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Katy Perry - WITNESS album (incl. Bon Appétit & Chained To The Rhythm)

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I'm keeping some of the Max Martin tracks + Bigger Than Me. The rest is different levels of mediocre and bland.

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The song "Witness" grows on me enormously. It is really addictive.

Btw - what does an A&R person do on an album like "Witness"?

Are they the ones who decide which of the songs will be on the album? Or are they listening to external demos?


Did Max approve all songs as an executive producer?
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And I liked it..

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The A&R represents the label's position about the tracks that make the cut.

Katy is the kind of artists that reworks the songs over and over again.
She said she had 40 songs for the album.

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The A&R represents the label's position about the tracks that make the cut.

Katy is the kind of artists that reworks the songs over and over again.
She said she had 40 songs for the album.
This is kinda similar to what happened with the last 2 albums of Madonna, especially in rebel heart, which is an odd concept, with some cringy music, with good demos (leaked) and awesome producers.

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Amazingly bad album, not one hit, not even one catchy song.  Sounds like shit.

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New single "Save as draft"
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oh dear. Saved As Draft as a single? Terrible choice. It's like Wide Awake but not as good.

I like Pendulum.
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Re: Katy Perry - WITNESS album (incl. Bon Appétit & Chained To The Rhythm)
« Reply #157 on: June 29, 2017, 01:22:50 AM »
The songs 1-4 and 8-12 (except 10) are the best ones.

Roulette and Bon Appétit are my favorites right now.

Has anyone heard Max's tooth yet? According to the booklet they're part of HHH. Also flawless backing vocals on Witness, Max! 8)
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Re: Katy Perry - WITNESS album (incl. Bon Appétit & Chained To The Rhythm)
« Reply #158 on: June 29, 2017, 06:00:03 AM »
I'm stuck with Bon Appetit.
It grew on me.

A LOT.

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Re: Katy Perry - WITNESS album (incl. Bon Appétit & Chained To The Rhythm)
« Reply #159 on: June 29, 2017, 06:44:11 AM »
I'm stuck with Bon Appetit.
It grew on me.

A LOT.

Ha! :)

The whistling at the end of Witness is sooooo flawless, brilliant!

I love the verse/chorus snare of Hey Hey Hey so much - so Ali <3 would've never guessed Sia's co-written this one, probably the first time I don't recognize her lol.
The way Katy sings the chorus is simply perfect.
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oh dear. Saved As Draft as a single? Terrible choice. It's like Wide Awake but not as good.

I like Pendulum.

SAD might be my least favorite, really an incredibly weird choice. However it's a funny song title :D

Pendulum is brilliant, "objectively" the best song of the album .
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Re: Katy Perry - WITNESS album (incl. Bon Appétit & Chained To The Rhythm)
« Reply #161 on: July 01, 2017, 12:15:24 AM »
This might be Katy's best album yet! Very very good stuff on it, really excellent!
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Re: Katy Perry - WITNESS album (incl. Bon Appétit & Chained To The Rhythm)
« Reply #162 on: July 02, 2017, 01:20:39 AM »
These Roulette post chorus vocals by Shellback are everything.
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Re: Katy Perry - WITNESS album (incl. Bon Appétit & Chained To The Rhythm)
« Reply #163 on: July 02, 2017, 04:05:21 AM »
Seems to me that someone over here likes this album a lot  :P ::)

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Re: Katy Perry - WITNESS album (incl. Bon Appétit & Chained To The Rhythm)
« Reply #164 on: July 03, 2017, 11:47:41 AM »
Unlike Teenage Dream and Prism, Witness doesn't contain a "blackout" like Firework or This Moment.
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