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Wednesday, July 26, 2017 This Week's Paper
Audio: Carly Rae Jepsen on new tunes, collaborating and James Taylor

Canadian pop singer Carly Rae Jepson had one of the hugest hits of the year with her omnipresent “Call Me Maybe,” a song that's sure to be on the set list tonight when she headlines the Washington State Fair.

She was the subject of the City Life cover story in our Sept. 13 edition; and, just to get fans more pumped up for tonight's performance, here's an outtake of Jepsen talking about working on the follow up to last year's “Kiss” album, trying out new tunes on the road and her surprising folkie influences.