Kesha has been to hell and aid, and she’s no longer going down with out a wrestle in her recent tune video.
The 32-three hundred and sixty five days-aged dropped the visual for the first single from her upcoming album High Motorway (out Jan. 10) Thursday morning, and it’s a bonkers account accompanying a excessive-vitality holy bop that sees the “Praying” singer-songwriter resurrecting her signature pop roots.
Directed by Luke Gilford (who beforehand helmed Christina Aguilera’s “Plunge In Line”), the intriguing video introduces Kesha as a prosperous televangelist with a jealous husband who envies his accomplice’s success. After an intense session of exorcising demons from her devoted followers, Kesha makes an are trying to seduce her accomplice, which sends him into a violent rage that rapidly takes a grim spiral, main his accomplice to embark on a depraved-country salvage a ways from her venerable lifestyles.
“Raising Hell” also capabilities just a few of Kesha’s most mischievous lyrics in years, because the pop celebrity sings “I’m all f—d up in my Sunday ultimate, no one can disgrace ’trigger I esteem this costume. Fully God can decide this holy mess, doing my ultimate, bitch I’m blessed,” earlier than instructing devotees to “soar it up and down where the ultimate Lord split it” over a throbbing, accurate away infectious saxophone-tinged chorus.
Previewing her recent album — her first since 2017’s rock-inspired comeback album Rainbow re-established her on the tune scene following a prolonged apt fight over sexual abuse allegations in opposition to her longtime collaborator, Dr. Luke (whom has denied the claims) — Kesha beforehand urged EW High Motorway marks a return to the “weirdo pop” of her earlier career.
“For those that protect on pushing during the darkness, you’ll fetch a rainbow, and I if truth be told feel esteem I in the extinguish arrived there,” she acknowledged as fragment of our 2019 tumble tune preview. “I got here aid around to realizing that I f—king love pop tune. I had been depriving myself of something I cherished very a lot because I wasn’t supposed to rejoice. There is a beauty to the escapism of what pop tune presents folks and being mindful about that. I abilities it. I take advantage of it. Song is my remedy.”
High Motorway is out on Jan. 10. Gaze the recent tune video for “Raising Hell” above.
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