Katy Perry - Never Really Over

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  1. Jark

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    Premieres Friday, lead single from her fifth album. Will be interesting to see how it does - can it perform like Chained, or will it be more of a Bon Appetit? I suppose it depends how long her hair is in the video.
     
  2. jivafox

    jivafox Stay sexy don’t get murdered

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    Oh god I am NOT IN THE MOOD.
     
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  3. Pipo

    Pipo WEAR MY KISS

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    I need CREDITZ PLZ in order to judge ACCORDINGLY
     
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    The title just makes me think of Kelly Clarkson's SULLEN MASTERWORK Sober. Katy doesn't have the range.
     
  5. SDF

    SDF The Wait is Over

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    I don’t really go back to the last album often but I was listening to Chained the other day and I feel it was judged harshly as it’s actually quite a good pop song
     
  6. OutSynk

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    Never really over? As subtle as always.
     
  7. Jark

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    Was it? It's universally considered among her best though?
     
  8. Slave

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    I don't think it was judged harshly, so much as there was a wave of INDIFFERENCE towards her and the album as a whole.
     
  9. Halli

    Halli sippin' champagne from a paper cup

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    I thought she said she wasn't making a new album any time soon.
    I like most of her stuff so I am mildly intruiged
     
  10. Sheena

    Sheena MAKE IT QUICK, LUCILLE!

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    I hated everything she'd ever done until she discovered coke, gained creative control and recorded that career killing album which is really rather good overall.

    SWISH SWISH, BITCH

    :disco:
     
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  11. Sheena

    Sheena MAKE IT QUICK, LUCILLE!

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    (And yes, I know it's BISH but I simply refuse to believe it)
     
  12. Kalabaliken

    Kalabaliken Pop Precision Since 1978

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    She's ALWAYS been on the coke, love.
     
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  13. Pipo

    Pipo WEAR MY KISS

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    you hated everything from Teenage Dream and Prism?? I know she wasn't everyone's cup of tea but Teenage Dream (song) and Roar are really good pop songs :disco:
     
  14. Sheena

    Sheena MAKE IT QUICK, LUCILLE!

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    All the singles, which is as far as I got.

    I always said I never understood why- I probably SHOULD like her but everything made me want to punch someone. Profoundly annoying music.
     
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    "Teenage Dream" (the song) is SO GOOD even Aimee Mann likes it.
     
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  16. Suedey

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    That being said, I just don't NEED Katy Perry in my life in 2019 and I don't know if I ever will again (not anytime soon anyway). She was fun for a while and I can probably put together a Top 10 Katy Perry Songs list (which is more than I could say for, oh, Taylor Swift par exemple but let's not go there because Swiftie / Swifty /*snake emoji* has some serious "stans" here).
     
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  17. Pipo

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    OH but PLEASE do
     
  18. Suedey

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    KATY PERRY TOP 10+2 (HISTORY MIX)

    1. Teenage Dream
    2. E.T.
    3. Chained to the Rhythm
    4. Dark Horse
    5. Roulette
    6. Part of Me
    7. Unconditionally
    8. I Kissed a Girl
    9. Swish Swish
    10. Hot & Cold

    (11. Roar)
    (12. Wide Awake)
     
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  19. SDF

    SDF The Wait is Over

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    Chained is considered one of her best? I always thought people were underwhelmed by it.
     
  20. Rita

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    REET RATE

    1 Dark Horse
    2. E.T.
    3. Firework
    4. Chained to the Rhythm
    5. Roar
    6. Waking Up in Vegas
    7. Swish Swish
    8. Teenage Dream
    9. Hot n Cold
    10. Feels
     
  21. Jark

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    WELL



    I'm not SURE how to FEEL about THIS
     
  22. Suedey

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    On a scale of 1 to 10, that look is a -1.
     
  23. Jark

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    It's giving me Ray of Light through a Lauren Harries filter. A serve! :disco:
     
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    Oh I quite like it! What a STATE! :disco:
     
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    :D YES!
     
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    I could however live without that FONT :gross:
     
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  27. Penelope

    Penelope AND SHAVE OUR EYEBROWS

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    Chained to the Rhythm seemed very underwhelming at the time of release but it took me about a year to realise it's an utterly brilliant pop song. My favourite thing about that album is that basically everyone agreed that it had a killer single, but split basically evenly over which one it was and was aghast that anyone could think it was one of the other two :D
     
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  28. Dark Carnival

    Dark Carnival Missss Vaaaaaanjie

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    Swish Swish AND Bon Appetit
     
  29. Pipo

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    glad nobody remembers that SHIT song (with a shit video) HEY HEY HEY :zombie:
     
  30. Jark

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    There really was a BANGER for EVERY SIDE of her thoroughly EXPANSIVE MUSICAL PALETTE :disco:
     
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    Bon a
    Bon aPPETIT
    BABY

    :zombie: :disco:
     
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  32. Penelope

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    And of course, SOME OF US ADORED ALL THREE :disco:
     
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  34. Zu-Klara

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    Oh it REALLY IS! :disco:
     
  35. POP!

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    I think "Chained to the Rhythm", "Bon Apetite" and "Swish Swish" are all above-average singles, but the packaging was so unappealing and try-hard that people didn't bother. That 24 hour web series thing she did was also a huge misstep. Once radio stopped caring I think all public interest did as well. I think she has slowly built up some goodwill back with American Idol?? Did "365" end up doing anything at all? Hopefully that and "Feels" are indicative of the quality she will churn out this time around.

    I'm also quite partial to "Tsunami" from the last album:

    So baby come and take a swim with me
    Make me ripple till I'm WAVYYY
    Don't be scared to dive in deep
    And start a TSU-NAMIIIIIII
     
  36. octophone

    octophone fucking ADMIN, bitches

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    Neven Really Oven is an odd title...
     
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  37. lolly

    lolly Rowena? From Kuwait?

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    And who's this Katy Penny woman anyway?
     
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  38. OutSynk

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    Er no? It was actually the best part of the era. Made her much more likeable.
     
  39. dUb

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    This will be sampling Love You Like That by Dagny :disco:
     
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  40. Jark

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    I'm very much here for this



    (her inability to do a video that isn't satire or "comedy" is quite iconic at this point)
     

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