Katy Perry made it very clear that she’s moved on from her candyland technicolor dream world of her “Teenage Dream” album/tour/persona. In her latest video, a teaser for her upcoming single, she’s going somewhere darker. Literally. In the promo for her single “Roar” (out August 12), Ms. Perry, in dark lipstick and surrounded by total darkness, holds up her signature blue wig and sets it on fire. The whole thing is very The Craft, but also reminds me of Lana Del Rey‘s look and feel.
Could this next era in Katy’s career be a little less sunshine and rainbows and a lot more drama and Del Rey? Let’s just hope they don’t start a feud.