The single and its accompanying music video were released on 8 May.
Jayden Bartels released after teasing fans with snippets of the song and her self-directed music video. In addition to this, a live acoustic version was also performed on release day, prior to the release of the video.
Jayden had previously hinted of the single’s existence in a recent video uploaded to her YouTube channel, wanting to show her audience how a song “can change so much from the first draft to the final product”.
Jealous has been met with a positive reception from fans:
— ؘ (@skinnerdetails) May 8, 2020
— Kayden (@klossmartaylor) May 8, 2020
— Ashley Freeman #StLFT 🕊 (@ashley_f247) May 8, 2020