Nick Jonas’ musical direction change has been a big one, and he proved it once more today by releasing his new single “Jealous.”
Gone are the slow and soulful melodies filled with meaningful lyrics that you could find in his former record Who I Am. These have been replaced by simpler, more straight forward and more repetitive lyrics. In “Jealous” for instance, the soon-to-be 22-year-old addresses his own jealousy when it comes to girlfriend Olivia Culpo, stating “you’re too sexy, beautiful and everybody wants a taste. That’s why I still get jealous.” Pretty explicit, isn’t it?
Now, the production of Jonas’ new sound is much more electronic, so much that some fans have claimed that “Jealous” reminded them of Drake’s “Hold On, We’re Going Home” and I’ve got to agree with them. But though I’m not much of an electronic music kind of person, the general style and structure of the song has led me to listen to the track a couple times already.
You can from now on download “Jealous” on iTunes, and pre-order Nick Jonas’ upcoming self-titled album on NickJonas.com.