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Tuesday, January 17 2012

Gleeks and Beliebers Rejoice: In Defense of Pop

Pop music makers like Rihanna, Justin Bieber and Katy Perry may get the kiss off from critics, but really, what's the harm in getting your pop groove on to their style of music?


Reviews

Sunday, October 20 2013

Katy Perry: Prism

Katy Perry is still very much in her songwriting groove with Prism, but the more time you spend with it, the more apparent it is that she's actually stuck in a rut.


Wednesday, May 9 2012

Katy Perry: Teenage Dream: The Complete Confection

At first glance Kate Perry's Teenage Dream is shallow drivel, but it is the best shallow drivel in ages.


Sunday, October 3 2010

Katy Perry: Teenage Dream

If you've fallen for “California Gurls” and “Teenage Dream”, much of the rest of the record sounds like a dirty trick, a lugubrious series of weak melodies and general imbecility.


Monday, June 30 2008

Katy Perry: One of the Boys

Katy Perry overstates her own rebellion, undermines her strongest selling points.


Blogs

Tuesday, August 13 2013

Katy Perry's "Roar" Is Surprisingly Tame

After breaking records and becoming one of the biggest millennial pop stars in the world, Katy Perry's big comeback single is surprisingly safe, timid, and -- worst of all -- just plain boring.


Wednesday, November 18 2009

Katy Perry on MTV Unplugged (video)

Yesterday, Katy Perry's new MTV Unplugged CD/DVD combo was released. Check out videos for all seven songs: 1. "I Kissed a Girl" 2. "Ur So Gay" 3.


News

Monday, March 23 2009

Kooky, colorful singer rises to the top with button-pushing bubble-gum pop and a fruity fixation

SAN DIEGO - Uh-oh! Katy Perry's born-again minister parents were in the house. How would pop's new poster child for sexual experimentation deal with it?


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