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Katy Perry listed on CNN’s ‘The politics of pop music in 2017′

CNN listed 11 pop songs that told the year’s story in politics. Katy Perry is #2 with her song “Chained To The Rhythm” featuring Skip Marley.

2. “Chained to the Rhythm” – Katy Perry ft. Skip Marley | Katy Perry mourned Clinton’s loss on election night 2016 at the Javits Center, holding hands with Lady Gaga. Of the two pop stars, Perry often seemed more invested. She had campaigned for Clinton often, offered “Roar” to the campaign as a theme song (although “Fight Song” became more of the official song, “Roar” was in rotation at rallies) and posted frequently about her Clinton fandom on Instagram, including a photo of herself reading a book about Clinton on the beach in May, responding to an article I had written calling Perry the Hillary Clinton of pop. She also recorded two songs on her Witness album about the election, “Bigger Than Me” and “Chained to the Rhythm,” the neo-disco lead single that’s been interpreted as a warning about the dangers of digital bubbles. She performed it at the Grammys in front of a projection of “We the People” while wearing a “Persist” armband, and at the Brits under puppets of Trump and British Prime Minister Theresa May.

Source: Hello Katy

Katy Perry listed on CNN’s ‘The politics of pop music in 2017′

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