Kesha Channels Emotion into ‘Solely Love Can Save Us Now’ Efficiency – Rolling Stone

Kesha showcased her latest track “Solely Love Can Save Us Now” in a video efficiency for Vevo. Accompanied by a pair of musicians, Kesha carried out the fast-talking observe, which seems on her new album Gag Order, in an oblong room with flickering lights, giving it a punk aptitude.

“I’ve had an amazing dichotomy of feelings, oscillating between ache and love. Chaos and love. Worry and love,” Kesha stated in an announcement. “I needed my track ‘Solely Love Can Save Us Now’ to sonically, lyrically, and emotionally replicate the severity of my psychological pendulum swings. The world is so overwhelming generally. It requires a second of give up. The ludicrosity of life could make you loopy. If something, if something, can save us, I imagine solely love can. This track is a determined and indignant prayer. A name to the sunshine when all feels misplaced.”

Kesha recorded Gag Order, her fifth studio LP, with producer Rick Rubin. The album marks her first since 2020’s Excessive Highway.

“I really feel like I’m giving delivery to essentially the most intimate factor I’ve ever created,” the singer advised Rolling Stone of the album, launched earlier this month. I actually dug into a few of my uglier feelings and sides of myself which might be much less enjoyable. It’s scary being weak. The truth that I’ve compiled a whole file of those feelings, of anger, of insecurity, of tension, of grief, of ache, of remorse, all of that’s so nerve-racking — but it surely’s additionally so therapeutic.”

On the album, Kesha vaguely addresses her ongoing authorized scenario with Dr. Luke. (Kesha has accused the producer, actual identify Lukasz Gottwald, of sexual, bodily, and emotional abuse; he has denied the allegations, and his defamation go well with in opposition to Kesha is about to go to trial this summer time.) Whereas she’s not allowed to debate the problem immediately, she advised Rolling Stone that the LP’s title sums up how she feels.


“I really feel as if there was an implied gag order for a really very long time now,” Kesha famous. “With my ongoing litigation hanging over my head, I’ve not been capable of converse freely as a result of I do know every little thing I say is scrutinized.”

In 2020, Kesha carried out her songs “Elevating Hell” and “Resentment” for Vevo.

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