve been like, ‘What’s the point? Why do I keep doing this?’” she informed journal. “‘Lose You to Love Me’ I felt was the best song I’ve ever released, and for some people it still wasn’t enough. I think there are a lot of people it still wasn’t enough. 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. I want to give it one last try before I maybe retire music.”
When pressed in regards to the retirement admission, Gomez expressed a little bit of hesitation, insisting she might not go away music fully and will merely pivot to working extra behind the scenes.
“I need to be careful,” she mentioned, earlier than saying she wished to supply extra and provides “a real shot at acting.”
Gomez started her profession in kids’s programming, touchdown a task in Barney & Friends at age 10, earlier than being casted within the Disney Channel collection Wizards of Waverly Place. Gomez, like many youngster stars, mentioned she is commonly involved that others gained’t be capable to separate her early work from what she’s creating as an grownup: “I still live with this haunting feeling that people still view me as this Disney girl.”
Gomez’s final full-length launch was 2020’s Rare, which debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart. More than a 12 months later, she is now gearing as much as launch a Spanish language EP titled Revelación. The undertaking is ready to reach subsequent week, and can embrace the beforehand launched tracks “De Una Vez” and “Baila Conmigo.”
“The project is really an homage to my heritage,” Gomez mentioned about Revelación. “… A lot of my fan base is Latin, and I’ve been telling them this album was going to happen for years. But the fact that it’s coming out during this specific time is really cool.”
You can learn Selena Gomez’s full story on Vogue.