We have to hand it to her - Ke$ha's really carving quite the niche for herself in the pop world!
The singer, who is performing this weekend at the Glastonbury Festival, recently opened up about being compared to other female artists, her amazing songwriting abilities, and of course, collaborating with Miz Britney Spears!
On being compared to other pop stars:
Y’know, I get it all the time. I get compared to everyone and their brother. I’m really not trying to be anyone else. I’m rapping when I wanna rap, I’m singing when I wanna sing, I’m screaming when I wanna scream. Compare me to whoever you want and comparing me to a successful, strong woman like Lady GaGa is a huge compliment but I do think I’m very different to anybody out right now. Everyone has their talent but I think what I bring is very different.
On writing for other artists, compared to writing for herself:
It’s very different. I enjoy it. I like being able to put my brain into other people’s brain. I’ve written for Miley Cyrus and Britney and a bunch of other people and it’s fun to change it up a bit. When I’m writing for myself it's really personal and very, very honest. When I’m writing for other people, I try to put myself in their shoes.
I have never written such an intimate song as The Harold Song so I’m really proud of that one. I always like to talk shit and have my bad ass front, but that song is very genuine and very honest and very vulnerable. I do like that song a lot. I think that's one of my favorite songs I’ve ever written. Playing it live can be hard to sing because it’s so real.
On possibly touring with Britney:
"I really hope we can make it work. I know people who saw some early previews of Britney's show and said it was amazing - so I can't wait to go myself. If we’re ever in the same city at the same time then I’ll totally crash her tour!"
On her new album:
I’ve been writing as I’ve been touring and traveling the world and having all these crazy experiences! I’ve been writing a lot! I haven’t gone into the studio but all I know is that the next record is definitely going to have an extremely visceral attitude to do it.
Behind all of the glitter, sweat, and lord knows what else, we think there's quite the talent developing, and we're very CURIOUS to hear what she comes up with next!
Well done, gurl! You'd better RAWK Glastonbury!
And check out her other UK tour dates…AFTER THE JUMP!
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23 & 24 June - Glastonbury Festival
3 July - Wireless
3 July - Birmingham Academy
9 July - T In The Park
11 July - Manchester Apollo
13 July - London Hammersmith Apollo