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Katy Perry releases new music video, Rise

Singer Katy Perry has unveiled her new music video called Rise, which, incidentally, is the anthem for the Rio Olympics.

music Updated: Aug 06, 2016 13:02 IST
Katy Perry

Katy Perry’s new music video, Rise, is the anthem of Rio Olympics 2016. (AFP)

Singer Katy Perry has unveiled the highly-anticipated music video, Rise, which is the anthem for 2016 Rio Olympics. “Through the blood, sweat (lots of it), and tears, we keep rising. Finally, my new video for Rise,” Perry tweeted, reports aceshowbiz.com.

In the video, directed by Paul Gore and produced by Matthew Ayriss and Danny Lockwood, Perry is seen struggling with her pink parachute under water and dangling from a rocky cliff.

Watch Katy Perry’s Rise here:

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The Fireworks singer eventually flies with her parachute before landing on the rocky cliff again.

Perry had previously said that this song had been “brewing inside me for years”.

“I was inspired to finish it now, rather than save it for my next album, because now more than ever, there is a need for our world to unite. I know that together we can rise above the fear, in our country, and around the world,” she said.