Carly Rae Jepsen Unveils Two New Songs, 'Now That I Found You' And 'No Drug Like Me' Today, following hints on social media, Jepsen has dropped two promising new singles with an album dropping sometime this spring.
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Carly Rae Jepsen Unveils Two New Songs, 'Now That I Found You' And 'No Drug Like Me'

Carly Rae Jepsen performs at T-Mobile Arena on January 20, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Ethan Miller/Getty Images hide caption

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Carly Rae Jepsen performs at T-Mobile Arena on January 20, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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Thank the heavens for the return of Carly Rae Jepsen, explorer of all worlds romantic; soothsayer of feelers and people striving to be feelers. Her singular brand of heart-eyed, teen-dream-pop, defined by her 2015 album E•MO•TION, is something to behold.

An EP, a couple of loosies (one of which evolved from soundtracking a children's ballerina film into its own fabulous beast) and a rendition of the Full House theme song later, Jepsen has granted us two gifts for 2019: Today, following hints on social media, she's dropped "Now That I Found You" and "No Drug Like Me."

"Now That I Found You" cleverly fast-forwards the intense desire of the honeymoon period a few "I love you"s down the line, as if the narrators in E•MO•TION found a steady fling and still feel their infatuation as deeply as they did when they first encountered their partner.

"How did we get this far? It came without a warning," Jepsen ponders, the ecstasy of staying in passionate love translated into rousing rave-pop, with the subject matter and its backing in complete sync.

"No Drug Like Me," the track's '80s power ballad B-side, flickers like a spark too worn out to continue lighting a flame, igniting in fits and spurts. Following the self-love kissoff that was "Party for One," it's good to see Queen Carly fully, immovably entrenched in her emotions again.

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