John Mayer Admits His Latest Song Is About Ex-Girlfriend Katy Perry

Could John Mayer be trying to win back former beau Katy Perry?

Just weeks after her split from British heartthrob Orlando Bloom, Mayer is making a return to the music scene and admits that his latest single is all about his ex-girlfriend and pop princess Katy.

Talking to The New York Times, Mayer opened up about his new song, ‘Still Feel Like Your Man’, revealing that the ‘Kissed a Girl’ diva was his inspiration,

Who else would I be thinking about?… And by the way, it’s a testament to the fact that I have not dated a lot of people in the last five, six years. That was my only relationship. So it’s like, give me this, people.


The 39-year old singer-songwriter was in a relationship with Perry for over a year and a half before they both went their separate ways at the beginning of 2014.

But it seems that Mayer, who has previously taken the charts by storm with hits such as ‘Your Body is a Wonderland’ and ‘Waiting on the World to Change’, hasn’t felt as strongly about anyone else since Katy.

With lyrics such as, ‘Still like the letters in your name and how they feel, babe. Still think I’m never gonna find another you’, it appears there is still a lot of love there on his part.

Speaking about putting the song together, the seven times Grammy award winner admitted,

There were times when tears came out of me, and I went, OK, John, this is not about an on-again, off-again relationship. This is something more profound.

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He disclosed that since him and Katy split up, he hasn’t had a huge interest in dating anyone else, although he did use a dating app to see if he could find love.

It’s just lot of chatter…we all talk to the same people. There are very few people actually meeting up.

Mayer has kept a low profile in recent years, and it seems he’s done a lot of growing up, moving on from his alcohol troubles and even saying that he’s now ready to settle down and have children.

I’m right on time for my career, and I’m running late for my life.

John has had many famous exes during his time in the spotlight, including Taylor Swift and Jennifer Aniston. Swift’s song ‘Dear John’ is reportedly about him.

Meanwhile, Katy seems to be enjoying single life again since splitting with Pirates of the Caribbean star Orlando Bloom.

The track is from Mayer’s new EP The Search For Everything. 

Listen to it below: