Carly Rae Jepsen’s new song is just as catchy as ‘Call Me Maybe’

By Sarah Kelsey

If there’s one thing that Carly Rae Jepsen is really, really good at, it’s creating ear-catching, foot-tapping tunes that make us want to get up and dance.

Remember her 2012 hit, "Call Me Maybe"? Billboard dubbed it the song of the summer, and it went on to be the year’s best-selling single worldwide. If all that weren't enough, it was also the first number one song sung by a Canadian female artist to climb Billboard’s Hot 100 charts since Avril Lavigne’s 2007 tune, "Girlfriend."

With such critical success, we can understand why it took so long for the British Columbia native to release a follow-up album.

The good news? It was worth the wait.

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Called "I Really Like You," the pop singer’s new tune is just as catchy as her previous hit thanks to its cheery melody, synthesized beat and melody that sounds like it was ripped straight from the ‘80s.

With a chorus that sings, “I really really really really really really like you / And I want you, do you want me, do you want me, too?” we dare you to listen to it without bopping along.

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The single is the first track off of Carly’s upcoming album. Back in January, her manager, Scooter Braun – who also manages pop phenomenon Justin Bieber – told Billboard that they wanted to ensure it was as popular as the singer’s collection from three years ago.

“I told her that she couldn’t come out with anything unless it was on the level of "Call Me Maybe" … and, now we have a new one that is on that level.”

Take a listen to the songstress’s new tune. Do you think it's as catchy as "Call Me Maybe?"

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