Kesha continues her comeback with the release of her brand new song, ‘Woman’!

In an essay exclusive to Rolling Stone, Kesha opens up about song saying, “Musically, I really couldn’t be more proud of this record. I think that this album sonically sounds more like the music I listen to than anything else I’ve ever done in the past. I love the music I have made before, but it was funny to me that I would go play huge EDM festivals and then I’d go onto my tour bus and get out my record player and put on Iggy Pop, Rolling Stones, Beach Boys, T Rex, Dolly Parton, James Brown, Beatles, The Sweet; any of those records. They all couldn’t be more different sonically from what I was doing, even though the same wild spirit was there.”

She adds, “I realized that for most of my life I was intimidated to even try and run in the leagues of the people I look up to. With “Woman,” I hope my fans will hear that wild spirit still strong inside me but this time it was created more raw, spontaneously and with all live instrumentation, which I found was a huge reason I loved the records I did love. There were one or two or 12 different people playing real instruments together, and all that real human energy is exciting and very fun to listen to. I wanted this song to capture that organic, raw, soulful sound and keep the imperfect moments in the recordings because I find the magic in the imperfections.”

‘Woman’ features The Dap-Kings horn section and Kesha wrote about how much it meant to her to record ‘Woman’, especially with two men, “It was such a beautiful experience to write such a strong female empowerment song with two men … because it reinforces how supportive men can be of women AND feminism…That day was one of the best writing sessions of my life. It was pure raw joy. I have never had such a wonderful and hilarious work day as I did that day. It was one of those days I’ll remember forever, because it brought me back to why I wanted to ever start making music.”

The video was shot at Delaware bar, Oddity and was co-directed by Kesha’s brother Lagan, an experience that was seamless for the singer, “It was one of those projects where I knew exactly what I wanted and it was just easier to do it ourselves than try to explain my vision to another director.”

‘Woman’ follows Kesha’s comeback single, ‘Praying’, which addressed Kesha’s long legal battle with producer Dr. Luke.; both songs will appear on her forthcoming album, Rainbow which is set to be released on August 11th.



You can read Kesha’s full essay about ‘Woman’ by visiting!

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