Jessie J Releases Defiant 'Think About That' Single, Announces Intimate Tour
publish date: 2017-09-15
Early Friday (Sept. 15) Jessie J released her defiant new track “Think About That” with its accompanying sultry music video, making this her second single since returning after 2015’s “Flashlight.”
“Think About That” is both low-key and jarring, fierce and restrained from start to finish, with the singer making it clear that she's done catering to someone else, spitting "I was living my dreams through your eyes/ Building my life on your lies/ You just laughed when I cried." The video opens with Jessie J with her hands tied, dripping wet. She’s soon freed, donning a BDSM-esque leather mask and fishnet body stocking as she crawls at the camera and dances in thigh-high boots on a dim, smoky street.
There’s no obvious vocal power plays on the track, but Jessie's holding back makes each exhale into the hook feel like a hard hit as the lyrics paint a vivid picture of someone who spent years holding her back and trading on her fame. The piano melody hovers over the percussion and avoids resolve, never warming up the track.