Ke$ha is still getting it on in the clubs. That’s the latest inspiration for her new song “Pretty Lady.” She takes on club queens in all their cross-dressing glory.
The song reportedly “leaked” online today (May 11), and may not be the final version. But it’s probably a pretty good approximation of where she’s going with it.
The 25-year-old singer says she has found her comfort zone on the raunchier side of rock.
“I do feel like there are the pop stars of the world, and then I’m like their dirty little sister, running around with s*** on my face in combat boots because I can’t walk in heels,” she told the magazine.
Although some may say she’s a little too “rock star” to be authentic, she says she’s as real as it gets in pop music. “Everything I sing, I write,” she said. “Love it or hate it, it all comes from me.”
The tune, produced by Tom Neville and her Nashville singer-songwriter mom, Pebe Sebert, is likely to be on her upcoming album due this year, probably in the fall in time for the Christmas holidays.
“I want to bring the edge and the rawness and the visceral energy of ’70s and ’80s punk rock,” she told the magazine. “Some people will be shocked. Some will also be excited to know that I don’t just do silly white-girl rap. I’m from the South, I have a lot of soul.”
Ke$ha says she spends about half of her time in Nashville where she grew up. It helps her maintain her perspective and charge her batteries. And if it adds a little Southern influence to her dance-driven pop, all the better.
Check out the song below: