Carly Rae Jepsen

by (@kat_george)

Your New Guilty Pop Pleasure: “Call Me Maybe” By The Bieber Endorsed Carly Rae Jepsen

If you love pure, simple, catchy pop then Carly Rae Jepsen is your girl. Forget spectacle, pretentious lyrics and euro-dance infiltration, Carly’s “Call Me Maybe” is pop the way pop should be, full of infectious hooks, adorably tongue-in-cheek video and the most innocuous of all subject matter — a crush! Carly came third in Canadian Idol back in 2007 and last month Justin Bieber announced that she was signed with his manager, Scooter Braun’s label, Schoolboy Records. Even without the Bieb connection, we think Carly is the most loveable thing to happen to music so far this year, and if she keeps turning out little ditties like “Call Me Maybe,” we’re facing a brand new addition for summer. And we’re not the only ones who have caught the bug — “Call Me Maybe” is number 10 on the iTunes charts, and Bieber and his buddies including Selena Gomez and Ashley Tisdale have recorded a fun video of themselves dancing around to Carly’s track, which will definitely make you smile.

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