Selena Gomez had a lot to say about life, love, and growing up in her video with Apple Music and Genius wherein she decoded the lyrics of her song “Rare.”
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One of the things that struck me the most was when she couldn’t help but wake up on bad days and feel like she will be “alone forever.”
“We’re not gonna—this isn’t the end-all-be-all, I’m still a baby,” Selena said as she mulled over the meaning of her hit single from her new album. “I got a lot to figure out and…but I do know, I believe. Some days, when I wake up and I’m annoyed and I’m like, ‘I’m gonna be alone forever.'”
Hard same!!! However, she does say that the feeling doesn’t last. “But after that 15 minutes goes away, I say to myself, ‘I know that there’s someone for everybody.'”
I’ll be holding onto that hope for me too, Selena.
Adding to what she said, she shared that the inspiration for Rare came from her desire to empower all the women around her and who look up to her. “I think anyone who knows me, knows that I have such a heart for people and all I wanna do is encourage people and make people feel normal. Make people know that it’s not, you know, always gonna be okay, but that’s alright, you know, we’ll all get through this because life’s not perfect. And I’m very vulnerable with my fans and that was just—that’s where it started.”
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