We haven’t heard a peep from Katy Perry since she dropped “Prism” nearly three years ago in all its misguided sunflower aesthetic/cultural appropriative glory. Now, Perry has returned in a big way with her new single “Rise,” an anthem the world needs right now.
The song will be used throughout NBC’s 2016 Rio Olympics coverage to provide a soundtrack to beach volleyball or swimming or whatever other sports people play in the summer.
At 11 p.m. on Thursday, Perry tweeted out a link to the single, which is exclusively available to stream on Apple Music or download on iTunes, alongside the cover art.
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