Kesha Releases New Music Video For ‘My Own Dance’, New Album ‘High Road’ Out January 10th

Today, Kesha has dropped both the song and video for ‘My Own Dance’, the latest release from her upcoming album ‘High Road’ (out January 10 on Kemosabe/RCA Records), and it continues the wave of addictively fun and perfectly crafted pop started by the album’s first single, ‘Raising Hell’ (feat. Big Freedia).

‘My Own Dance’, written by Kesha with John Hill, Justin Tranter and Dan Reynolds (produced by Kesha and John Hill), uses irreverently brilliant witticisms to address reconciling the many facets of who you are, embracing your multitudes and learning how to create your own unique dance through life — and with lines like “the Internet called and it wants you back, but could you kinda rap and not be so sad?” Kesha playfully holds a mirror up to her own musical evolution as well.

The video, directed by Allie Avital, is quintessential Kesha, with the popstar going on an absurdist jaunt through the world’s craziest apartment complex in search of a box of “magic cereal”. The video is colourful, choreographed and complete with rooms of partying men in masks, solo cups, bodybuilders, lingerie-clad dancers wearing animal heads and gasmasks, two blank-faced young girls giving major “The Shining” vibes, and a kiddie pool full of milk and cereal.

‘My Own Dance’ follows the universal acclaim laid upon ‘Raising Hell’ (feat. Big Freedia), which NPR called “a gospel-inspired rave-up banger”, Entertainment Weekly said “exorcises trauma, resurrects pop”, and Paper praised saying it “finds a wonderful midpoint between snarling party girl Kesha half-rapping over crunchy pop-EDM and her soulful balladry on Rainbow.” Kesha and Big Freedia recently performed the song on Jimmy Kimmel Live! and they will join forces again on Sunday, November 24th when they take the stage at the American Music Awards.

Stream and download ‘My Own Dance’ here.

About the author

There’s a lot of music out there - good music. At Essentially Pop our remit is that we cover music that deserves to be heard, with a particular focus on independent artists. That doesn't mean we won't cover your old favourites - rather we hope to give you some new favourites as well.

We no longer accept unpaid PR agency work. We believe the creative arts have value, and this includes writing. As always, we will write about artists who contact us - or who we contact - for free - but we can no longer work free of charge for PR agencies. We work hard, we put in a lot of hours writing, and we ask that you respect that. Contact us for our very reasonable rates.

Follow us on: Twitter, Google+, Tumblr, Pinterest, Instagram, Myspace, Facebook, Spotify, Youtube. Drop us an email on hello@essesntiallypop.com

Comments

Leave a Reply

Please help us with running costs – donate here

%d bloggers like this: