It’s been 20 years since Jennifer Lopez dropped This Is Me … Then, and in honor of the set’s anniversary, the star has introduced a follow-up to that album titled This Is Me … Now, set to drop subsequent yr.
Calling it a “musical expertise,” the venture will chronicle the “emotional, religious and psychological journey” that Lopez has taken over the previous twenty years, in accordance with a press launch. In a teaser during which she pronounces This Is Me … Now, J.Lo says: “We captured me at this second in time. If in case you have, like me at occasions, misplaced hope, nearly given up, don’t. And that’s actual. And I need to put that message out to the world.”
Lopez talked about this new album in her latest Vogue cover story describing it as a “fruits of who I’m as an individual and an artist.” She added: “Individuals suppose they know issues about what occurred to me alongside the way in which, the boys I used to be with — however they actually do not know, and quite a lot of occasions they get it so improper. There’s part of me that was hiding a aspect of myself from everybody. And I really feel like I’m at a spot in my life, lastly, the place I’ve one thing to say about it.”
This Is Me … Then — which featured tracks equivalent to “The One” and “All I Have,” that includes LL Cool J — peaked at No. 2 on the Billboard 200 chart (dated Dec. 14, 2002). After releasing a handful of singles and the soundtrack for her movie Marry Me over the previous near-decade, This Is Me … Now will mark J.Lo’s first album in eight years, following A.Okay.A. in 2014. The tracks on the 2023 album, whose precise launch date has not but been revealed, are described as “plaintive, confessional songs, reflections on the trials of her previous, upbeat jams celebrating love and intercourse.”
See the unique This Is Me … Now teaser under: