The song was later included on the track list of her upcoming sixth studio album, Smile On May 27, Universal Music Group first hinted towards a new project when a few selected fans were invited to a "Katy Perry Fan Event" that took place two days later. Jillian Mapes of Pitchfork called it "a promising way forward" for Perry and her best single since 's " Walking on Air ", appreciating the lyrics for not being "horrendously cheesy a noted weak spot for Perry and her co-writers ". Mapes wrote that Perry made "bad decisions sound enticing" and hailed it as her "most impressively tongue-tied chorus to date". Club ' s Gwen Ihant wrote that the track "puts Perry right back in earworm territory" and called it an "impressive showcase" of her vocals with an "addictive hook songwriters dream of". In The Independent , Roisin O'Connor regarded the song as a "truly gratifying return" for Perry after "a period of misfires", noting that it has "hooks galore and harks back her Teenage Dream days of uplifting, bright pop music. In the United Kingdom, the song opened at number 13 on the UK Singles Chart , becoming Perry's 19th top 20 entry in the nation and has since reached number A music video, directed by Philippa Price, was released along with the single on May 31, Sal Cinquemani of Slant Magazine praised the style and cinematography of the music video. He called it "a playful and imaginative portrayal of love's intoxicating spell and the lengths some of us will go to exorcise ourselves of it.
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Over an electropop beat, the song gives hope to lost loves, promising in its chorus: "Just because it's over doesn't mean it's really over. A music video dropped with the single, featuring Perry in a '70s cult-like fever dream. Two years, and just like that My head still takes me back Thought it was done But I guess it's never really over Oh, we were such a mess But wasn't it the best? Thought it was done But I guess it's never really over. Just because it's over doesn't mean it's really over And if I think it over, maybe you'll be comin' over again And I'll have to get over you all over again Just because it's over doesn't mean it's really over And if I think it over, maybe you'll be comin' over again And I'll have to get over you all over again. I guess I could try hypnotherapy I gotta rewire this brain 'Cause I can't even go on the internet Without even checking your name.
I mean, Considering she and Bloom were together for…two years, that pretty much covers that. Featuring a long, blonde-haired, boho-chic Perry dancing in a meadow, the video is a literal tug-and-war between two hearts—get it? Give the song a listen and decide for yourself. For more stories like this, sign up for our newsletter. Help save lives. Your Best Life. Type keyword s to search.
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