Witness (Katy Perry album)

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Witness
Studio album by
ReleasedJune 9, 2017
GenreElectropop
Length53:41
LabelCapitol
Producer
  • Max Martin
  • Shellback
  • Ali Payami
  • Duke Dumont
  • Promnite
  • Mailbox
  • Hayden James
  • Jack Garratt
  • Corin Roddick
  • Rachael Findlen
  • Peter Karlsson
  • Scooly
  • Mike Will Made It
  • Oscar Holter
  • Elof Loelv
  • Jeff Bhasker
  • Dustin O'Halloran
  • Felix Snow
  • Ilya
  • Mark Crew
  • Rationale[1][2]
Katy Perry chronology
Prism
(2013)
Witness
(2017)
Singles from Witness
  1. "Chained to the Rhythm"
    Released: February 10, 2017
  2. "Bon Appétit"
    Released: April 28, 2017
  3. "Swish Swish"
    Released: May 19, 2017
  4. "Hey Hey Hey"
    Released: January 12, 2018[source?]
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
SourceRating
Metacritic54/100
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic2/5 stars
(2/5)

Witness is the fifth studio album by American singer-songwriter Katy Perry. It was released on June 9, 2017, by Capitol Records. On February 10, 2017, Perry released the single "Chained to the Rhythm", which reached the top five in many countries worldwide, including the US, UK, and Canada. It features the grandson of Bob Marley, Skip Marley, and was co-written by Australian singer-songwriter Sia. Two months later, the single "Bon Appétit" was made available for download. The hip-hop group Migos is featured on this song.

In May 2017, Perry announced that her fifth studio album would be released on June 9 and is called Witness.

The album received mixed reviews.[3] It earned 180,000 copies sold and streamed in its first week in the United States and became her third number-one album there.[4]

Tour[change | change source]

Perry also announced a concert tour called Witness: The Tour, set to begin in September 2017 across North America.[5]

Track listing[change | change source]

Standard version[6]
No. Title Length
1. "Witness"   4:11
2. "Hey Hey Hey"   3:35
3. "Roulette"   3:19
4. "Swish Swish" (featuring Nicki Minaj) 4:03
5. "Déjà Vu"   3:18
6. "Power"   3:46
7. "Mind Maze"   4:08
8. "Miss You More"   3:54
9. "Chained to the Rhythm" (featuring Skip Marley) 3:58
10. "Tsunami"   3:23
11. "Bon Appétit" (featuring Migos) 3:48
12. "Bigger Than Me"   4:01
13. "Save as Draft"   3:49
14. "Pendulum"   4:00
15. "Into Me You See"   4:24
Total length:
53:41

References[change | change source]

  1. "Katy Perry - Witness". Discogs. Retrieved 9 October 2017.
  2. "Katy Perry - Witness". Discogs. Retrieved 9 October 2017.
  3. "Witness by Katy Perry". Retrieved 9 October 2017.
  4. "Katy Perry Scores Third No. 1 Album on Billboard 200 Chart With 'Witness'". Billboard. Retrieved 2017-08-05.
  5. TheEllenShow (16 May 2017). "Katy Perry Dishes on Her New Album and Upcoming Tour". Retrieved 9 October 2017 – via YouTube.
  6. "Katy Perry - Witness". Discogs. Retrieved 2017-06-13.
  7. "Katy Perry: Witness (Deluxe) - Music on Google Play". play.google.com. Retrieved 2019-06-01.