Katy Perry‘s new single ‘Chained to the Rhythm‘ continues to make healthy gains on radio formats globally weeks before the unveiling of its supporting LP.
This week, she has revealed that the American-inspired set was inspired by Donald Trump’s presidential win.
Find out below…
After the election and I was kind of depressed and, you know, I definitely didn’t want to write a club banger. I was like, ‘How are we writing a club banger when the world is on fire?’ And it was a nice exercise of writing a song that at first listen is a really fun song, but I guess the more you dive into it, it has a different subtext.
She shared the above in a new interview with Capital FM taped before she took to the 2017 BRIT Awards.
I’ve got something swirling, but I think I want to put out some songs first before I give them the full meal. I think we are digesting things in bite size these days and that’s what we can handle. It’s not shade or anything at all like that… but when someone has a 17 or 19 track album and you’re like, ‘I have to take a trip to Mars to listen to your record in full!’ I mean I love you, you’re my favorite dope artist, but like we want bite size.