“Witness” is the upcoming fourth studio album by American recording artist and pop star Katy Perry. It’s expected to be released on June 9th via Capitol Records.
It arrives after finishing the relentless promotion of her latest and third major studio album “PRISM“, released in October 2013, and also ended the Prismatic World Tour which it has garnered nearly 200 million dollars.
After the huge numbers achieved with her Super Bowl XLIX halftime show, and released “By the Grace of God” as a final promotional single from the album, the singer started to work on more new music to delight all her fans in late 2015.
According to Advance Alternative Media site, Perry registered three new tracks called “She’s So Creepy“, “In Flames” and “Heartache Crusade” early this year. Another track called “Legacy” (alternate title “I’m Threw“) was registered in early May 2015. The song was written by Leon Gober Dorthars.
According to RadioAnMusic, Perry’s manager Steven Jensen gave a brief but exciting update while speaking at the All That Matters music and entertainment conference in Singapore this week. When talking about Perry, Jensen reportedly said, “She plans to release her next album by 2016.”
Perry registered a new track called “Cocodrile Tears” as response on her current battle with Taylor Swift. This info was released on Mirror on August 21st last year.
The pop star has recorded a Christmas song called “Everyday Is a Holiday”, which was included as part of H&M Christmas campaign where Katy Perry is the protagonist.
Australian hitmaker confirmed on Twitter that she has worked on a record with Katy Perry on December 8th. Apparently, on May 30th, Katy’s Twitter account was hacked a previously unreleased demo called “Witness” surfaced online.
In December, she worked in the studio with DJ Locksmith and part of the band Rudimental. The previously confirmed song “Rise” a special song for NBC Olympics was released unexpectedly and exclusively on Apple Music on July 15th.
Rae Sremmurd’s Swae Lee has confirmed on Complex that he has been working with Katy Perry on her upcoming album. He said:
I wrote this track and she laid it and it’s pretty dope. It sounded pretty dope. She got a lot of style
During a recent interview with ET Canada, Perry has confirmed she has been working with some unexpected producers. She said:
I’m working with a lot of unexpected writers and producers and … that’s bringing out a lot of different things sonically. Even when I was working with my go-to producers, I’d always push them to play me a beat that was reserved for Three 6 Mafia or something like that
During a recent interview with Digital Spy, Jonas Blue has confirmed that he met Katy in LA and a collaboration could be on its way. He said:
I met Katy Perry in LA a few weeks ago, was literally so star struck. I went up to her and I was so star struck, but then she turned round and said she was massive of my music and would love to work with me. It was a bit weird
The first single from the project is called “Chained to the Rhythm” and it was released on February 10th. During The GRAMMYs red carpet, Katy confirmed new track from the upcoming album called “Bon Appétit” and also said we were gonna get a lot of the “old” Katy on this album.
During an interview with Capital FM, Perry has confirmed she will release multiple singles before the arrival of the album. During iHeartRadio Awards red carpet, she announced that a new song will be available really “soon”.
The anticipated track “Bon Appétit” featuring Migos was released as the album’s second official single on April 28th.
During a recent live chat, Perry confirmed that the album includes 15 tracks and a few female collaborations. She also teased that the album could be released next week. The album’s title track “Witness” is expected to be launched as instant grat with the pre-order of the album on May 19th.
- Bigger Than Me
- Bon Appétit (feat. Migos) | Max Martin, Kirsnick Ball, Quavious Marshall, Oscar Holter, Shellback, Kiari Cephus, Katy Perry & Ferras Alqaisi
- Chained to the Rhythm (feat. Skip Marley) | Katy Perry, Max Martin, Sia Furler, Ali Payami, Skip Marley
- Crocodile Tears | Katy Perry & Thomas Wesley Pentz
- Deja vu
- Everyday Is a Holiday | Katy Perry, Lukasz Gottwald, Sarah Hudson, Hal Riston & Duke Dumont
- Heartache Crusade
- In Flames
- I’m Threw (Legacy) | Leon Gober Dorthars
- Last Cry | Katy Perry, Desmond Child & Andreas Carlsson
- North Star | Katy Perry & Greg Wells
- Rise | Katy Perry, Max Martin, Savan Kotecha & Ali Payamin
- She’s So Creepy
- Stupefied | Daniel Carey & Michael Jones
- Swish Swish
- Tomorrow | Michael Jones & Greg Wells
- Toothbrush | Michael Jones & Greg Wells
- Witness LEAKED