On 25 Aug, Selena Gomez unveiled her latest track, « Single Soon, » accompanied by a visually rich music video. The song delves into the contemplation of ending a relationship, leaving listeners intrigued about its inspiration.
Given the constant buzz around Gomez’s personal life, fans are naturally curious if the song hints at any of her past relationships. A popular theory suggests that « Single Soon » might be referencing her former flame, The Weeknd, also known as Abel Tesfaye. However, Gomez didn’t leave fans guessing for long. Here’s a breakdown of why fans linked the song to The Weeknd, Gomez’s response to the speculation, and other potential inspirations.
Could « Single Soon » Be Referring to The Weeknd?
A particular line in the song has caught fans’ attention, leading them to believe it might be about The Weeknd. The lyrics go, « I don’t wanna see a tear / And the weekend’s almost here. » Given that The Weeknd has a song titled « Save Your Tears, » many interpreted this as a nod to the « The Idol » singer.
However, on 27 Aug., when Hollywood Life shared theories on Instagram suggesting the song’s connection to The Weeknd, Gomez was quick to clarify. She commented, « Couldn’t be more false. » This response has left fans pondering about the real muse behind the song.
Who Might Be the Inspiration Behind « Single Soon »?
While Gomez hasn’t been in a publicized long-term relationship recently, the song could be influenced by any of her past relationships. She mentioned that « Single Soon » was initially slated for her 2020 album, « Rare, » hinting that it might be about a past relationship from that time or earlier. Regardless of the song’s muse, Gomez emphasizes its broader message. In a post dated 26 Aug., she expressed, « Thank you guys for all the love on Single Soon!!! It’s a playful anthem about being comfortable in your own skin and loving your own company… and it’s also really fun to dance to! »