Album ReviewsEntertainment

Witness Katy Perry’s new club ready album and tour

Pop princess Katy Perry prepares for her forthcoming fifth studio album, Witness, to be released Friday, June 9th featuring a star-studded line-up of producers and guest appearances ! Hit maker writer and producer Max Martin lends his talents to title track, “Witness.” Watch for Mike Will Made It on, “Tsunami.” Synth-pop band Hot Chip vocalist Alexis Taylor contributes to “Into Me You See,” and 2016 Grammy award winning producer of the year Jeff Bhasker helps create, “Pendulum,” while DJ Mustard co-produces, “Save As Draft.” Fellow musician Sia appears on “Hey Hey Hey,” and Canadian electronic music duo, Purity Ring put their spin on “Mind Maze.” Those are just a few of the fifteen total tracks on her latest effort, which buyers can add two bonus songs to if purchased from Target stores. In addition, a special vinyl release of Witness is planned for August 11th. Thus far, three singles have launched into the music universe beginning with “Chained to the Rhythm,” which went number one in seven countries including the Billboard U.S Dance Club Songs chart. Eager listeners feasted on, “Bon Appétit,” currently holding a Top 40 spot in fourteen countries, adding Billboard U.S Mainstream Top 40 to it’s achievements. And, of course, we cannot forget “Swish Swish,” featuring Nicki Minaj, the rumored Taylor Swift diss third single from Witness, climbing the charts everywhere as we speak ! As with any new album release comes the tour which will touch down in Arizona in January 2018.


Show More

Jeff Kode

Jeff Kode has previously written articles for The Arizona Republic ALT section, as well as other publications including Echo Magazine and IONAZ Magazine. He is an enthusiastic movie lover, and enjoys discovering new music. He was previously on air middays with his own show The Sugar Rush, and can now be heard 6-9am on The Morning Beat with Steve and Jeff at 88.7 The Pulse.