Thursday, September 20, 2012

Kesha to release new single next week, album in December

Ke$ha returns next week with the release of “Die Young,” the first single from her forthcoming sophomore album, “Warrior,” which is due December 4.

“Die Young” will premiere at radio and be available at all digital providers on Tuesday, September 25th. The song was co-written by Ke$ha, Nate Ruess from fun., Dr. Luke, Benny Blanco and Cirkut.

Executive produced by Kemosabe Records head Dr. Luke, "Warrior" features tracks written by Ke$ha, as well as collaborations with producers, writers and musicians including, Max Martin, Benny Blanco, Cirkut, Bonnie McKee, Wayne Coyne, Iggy Pop, Patrick Carney, Ben Folds, Greg Kurstin, Kojak, Ammo, and Billboard.

There will be a 12 track standard version of the album and a 16 track deluxe edition. In addition, there will be an exclusive version of the album that will be sold at that will include a special bonus 5 song acoustic EP.

“I am so excited to finally share Warrior with all of my amazing Animals,” said Ke$ha. “I’ve been working for a year on this new record and have collaborated with some of my idols. This process has been long and intense and I couldn’t be more stoked to share this music. I hope with Warrior my fans get to know me in a much more raw and vulnerable way.”

KeSha's 2010 debut, “Animal,” has sold more than 2.5 million copies worldwide. Her smash debut single "TiK ToK" was named Billboard's #1 Hot 100 Song, was the most played song of 2010, and was the biggest-selling digital track in the world. Ke$ha has had 6 consecutive Top 10 hits including three #1 singles: "TiK ToK", "Your Love Is My Drug" and "We R Who We R."



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