Ciara’s “I Bet”: Listen To The Singer’s Breakup Ballad

Bianca Gracie | January 14, 2015 6:44 am
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UPDATE: Ciara announced the title of her upcoming album, Jackie, which is named after her mother. View the tweets after the jump.

Yesterday (January 13), we posted the news that Ciara‘s new single will drop later this month. Well, consider yourselves lucky — “I Bet” made a surprise release via Billboard last night! As with 2012’s “Sorry,” the singer has decided to return to the music scene with a ballad. But don’t take it for a sappy love song — the new mommy is revealing her true feelings of her ex-fiancéFuture.

The Harmony Samuels-produced, piano note-laden tune finds CiCi deep in her thoughts, as she goes through the motions of feeling bitter (“Is that your bitch over there giving me the ugly stare / The one with the silicone ass and the Brazilian hair”), hurt and relief. It doesn’t provide the punch we were expecting like her monster single, “I’m Out,” but it shows a more honest side to the often-private singer.

“I Bet” serves as the lead single to the singer’s forthcoming sixth LP, the follow-up to 2013’s Ciara. Expect the project (which includes producers and songwriters like Polow Da Don, Dr. Luke, and Diane Warren) to be released in the Spring. Take a listen below.

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