Katy Perry’s Next Single To Be “Wide Awake”

May 7th, 2012 // 4 Comments
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Well, looks like we were wrong with our prediction that “Dressin’ Up” would be Katy Perry‘s next single off Teenage Dream: The Complete Confection. Instead, the singer has opted for the slower-paced “Wide Awake”, a Dr. Luke and Cirkut co-production that was penned by Perry, Luke, Max Martin, Bonnie McKee and Henry Walter. It’s a bittersweet pop jam that finds Katy lamenting, “I wish I knew then what I know now, wouldn’t dive in, wouldn’t bow down.” Like “Part Of Me”, the lyrics seem timely, given the singer’s pending divorce from Russell Brand. Then again, who really knows when “Wide Awake” was written? Are you happy with the choice of this for a single over “Dressin’ Up”?


  1. Nonie

    No ! i want Dressin’ up ! no no no

  2. I’m very happy indeed. This is one of my ultimate favorite Katy song and dressing up is just stupid, man!

  3. Joe

    it doesn’t matter they are both great songs

  4. juniper

    dressin up is way better
    the vocals on wide awake are so boring and flat

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