Canadian pop singer Tate McRae has unveiled the cover art for her highly anticipated sophomore album, “Think Later,” and it’s safe to say that it’s causing quite a stir among fans. The cover features McRae sporting a full set of hockey gear, including pads, a jersey, and a helmet. However, there’s one small detail that has caught the attention of eagle-eyed hockey fans: McRae’s pads are on backwards.
Tate McRae announces her sophomore album, ‘Think Later.’
Out December 8. pic.twitter.com/v1YhMkUsys
— Pop Crave (@PopCrave) November 6, 2023
“Pads are backwards!” exclaimed one fan on Twitter. “How can a Canadian artist not know how to wear hockey pads?” echoed another. Others were more lighthearted about the gaffe, with some poking fun at McRae’s rookie mistake and others simply expressing their confusion.
McRae has yet to respond to the criticism, but she did share the cover art on her social media pages with the caption, “New album out December 8th! Can’t wait for you all to hear it.”
Despite the minor wardrobe malfunction, the album cover is generally being praised for its boldness and creativity. McRae’s decision to embrace a hockey theme is a refreshing take on the typical pop album cover, and it’s sure to appeal to fans of both music and hockey.
The album’s tracklist has yet to be revealed, but McRae has promised that it will be full of “catchy melodies and honest lyrics” that will resonate with listeners of all ages.
“Think Later” is the follow-up to McRae’s debut album, “All Things I Feel,” which was released in 2020. The album was a critical and commercial success, spawning the hit singles “You Broke Me First” and “Lie to Me.”
McRae is currently on tour in support of her new album. She will be playing a number of dates across North America throughout the fall.
In addition to her music career, McRae is also a dancer and actress. She has appeared in several television shows and films, including “Odd Squad” and “Teen Mom.”
McRae is a rising star in the pop music world, and her new album is sure to solidify her status as one of the most exciting artists to watch.