T.G.I.F. — Katy Perry has just released a brand new song.
Many fans of the Teenage Dream singer might be happy to know that early on Friday morning, Perry, 34, released her third single of the year, Small Talk.
Possibly the best part? It came paired with an all-new lyric video directed by Tim Fox that is basically a music video in itself.
Following the lyrical content of Small Talk, the video follows the story of two past lovers who struggle with the awkwardness of knowing each other inside and out but having to interact differently and unnaturally as a result of their breakup.
A verse from the upbeat pop tune reads: “Acting like we never met / Faking like we’d just forget / We were lovers / And now there’s nothing left but small talk / Had every inch of your skin / There’s nowhere your hands haven’t been.”
Alongside Perry, Small Talk was written by Charlie Puth, Johan Carlsson of Carolina Liar, and Jacob Kasher Hindlin. Puth and Carlsson also produced the track.
It’s unclear if Perry is working on a followup to 2017’s Witness album; however, in October, Perry revealed that she was looking to take a break from the music industry.
Following the conclusion of Witness: The Tour, Perry said she had no plans to return to the studio for another album.
“I’ve been on the road for like 10 years so I’m just going to chill,” she told Footwear News. “I feel like I’ve done a lot. I feel like I’ve rung the bell of being a pop star very loudly and I’m very grateful for that.”
Perhaps Perry was joking about her hiatus after all.
Small Talk is now available on all major streaming platforms.
Additional updates can be found through the official Katy Perry website.