Katy Perry Names “Birthday” The 4th Single From ‘Prism’, Unveils Adorable Cover

Apr 3rd, 2014 // 11 Comments
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Katy Perry brought out her big balloons today (April 3) and announced that “Birthday” will be the next single from her mega-selling Prism album on Twitter. This is a total no-brainer. The bubbly Dr. Luke/Max Martin production is utterly irresistible and could add to the diva’s already staggering tally of number one hits.

“Boy when you’re with me, I’ll give you a taste,” the 29-year-old superstar coos over slick, mid-tempo disco beats. “Make it like your birthday every day!” The song is quintessentially Katy in that it’s tongue-in-cheek and irreverent but still adorable and completely inoffensive. I particularly love the part where she sings about her famous balloons! As for the cover? It’s an awesome childhood pic. Well played, chart queen. See her tweet and listen to the song after the jump.

Was this the best choice for Katy’s next single? Have your say in the comments below.

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  1. Perfect choice, since “International Smile” is going be to be a perfect summer hit.

  2. HC

    perfect choice! Double Rainbow & International Smile should be singles as well sometime in the near future, and of course, Legendary Lovers :)

  3. MusicManDave

    Great choice Katy!! “Birthday” is another anthem like “Friday” from her last album. Have Fun and Celebrate!!

  4. Toni

    I feel like everything single worthy has already been released from “PRISM.” “Birthday” sounds ultimately like a filler song, but then again I said that about “E.T.”

  5. mdb

    This tune sounds like something Marilyn Monroe would have sung-don’t care for it. I think she should have released “This Is How We Do” as her fourth single. ” Walkin on Air” is a better dance tune than “Birthday”. ” International Smile” is probably good for a hit and believe “Choose Your Battles” might climb higher on the charts than “Legendary Lovers” though I do like that song.

  6. Ariana grande

    This is a really good choice to put as her 3rd single! But next she should either do “This is How we Do” or “Ghost”! But she can to many singles on 1 album so I think it should end at at least 6 official singles on mainstream radio.

  7. Ariana grande

    Sorry 4th

  8. Katy Perry

    glad u guys like it! :)

  9. The Ghost of Cece Peniston

    Why not “Walkin’ on Air”?!?!

  10. Adam

    Smart choice. Birthday is going to be big, it’s already a PRISM highlight.
    I was hoping it would be this one as next single. Hopefully she will end the PRISM era with Legendary Lovers or Double Rainbow, or both!
    Since, truth is, the remaining tracks are plain album fillers.

  11. Jackie

    I hope legendary lovers and ghost are next!

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