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Pop music emergency! Katy Perry’s new single drops on Friday

Katy Perry is gearing up to drop her new single from her heavily anticipated fifth album this Friday. The pop star changed her social media avatars and banners after the news from the Recording Academy that she would be performing at Sunday night’s Grammy Awards.

“Chained to the Rhythm” was co-written by Perry and hit-maker Sia with production being handled by Max Martin, who previously collaborated with Perry on “California Gurls” and “Teenage Dream” while also being responsible for mega-hits like “Shake It Off,” “Dangerous Woman” and “Can’t Feel My Face.”

Perry released a cryptic video with a brief snippet of the song last night on twitter and instagram with the caption, “Why are we all so chained… #FRIDATTHE10TH.” The beat is reminiscent of 80’s disco, almost like a sequel to “Walking on Air” which appeared on the singer’s last album Prism.

Today, Perry revealed a worldwide disco ball manhunt. Fans can see if there is a disco ball in their area, find it, and listen to the new single.

Though she did release “Rise” last summer, it was just a single for the Olympics; “Chained to the Rhythm” marks Perry’s first major release since 2013 when “Roar” and Prism.

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While we’re still curious as to what the overall album will sound like (Perry said in an interview with Ryan Seacrest that she was “experimenting and trying different styles”), “Chained to the Rhythm” sounds like just the mindless and infectious pop music we all really need right now.

Don’t disappoint us Katy!

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