Shelton and ex-wife Miranda Lambert divorced quickly and quietly in July, while Stefani and Gavin Rossdale announced their separation in August.
The latter recently settled their divorce and will share custody of their three sons.
(For those keeping count, the beaus were previously believed to be 1:1 on the song tribute ratio for .) Judging by the title alone, "Misery" might come off like a sour break-up anthem -- and since Stefani has previously described her album as running the gamut of her recent series of emotions in pseudo-consecutive order, one might think that the first track, especially so named, would be dedicated to the sads. Well, it could mean that her "You're like drugs to me" line is a snappy hindsight recall of how she felt when she first ended her marriage -- the full scoop on which would apparently "shock" us all because it's "a really good, juicy story." Plus, the "Where'd You Go?
Now that we can actually listen to it, though, it The song doesn't sound like some sappy send-off to her ex-husband Gavin Rossdale the way like her first spot-split anthem, "Used to Love You," did. " and "You're in so much trouble" bits could easily reflect some separation anxiety and anger following their split.
, a new single from Gwen Stefani's third solo album has now emerged, and yes, it does fall right in line with her recent history of "life is an open book"-style lyric-slinging.
" "It seems like the cowboy is really happy on the show," she told ET.
Instead, the lyrics ("Put me out of my misery/ Hurry up, come see me" and "I’m thinking things I’ve never thought before/ Like what your love would taste like") appear to peg her budding romance with her co-coach-turned-boyfriend Blake Shelton as the subject for the second time, following "Make Me Like You." But that could just be some clever misdirection on her part. But considering the newness factor hinted in her "so into you totally" and "I'm thinking things I never thought before/ Like what your love would taste like" lines ... (For what it's worth "Make Me Like You" falls fourth on that list, so by her description it'd be one of the sassier entries, too.
When she first shared the skinny on the track list, Gwen assured us that the first half of would be "dark and humorous." Back in November, she laid it out to Carson Daly at 97.1 as follows: "If you hear the record, the entire record — the first half was like that.
speculation surrounding Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani's dating life, a rep for Shelton confirms to ET that the pair are officially an item.
EXCLUSIVE: Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani Spotted Holding Hands in Nashville A rep for Stefani also confirmed the news in a statement to , saying: "Gwen and Blake are longtime friends who have very recently started dating." The news comes amid reports that Stefani and Shelton had flown together from Los Angeles, California, to Nashville, Tennessee, on Tuesday.co-host Gwen Stefani's possible romance, especially after E!