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Well-known for her wacky costumes and powerful vocals, American singer-songwriter Katy Perry has released her latest single ‘This Is How We Do’ in July – the fifth official single from her latest album Prism.
Sharing in a video interview, the self-professed “Cat Lady” lit up when she spoke of the upbeat track with hip-hop influences – one she calls a “real show-off, flaunting and fun party song that puts you in the right mood”.
The colourful and vibrant music video which was released a week later was inspired by Tumblr, and how much time Katy spends on the microblogging platform.
Katy, who was recently crowned the All-Time Top Digital Artist, revealed how she took time to look inwards and self-reflect for Prism to create songs with hope, inspiration and joy. It was also an opportunity to show a different side of herself – definitely not a duplicate from her previous album Teenage Dream in 2010.
Other crowd favourites like ‘Roar’, which became an adopted anthem for fans, and ‘Dark Horse’, were meaningful to her too. The 30-year-old, who is currently dating singer John Mayer, said, “I did not know ‘Dark Horse’ was literally going to be such a dark horse. It is pleasantly surprising that people like me doing Trap Music.”
Currently on The Prismatic World Tour which kicked off in May, Katy is estimated to hold a whopping 130 shows in total until March next year. She promises to bring a feast to both the eyes and ears, sharing her hit songs and bringing them to live in 3D.
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