Gwen Stefani’s ‘Make Me Like You': Love Letter to Blake Shelton?
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“Used To Love You,” Gwen Stefani‘s first single from forthcoming album This Is What The Truth Feels Like, is the audio-equivalent to a tear-soaked tissue. Thankfully, the LP’s next offering, “Make Me Like You,” is proof the No Doubt frontwoman’s next project also has a sunnier upswing — but is the track in reference to new boyfriend Blake Shelton?
The disco-pop song, released last night (February 12), features beachy drum progressions and soft, funky guitar picks. And the lyrics seem to point directly to a romantic savior: “Yeah this is a feeling I’m not used to / Why’d you have to go and make me like you? / I’m so mad at you ’cause now you got me missing you.”
Hmm, sounds a bit familiar…
After a very public divorce from Gavin Rossdale in August 2015, Stefani began dating Shelton, a fellow Voice judge, for a simple enough reason: he was kind. Blake’s gentlemanly demeanor and decency made Gwen “feel good again,” a source told TMZ in November.
And if you’re into Gwen’s next single, we’ve got good news: “Make Me Like You” will be the subject of the first-ever live music video, which Gwen will film during a commercial break at some point during Monday night’s (February 15) Grammy Awards (8 PM EST on CBS, in case you’ve gotta schedule your DVR).
What do you think about Gwen’s latest? Share your thoughts and be sure to check out her live video at The Grammys!
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