"This record is really about hopefulness. It's about resilience, it's about joy," says Katy Perry. "To me, it's not just about noise, it's about me walking through real hell."
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Katy Perry, songwriter Sarah Hudson and Juicy J as well as producers Dr. Luke, Max Martin and Cirkut were all ruled to be liable for copyright infringement in a Los Angeles court on July 29.
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Painter Will Cotton, known for his lush, dreamlike candy landscapes, was the art director for Katy Perry's "California Gurls" music video. He also created the cover art for the album.
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