Listen to Jesse Jo Stark’s haunting new single ‘Cry On Me’

Jesse Jo Stark has shared a new single track called ‘Cry On Me’ – you can listen to it below.

The track follows on from the Los Angeles artist’s ‘A Pretty Place To Fall Apart’ EP, which came out in September.

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‘Cry On Me’ continues down a pop-noir path, recounting “a story about falling in love at the wrong time”, as Stark explained in a statement. Acoustic guitars blend with ghostly keys and as the singer relives doomed romance.

During the final verse, the singer pines for former lover: “Do you ever wonder where all the time goes?/ It hurts not to kiss you/ Fuck it I miss you/ It’s always been you“. Tune in here:

Speaking Alt Press, Stark – who is the goddaughter of Cher – said that she was “telling a story about two lovers being ripped apart by time” through the emotionally charged track.

“Lyrically I wanted to show little vignettes that feel like an eternal promise,” she continued. “We used a mix of organic and synthesized instruments and recorded everything to tape it suspends disbelief of the era.”

Stark is primed to release debut full-length album in 2022, though further details on the project have not yet been shared.

Last year, Jesse Jo Stark enlisted Yungblud to shoot a collection of exclusive polaroids to accompany single ‘Die Young’.