Exhale. Breathe. And even dance. Ciara‘s back with the R&B/hip-hop enthused “Sorry” from her forthcoming One Woman Army. Cici’s hardcore fans have long awaited for a song like “Sorry” from her–that mix between “Promise” and “And I.” Directed by Christopher Sims the visual to the single is as authentic as the song. Simple concept, yet relatable. Ciara’s still in love and wants him to know, “All you had to do is say that I’m sorry.” Emotions from confusion to sadness are expressed by both the male model (who is fine!) and Ciara. Any video of Ciara’s wouldn’t be complete without dance moves from one of the best trained dancers in music. The choreographed steps may not make you press replay like the ones in “Ride” or “Promise” so you could learn all the dance moves, but the infectious song certainly will.
In a recent interview with Essence.com Ciara revealed that the song is a true story. “I literally had to stop myself from crying when I was writing it,” she said. “You can kinda hear it on the song…It’s someone that I really loved. They’ll know who they are when they hear the song.” Yesterday Cici stopped by the MTV offices to show us the video before it premiered on 106 & Park. She told us the tears at the end are real, and it was the first time she’d cried over the song. Vulnerability works well on Cici. This song/video combination is exactly what she needed to make that big comeback her fans have been waiting on. Since this song is currently on repeat at my desk, let me go ahead and say it now. Sorry.