Katy Perry used to sing about her Teenage Dreams, but things have become serious, and fast. There's no denying that Perry's "Chained to the Rhythm" is a dystopian anthem hidden within a radio-friendly pop song, not unlike how Stepford Wives look pretty and pink on the surface, despite actually being robots.
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Now, Perry's candy-colored universe has become even more political, with a teaser posted on Snapchat yesterday of a chant-heavy song. "I won't; no, I won't apologize," she shouts with distorted vocals. "I will not, will not subscribe. Don't ask me, ask me to normalize."
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Following a very political performance at the BRIT awards, where Donald Trump and Theresa May were skeletal marionette dolls, we're left debating: Has Katy Perry actually become woke, or has she simply jumped on the commodified band wagon with her "Purposeful Pop" era? Listen to the snippet, below, and decide for yourself.