Katy Perry has some news for her Katy Cats. She just wrapped up production on a brand-spankin’-new music video. The singer tweeted about the shoot, teasing that the video will play some part in her forthcoming 3-D big-screen spectacle “Katy Perry: Part of Me,” out in July.
“3rd long ass day of shooting … the new music video!!!!! #workinggirl,” she tweeted late Wednesday. “About to shoot one of the last scenes for the music video … I have to pick a costume from the Cali Dreams Tour, which would u pick? #KP3D.”
While she didn’t specify for which track she was shooting the video, when she sat down with MTV News in March, she noted that she did have a video concept in mind for her Teenage Dream: The Complete Confection track “Wide Awake.”
About to shoot one of the last scenes for the music video… I have to pick a costume from the Cali Dreams Tour, which would u pick? #KP3D
— Katy Perry (@katyperry) May 3, 2012
“I know exactly what that music video is. I know exactly who is directing it. I know the art direction, the people, the narrative,” she explained. “And I had that idea while I was writing the song.”
In the same interview, Perry talked about the dreamy breakup track. “Well, there were two songs that I had from Teenage Dream that I couldn’t put on, it was ‘Part of Me’ and ‘Dressing Up.’ And then I knew we were doing the re-release and so I was like, ‘I got to get in the studio,’ because I can’t wait eight months to be able to put out this feeling that I’m feeling right now,” she said. ” ‘Cause God knows, it would take eight months to do another record. I couldn’t do it on the fly, to set up records it takes time.
“So I was like, ‘I’m getting into studio.’ I had two days to write and I wrote it with my regular crew,” she said of working with Dr. Luke, Max Martin and Bonnie McKee for the song. “Then I had two days to record. It was literally … I submitted the lyrics before I submitted the music because it was by the hair of my chinny chin chin that I put that song on the record. But I have a film that’s coming out in the summer that’s like a concert documentary. Not only did I write the song because I needed to flush that out of my system, but I wrote it for the film as well.”