Last month, Perry let her fans decide what song should be released next from her new album "Prism." It was later revealed that "Dark Horse" beat out "Walking On Air." The trap track follows Katy's current monster hit "Roar."
Since she launched her career with Capitol Records five years ago, Perry has dabbed in pop-rock and electro-pop on her past two albums. "Dark Horse" is her first song to feature an urban edge. Over a bass-heavy trap sound, she comes on strong, singing, "Make me your Aphrodite / Make me your one and only." Juicy J later comes in with a rap verse that rounds out the track. For her first foray into a drastically different sound, "Dark Horse" is surprisingly a treat on the ears. It doesn't hurt that the body can get down to the track's big beats as well.
Perry's "Prism" album will be released on October 22.
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