Carly Rae Jepsen‘s sixth studio album is officially on the way. In a Tuesday (August 2) Instagram message, the 36-year-old says pop star revealed the title and cover for his latest project The Loneliest Time and revealed that it will hit shelves and streaming services in October. 21.
On the cover, a blonde Jepsen looks over her shoulder while she sits at a table covered with painted fruit, flowers and pearls – an image reminiscent of portraits from the Baroque era. Located to the left of the artwork above negative space is the album’s title, as “Call Me Maybe Singer” explained in its caption.
“I’m quite fascinated by solitude,” she wrote. “It can be really beautiful when you turn it around and look at it. Like love, it can cause some extreme human reactions.”
According to a notice, The Loneliest Time will be Jepsen’s “most introspective work to date.” It follows the singer-songwriter’s companion album Dedicated and Dedicated page Breleased in 2019 and 2022 respectively, as well as her critically acclaimed record from 2015 EMOTION.
The news comes a few months after Jepsen dropped the upcoming album’s lead single “Western Wind,” which arrived with a music video in May. Several songs from the album will be teased during the “I Really Like You” singer’s upcoming So Nice tour, which kicks off in late September in Montreal and wraps up in early November in Chicago. Just before the tour begins, Jepsen is set to co-headline two shows with Jack Antonoff’s band Bleachers, first in Cleveland and then in Toronto.
See Carly Rae Jepsens The lonely time advertising and cover art on Instagram below.