Lauren Jauregui Delivers Steamy 'More Than That' Performance On 'Corden'
By Hayden Brooks
January 23, 2019
Lauren Jauregui took her sultry new single, "More Than That," to The Late Late Show with James Corden on Tuesday night (January 22) to offer a performance based on the track's accompanying music video.
In the center of a floral backdrop, the former Fifth Harmony singer worked in some minimal choreography in sync with two background dancers, who incorporated some impressive aerial pole moves, as she offered up the smooth R&B-charged cut. "You gon' have to come stronger than this liquor/ Wanna take me home, better be more convincing/ It’ll take more than that to get to me," the 22-year-old solo star crooned over the Murda Beatz and Charlie Handsome co-produced number.
Speaking to Vogue, Jauregui described the clip's concept as "Aphrodite's visit to Earth." "She finds herself in a unique club surrounded by the earthly embodiments of the divine feminine. They all are completely entranced by the strength and sensuality of the four earth goddesses before them," she explained via e-mail. "More Than That" follows the star's debut solo single, "Expectations," and was previously performed at the MTV Elections Afterparty.
During our interview with Jauregui, the singer admitted that it took some time for her to find her own voice as she forged ahead with her solo career aspirations. "I think I just had aversion to try music because I was so nervous that I wouldn't be good enough at it because there's so many amazing artists out there, first of all, that I'm so inspired by," she said. "And second, it's just a really scary world of comparison on social media and now in the critic department. It's hard to want to begin a narrative from your soul when someone could really tear it down."
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