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Katy Perry Teases New Political Song: 'Don't Ask Me to Normalize'

Katy Perry Teases New Political Song: 'Don't Ask Me to Normalize'

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Hear the latest taste of Perry's "Purposeful Pop" era.

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.

Related | Katy Perry is Woke AF in Her Candy-Colored 'Chained to the Rhythm' Video

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."

Related | Katy Perry Performs With a Giant Skeleton Trump at the BRIT Awards

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.

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